The Libertines officially confirm reunion and release Hyde Park details (ticket links)

The Libertines have this morning officially confirmed that they will reunite for a summer show in London's Hyde Park.

The long awaited confirmation comes after a week of endless speculation and rumours - predominantly fuelled by an array of hints and clues released by both the band members and their social media sites.
One of the last 'hints' to appear on the bands Facebook page. A picture of Julius (July) Caesar - the FIFTH Roman General.
Finally breaking the news just moments ago, the four-pieice wrote on their Facebook page, ''THE GOOD SHIP ALBION IS SETTING SAIL SOONER THAN YOU THOUGHT. We're HEADLINING BST Hyde Park, 5th July.''

You can read more about how the band slowly but surely drip fed fans the news of their comeback via  Carl Barat says 'keep July 5th free' and  The Libertines to reunite for Hyde Park shows?

The London band, who last played together when they reunited back in 2010 to play at the Reading and Leeds festivals, have also released the full event details - including the gigs line-up and ticket release date.

Tickets will go on sale on May 2nd but can be pre-ordered as of Monday from The Libertines Hyde Park Tickets Pre-Order.
One of the first 'hints' to appear on official Libertines Facebook page. A map of London's Hyde Park,
The full line-up has now also been officially announced after it was leaked by Sheffield band, Reverend and The Makers in the early hours of this morning.
The official line-up
The official line-up
Late last night, both and were some of the first to break the news of the Hyde Park shows rumoured line-up as well as an early reunion confirmation after the following information (see imagine below), was quietly placed on the ticket part of - who appeared to refrain from publicising it.


By George Henry King