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The Libertines

Can't Stand Me Now

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“Can’t Stand Me Now” is the first single from The Libertines’ eponymous second album. The song was their biggest hit and peaked at #2 on the UK singles chart. The song also received some exposure in the US; WFNX in Boston debuted the song by playing it twice back-to-back even before its official radio airplay release. The promotional video for the song was filmed at one of the band’s gigs at the Kentish Town Forum at the end of 2003 and was directed by ex-The Jesus and Mary Chain bassist Douglas Hart. The song was written by Carl Barât & Peter Doherty with Mark Keds (also known as Mark Myers and credited on this track as Mark Hammerton) who was previously in bands such as the Senseless Things, The Wildhearts and Jolt. Carl has said in an interview that he used to buy his... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ If you wanna try ... Oh oh oh ... Can't take me anywhere

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