Label: Rough Trade
Key Track: "What Became of the Likely Lads"

The U.K.'s version of the Strokes managed to be not quite as good as their American counterparts, although that might just be because of the crack.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
Prior to recording their eponymous second LP, vocalist/guitarist Pete Doherty served time in prison for breaking into fellow vocalist/guitarist Carl Barat's flat.