Alex Turner Describes Arctic Monkeys Album

Sounds like Dr Dre apparently...
Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has offered fans an insight into the making of their new album.

Perhaps the biggest guitar group left in the UK, any new step from Arctic Monkeys surely ranks as big news. So when the Sheffield band announce plans for a new album, a million pair of ears tend to prick up and listen.

Titled 'AM' the album drops on September 9th, with fans recently treated to new track 'Do I Wanna Know?'. Passion indie rock of the type only Arctic Monkeys can conjure, Alex Turner offers a new insight into the album in a fresh interview.

Chatting to NME, the frontman attempted to describe the sound of the new material. "It sounds like a Dr Dre beat, but we've given it an Ike Turner bowl-cut and sent it galloping across the desert on a Stratocaster." 

Continuing, Turner explained that the group wanted the upcoming album to "sound less like four lads playing in a room this time".

"Essentially, that's what it is, but if you can find a way to manipulate the instruments or the sounds to the point where it sounds a bit like a hip-hop beat that'd be boss in your car, then I think there's something quite cool about that."

Check out 'Do I Wanna Know?' below.

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