Pete Doherty Plays Bataclan & Leads Crowd In French National Anthem

17 November 2016, 10:52 | Updated: 17 November 2016, 10:59

Pete Doherty at Le Bataclan Paris November 2016

Doherty performed at the Parisian venue, with support from his Libertines bandmate Carl Barat.

Pete Doherty played a gig at Le Bataclan, where he led the crowd in a rendition of the French National Anthem.

The Libertines frontman helped to reopen the venue just over year after the horrific terrorist attacks, which saw 89 people killed during an Eages Of Death Metal gig.

Joined by bandmate Carl Barat, Doherty sang a rendition of the national anthem, La Marseillaise, accompanied by a violinist.

Watch a YouTube video of the moment, courtesy of TheHalfcentury, below:

The pair also brandished a flag, which read "Fuck Forever Terrorism". See an image of the Don't Look Back Into The Sun rockers here:

Pete Doherty Carl Barat French Flag Bataclan

Photo: Getty

The venue was officially opened by Sting last weekend, who held a one minute silence during his gig.

Watch the Police star address the crowd in French here:

Sting and Doherty's shows at the venue will be followed by performances from Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour, who will play this Friday and Saturday night on the 18th and 19th of Novmeber respectively.

Meanwhile, Doherty's solo album, Hamburg Demonstrations, is set for release on 2 December 2016.


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