Peter Doherty & Frédéric Lo announce the release of their new album ‘The Fantasy Life of Poetry & Crime’ through Strap Originals on Friday 18th March. A new single ‘You Can’t Keep It From Me Forever’ is available now to stream and download, along with the previous single ‘The Fantasy Life of Poetry & Crime,’ when you preorder the album from here.
Watch the video for ‘You Can’t Keep It From Me Forever,’ directed & edited by Roger Sargent, filmed by Katia de Vidas, and shot in a bunker in Normandy last week, below:
‘The Fantasy Life of Poetry & Crime’ will be available on Vinyl (in multiple colours), CD, cassette and digital download along with exclusive and signed items from the Official Store.
The full tracklisting is:
The Fantasy Life of Poetry & Crime
The Ballad Of.
You Can’t Keep It From Me Forever
Yes I Wear A Mask
Rock & Roll Alchemy
Keeping Me On File
Far From The Madding Crowd
‘The Fantasy Life of Poetry & Crime’ is another beguiling left turn by one of our most prolific artists, Peter Doherty, once again defying those critics who have written him off, and producing his finest work to date. Peter’s deft lyricism combined with Frederick’s delicious francophone musical arrangements is a marriage made in heaven.
Written during lockdown and produced by Frédéric Lo ‘The Fantasy Life of Poetry & Crime’ was recorded at Cateuil in Étretat (Normandy) and Studio Water Music in Paris and mixed by François Delabrière at Studio Moderne, Paris. All words are by Peter Doherty and music by Frédéric Lo.
Frédéric Lo is a French musician, musical director, composer, arranger, music producer and singer-songwriter. Living in Paris, Lo is most notably known for his work in duet with Daniel Darc and for his work with Pony Pony Run Run, Stephan Eicher, Maxime Le Forestier, Christophe Honoré and Alex Beaupain.
Peter Doherty has released three albums with The Libertines (‘Up The Bracket’ (2002), ‘The Libertines’(2004) & ‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’(2015) and With Babyshambles ‘Down In Albion’ (2005), ‘Shotters Nation’ (2007) & ’Sequel To The Prequel’(2013), two solo albums ‘Grace/Wastelands’ (2009) &’ Hamburg Demonstrations’(2017) and Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres (2019).
Live dates in the UK and Europe by Peter Doherty & Frédéric Lo will be announced shortly.