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ARCTIC MONKEYS Announce Second New York City Date - December 10th

posted Oct 27, 2009, 1:19 PM by Vu Nguyen

Upcoming Release of Second Single, “Cornerstone”

“Three albums in, the lads from northern England continue to churn out spiky Britpop anthems.” Entertainment Weekly
“Consider the Monkeys still worthy of hot pursuit.” People
“Despite a vintage tilt and grimy crunch, we never leave the Arctic circle, thanks to the band’s customary tart lyrics and springy melodies.” USA Today

The UK’s Arctic Monkeys are heading stateside this December and will be playing a second New York City show on December 10th at Terminal 5. Kicking off their North American tour on December 6th in Chicago, both the band’s D.C. and previously announced New York City date on December 11th have already sold out. Tickets for the newly added date will be on-sale this Friday, October 30th at 10am EST.
In addition to the upcoming tour, the band are set to release “Cornerstone,” the second single from their recent album Humbug (Domino Records), which debuted at #1 on the UK charts. The 10" release will feature three new b-sides – “Catapult, “Sketchead, and “Fright Lined Dining Room” – and will be available digitally on Tuesday, November 17th and physically on Tuesday, December 8th. You can watch the video of “Cornerstone,” which was directed by Richard Ayaoade, here:

Further information can be found at

Dates in full:
* With Special Guests Screaming Females

December 6th, 2009                                   Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre*
December 7th, 2009                                   Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre *
December 8th, 2009                                   Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club* (SOLD OUT)
December 10th, 2009                                 New York, NY @ Terminal 5*
December 11th, 2009                                  New York, NY @ Terminal 5 * (SOLD OUT)
December 13th, 2009                                  Boston, MA @  House of Blues *
December 14th, 2009                                  Montreal, CA @  Metropolis
“Cornerstone” Digital download tracklisting:
1.    Cornerstone
2.    Catapult
3.    Sketchead
4.    Fright Lined Dining Room
“Cornerstone” 10’ tracklisting:
A.    Cornerstone
A1.  Catapult
B.    Sketchead
B1.  Fright Lined Dining Room