Arctic Monkeys have shared Body Paint, a new track from upcoming album The Car.  The release comes as the band add a second Manchester gig to their recently announced UK and Ireland tour.

The second gig in Manchester will also be at Amirates Old Trafford in June 2023.  The Mysterines and The Hives will support Arctic Monkeys on their UK and Ireland tour.

Body Paint is accompanied by a video directed by Brook Linder which was filmed in London and Missouri.

New album The Car is due for release on Friday 21 October.  The album is currently available for pre-sale from the Arctic Monkeys webstore.

When do Arctic Monkeys headline at Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford?

Arctic Monkeys headline at Emirates Old Trafford on 2 June 2023.  The Manchester gig is one of 13 dates they have announced:
29 May   –   Bristol, Ashton Gate Stadium
31 May   –   Coventry, Building Society Arena
2 June   –   Manchester, Emirates Old Trafford
3 June   –   Manchester, Emirates Old Trafford (new date)
5 June   –   Middlesbrough, Riverside Stadium
7 June   –   Norwich, Carrow Road Stadium
9 June   –   Sheffield, Hillsborough Park
10 June   –   Sheffield, Hillsborough Park
12 June   –   Swansea, Swansea Stadium
14 June   –   Southampton, Ageas Bowl
16 June   –   London, Emirates Stadium
17 June   –   London, Emirates Stadium
20 June   –   Dublin, Marlay Park
25 June   –   Glasgow, Bellahouston Park

When do tickets go on sale for Arctic Monkeys’ UK and Ireland tour?

Tickets for Arctic Monkeys’ UK and Ireland tour go on sale at 9am on Friday 30 September.

image of Arctic Monkeys courtesy Zackery Michael