When Pete Doherty Queued For Oasis' Be Here Now Album...

12 March 2018, 13:03 | Updated: 12 March 2018, 16:49

Re-live The Libertines frontman's hilarious pre-fame interview.

Pete Doherty turns 39 today, and we're celebrating The Libertines rocker's birthday with some classic pre-fame footage.

Do you remember this vintage video of Pete Doherty queuing up to buy Oasis's Be Here Now in 1997? Well, you should...

In the throwback vid, an 18-year-old Doherty is interviewed by MTV while eating a croissant- and he of course comes out with some belters.

When asked to describe the Manchester band in one sentence, the cheeky teen responds: "I subscribe to the Umberto Eco view that Noel Gallagher’s a poet and Liam’s a town crier, and I've always seen that as a perfect combination."

Then, when asked to sum Oasis up in one word, he simply responds: "Trousers".

Proof indeed that the Libs man has always had a way with words. 

Video: YouTube/MTV/yamakemelaff