ARCTIC MONKEYS share ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’ - first track from forthcoming new album 'The Car'

Still from ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’ video

Arctic Monkeys have launched ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’, the first track from their forthcoming new album, ‘The Car’, which is set for release on Friday 21st October.

The band’s seventh studio album, ‘The Car’ features ten new songs written by Alex Turner and produced by James Ford. Following 2018’s ‘Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino’, ‘The Car’ finds Arctic Monkeys running wild in a new and sumptuous musical landscape and contains some of the richest and most rewarding vocal performances of Alex Turner’s career.

Watch the video for ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’ directed by Alex Turner BELOW:

The tracklisting for ‘The Car’ is as follows:

There’d Better Be A Mirrorball

I Ain’t Quite Where I Think I Am

Sculptures Of Anything Goes

Jet Skis On The Moat

Body Paint

The Car

Big Ideas

Hello You

Mr Schwartz

Perfect Sense

Arctic Monkeys
'The Car’ album artwork – photo © Matt Helders 2022

The band will be playing the following headline and festival shows:


1 Cala Mijas Festival, Malaga, Spain

2 Kalorama, Lisbon, Portugal

4 Electric Picnic, Stradbally, Ireland

16 Life Is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas, Nevada, US

18 Primavera Sound, Los Angeles, California, US


4 Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5 Primavera Sound, São Paulo, Brazil

8 Pedreira Paulo Leminsk, Curitiba, Brazil

10 Kilk Fest, Asunción, Paraguay

12 Primavera Sound, Santiago de Chile, Chile

13 Primavera Sound, Buenos Aires, Argentina

15 Arena 1, Lima, Peru

17 Coliseo Live, Bogota, Colombia

19 Corona Capital Festival, Mexico City, Mexico


29 Lost Paradise, Sydney, Australia

31 Falls Festival VIC, Murron (Victoria), Australia


2 Falls Festival NSW, Yelgun, Australia

4 Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia

5 Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia

6 Heaps Good Festival, Adelaide, Australia

8 Falls Festival WA, Perth, Australia

11 Riverstage, Brisbane, Australia

14 The Domain, Sydney, Australia

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