They're one of the most influential acts in modern indie rock - and they're set to play to an audience of just 400 in Southampton next spring. 

Promoters at The Joiners have announced a special intimate show by The Libertines at Engine Rooms on Monday February 12. 

They wished fans luck grabbing tickets, which are set to go on sale today (Tuesday November 14) at 10am at 

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It will be a very special show leading up to the release of the band's new album All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade.

It's a huge coup for such a huge act to play on such a small stage.

The band, made up of Carl Barât, Pete Doherty, John Hassall and Gary Powell, will play 13 venues from December to February.

First formed in 1997, the band rose to fame in the early 2000s. They quickly amassed a huge fan following, but frontman Doherty became infamous for his drug addiction.

Following an acrimonious split in 2004, they reformed for Reading and Leeds festivals in 2010 and Hyde Park in 2014.