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The Libertines Just Shared a Spaced-Out New Single, ‘Gunga Din’

performs live on the Main stage during day Two of Reading Festival on August 28, 2010 in Reading, England.

Update: The Libertines have shared the “Gunga Din” video. That’s below.

On Wednesday night, the Libertines announced that their first full-length since 2004, Anthems for Doomed Youth, would be out later this year and now today they’ve already shared its first single. Titled “Gunga Din,” the the track hints at a left turn for the band, opening with a distant dubby intro before diving into their typical, and promised, alt-rock anthemics. Listen to the track over at the BBC Radio site here.

Anthems for Doomed Youth will hit store shelves on September 4 via Harvest Records.