Arctic Monkeys | 06/01/09

Image: arctics press shot, album 3

Arctic Monkeys release their third album on Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The as-yet-untitled album features 10 brand new Arctic Monkeys’ songs and was produced by Josh Homme in the Mojave Desert and Los Angeles and James Ford in Brooklyn.

The album will be available on CD (WIGCD220), vinyl (WIGLP220) and via digital download (WIG220D). Tracklisting is as follows:

1. My Propeller
2. Crying Lightning
3. Dangerous Animals
4. Secret Door
5. Potion Approaching
6. Fire And The Thud
7. Cornerstone
8. Dance Little Liar
9. Pretty Visitors
10. The Jeweller’s Hands

Arctic Monkeys will be headlining the Reading and Leeds Festivals in August and playing the following shows over the summer:

  • Thursday         2nd  July           Opener Festival, Gydnia, Poland            
  • Saturday          4th July            Rock For People, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
  • Sunday            5th July            Vienna Arena, Austria
  • Tuesday          7th July             Prokurative, Split, Croatia
  • Thursday         9th July            Exit Festival, Serbia
  • Saturday          1st August       All Points West, New Jersey, America
  • Sunday            2nd August      Osheaga Festival, Montreal, Canada
  • Thursday         13th August      Oya Festival, Oslo, Norway
  • Friday             14th August      Way Out West, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Saturday          15th August      Beat Day Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Friday             21st August      Highfield Festival, Erfurt, Germany
  • Saturday          22nd August     Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt, Belgium
  • Sunday            23rd August      Lowlands Festival, Holland
  • Friday             28th August      Leeds Festival, England
  • Saturday          29th August      Reading Festival, England

Friday             6th November Zenith, Paris, France (just announced, tix on sale from June 3rd via