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Arctic Monkeys Surprise Fans With New Single And Video “R U Mine”

Before launching into their US Arena Tour with The Black Keys, the little rock band from Sheffield, England surprised fans in the wee hours of the morning when they released the single “R U Mine.” The track is a stand-alone, not included on the current album “Suck It And See.” This is the first time most of the band’s fans have heard the song.

The video is an interesting look at what it must be like for a musician to hear their material over the car stereo just like everyone else. The guys requested that Steve Jones, Sex Pistols’ member and host of Jonesy’s Jukebox on LA’s KROQ-FM, record video as he world-premiered it a few weeks ago.

Download the track from iTunes.

Tour Dates

03.03.12 Joe Louis Arena w/Black Keys – Detroit, MI
04.03.12 Schottenstein Center w/Black Keys – Columbus, OH
06.03.12 Sold out Cumberland County Civic Center w/Black Keys – Portland, ME
07.03.12 TD Garden w/Black Keys – Boston, MA
09.03.12 Sold out Verizon Center w/Black Keys – Washington, DC
10.03.12 Wells Fargo Center w/Black Keys – Philadelphia, PA
12.03.12 Sold out Madison Square Garden w/Black Keys – New York, NY
13.03.12 Bell Centre w/Black Keys – Montreal, QC
14.03.12 Sold out Air Canada Centre w/Black Keys – Toronto, ON
16.03.12 Conseco Fieldhouse w/Black Keys – Indianapolis, IN
18.03.12 Van Andel Arena w/Black Keys – Grand Rapids, MI
19.03.12 United Center w/Black Keys – Chicago, IL
20.03.12 Quicken Loans Arena w/Black Keys – Cleveland, OH
22.03.12 Sold out Madison Square Garden w/Black Keys – New York, NY
23.03.12 Constant Convocation Center w/Black Keys – Norfolk, VA
24.03.12 Sold out Bojangles Coliseum w/Black Keys – Charlotte, NC
28.03.12 Sports Palace – Mexico City, Mexico
04.04.12 Quilmes Rock Festival, River Plate Stadium – Buenos Aires, Argentina
13.04.12 Sold out Coachella Festival – Indio, California
20.04.12 Sold out Coachella Festival – Indio, California
22.04.12 Sold out Edgefest Festival w/The Black Keys – Frisco, Texas
24.04.12 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion w/Black Keys – Houston, TX
25.04.12 Frank Erwin Center w/Black Keys – Austin, TX
27.04.12 Chaifetz Arena w/Black Keys – St Louis, MO
28.04.12 BOK Center w/Black Keys – Tulsa, OK
30.04.12 Sold out 1st Bank Center w/Black Keys – Broomfield, CO
01.05.12 1st Bank Center w/Black Keys – Broomfield, CO
02.05.12 Maverik Center w/Black Keys – West Valley City, UT
04.05.12 Oracle Arena w/Black Keys – Oakland, CA
05.05.12 Powerbalance Pavilion w/Black Keys – Sacramento, CA
07.05.12 Rose Garden Arena w/Black Keys – Portland, OR
08.05.12 Key Arena @ Seattle Center w/Black Keys – Seattle, WA
09.05.12 Rogers Arena w/Black Keys – Vancouver, BC
11.05.12 Scotiabank Saddledome w/Black Keys – Calgary, AB
12.05.12 Rexall Place w/Black Keys – Edmonton, AB
14.05.12 MTS Centre w/Black Keys – Winnipeg, AB
15.05.12 Target Center w/Black Keys – Minneapolis, MN
16.05.12 Bradley Center w/Black Keys – Milwaukee, WI
23.06.12 Orion Music Festival – Atlantic City, New Jersey


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