Arctic Monkeys | 09/06/09

Image: arctics press shot, album 3

Arctic Monkeys unwrap their third album, entitled ‘Humbug’ on Monday the 24th of August 2009

Humbug’ 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, USA

Sunday                        2nd August      Osheaga Festival, Montreal, Canada

Friday – Sunday          7th- 9th August (date TBC) Lollapalooza, Chicago, USA

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