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Seven Deadly Sins

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Seven Deadly Sins is the title of a Libertines song, officially released as a B-side for the 2003 single, Time for Heroes. Carl Barat sings the lead part of the song. In 2015, it was announced that a reworked version of the track would feature on The Libertines' third album, due to be released in September that year, as a deluxe edition bonus track. An early instrumental version of the song featured on the Legs XI demos, under the name 7 Deadly Frenchmen.

Seven Deadly Sins was one of the songs that Barat and Doherty sang together at the Hackney Empire reunion gig in April 2007, despite it never being a fan favourite at previous Libertines gigs.

In 2010, a DVD surfaced of The Libertines playing the song live at The 12 Bar Club, London in 2001

Appearing on

Anthems for Doomed Youth (Deluxe Edition Bonus Track) The LibertinesAlbum2015-09-11
Horrorshow in London Town (Demo) The LibertinesSessionUnknown


AB brussels 2016 The LibertinesAncienne Belgique, Brussels2016-05-03
An Evening With Pete Doherty Pt.2 The LibertinesHackney Empire, London2007-04-12
Rhythm Factory Peter DohertyLondon (Whitechapel), UK2004-07-13
The Forum, 2003 The Libertines2003-12-16
12 Bar Club The LibertinesLondon, UK2001-02-26


The seven deadly sins
We refine them all and thus
Well the degenerate kings, pushy beggars
Fallen ladies of letters and verse
Pride, lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath and envy
It's all in a hard days work for me
And I, I pay no mind
And I pay no mind
To a name that you will employ me
I despise all their kind
Job search and destroy me

Oh hand me my gun
My friend we'll have some fun
We'll shoot down the spies through the trees
And kick up the leaves
In the morning breeze
Pay no mind

And the old iron bells
Still ring in the old machine
And I’ll chain you to hell
Or poison your soul but it seems to rebel
It's obscene, you stay home and get lean
Live in your mind but don't live out your dreams
No oh no pay no mind

NameSeven Deadly Sins
BandThe Libertines

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