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Arctic Monkeys team up with Josh Homme for third album

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Arctic Monkeys

The Arctic Monkeys took a trip to the desert to meet up with Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme for its third yet to be titled album.

The follow-up album to 2007’s Favorite Worst Nightmare is expected to be released this summer.

The group premiered four new songs earlier this month at a show in New Zealand. reports that the new songs, expected to be on the upcoming album, include: “Go-Kart,” “Crying Lighting,” Pretty Visitors,” and “Dangerous Animals.”

Homme appeared on BBC radio 1 this month confirming that he acted as a producer for the Sheffield group that has been recording in Joshua Tree.

“Oh man, it was great. We spent most of the time in Joshua Tree and it was really cool to be present and watch them go nuts,” Homme said according to

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner spent 2008 focused on his side-project The Last Shadow Puppets.  The Arctic Monkeys burst onto the mainstream musical scene in 2006 with their debut Whatever People Say I am, That’s What I’m Not, which featured the hit song “I bet you look good on the dancefloor.”

The group is currently touring Australia.





Written by David Young

January 25, 2009 at 3:51 pm

Posted in Concerts, Music

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  1. With the Josh Homme, I think the AM will keep the quality that they have. The hype around them is big, if they keep their level, they’ve all to be the best band of 00’s.

    Rise Arctic, we trust in you.

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    January 26, 2009 at 7:52 am

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