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Arctic Monkeys UK Arena Tour 2013

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Don't they look good on the dancefloor?
Sheffield sensations Arctic Monkeys are on the crest of a wave with a headlining spot at Glastonbury and a new album and tour on the way.

The new album will be released on September 9 and a UK arena tour will begin October 22.

Arctic Monkeys
On the crest of a wave: Arctic Monkeys


The trek around the UK kicks off at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena and plays Birmingham LG Arena on October 31. It will conclude at the group's hometown Motorpoint Arena on November 2.

The full dates are:

October 22: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena;
October 23: Manchester Arena;
October 25: London Earls Court;
October 28: Liverpool Echo Arena;
October 29: Cardiff Motorpoint Arena;
October 31: Birmingham LG Arena;
November 1: Glasgow Hydro;
November 2: Sheffield Motorpoint Arena.


Arctic Monkeys
New album: Arctic Monkeys (pic: Zackery Michael)


The tour will promote the Arctic Monkeys' fifth studio album, AM. Produced by James Ford and Ross Orton, the album features contributions from Josh Homme, Pete Thomas and Bill Ryder-Jones, with one of the tracks, I Wanna Be Yours, featuring the words of punk poet John Cooper Clarke.

The tracklisting for AM is:

1. Do I Wanna Know?
2. R U Mine?
3. One For The Road
4. Arabella
5. I Want It All
6. No. 1 Party Anthem
7. Mad Sounds
8. Fireside
9. Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?
10.Snap Out Of It
11.Knee Socks
12 I Wanna Be Yours


Arctic Monkeys


The band's previous studio albums are Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006), Favourite Worst Nightmare (2007), Humbug (2009) and Suck It and See (2011). A live album, At the Apollo, was released in 2008. Their first single on the Domino label, I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor, released in October 2005, went straight to number one on the UK singles chart.
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Why? If you missed them at Glastonbury, see the Arctic Monkeys at an arena near you
When: Oct 22 - Nov 2, 2013 (tour); Oct 31 in Birmingham
Phone: 0844 338 8000
Where: LG Arena, Birmingham
Cost: From 28 plus fees
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