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Arctic Monkeys premiere new ‘The Car’ track, “Body Paint”

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Arctic Monkeys have premiered a new song called “Body Paint,” a track off their upcoming album, The Car.

You can listen to “Body Paint” now via digital outlets and watch its accompanying video streaming now on YouTube.

The Car, which also features the previously released single “There’d Better Be a Mirrorball,” will be released October 21. It’s the seventh studio Arctic Monkeys effort and the first since 2018’s Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino.

Arctic Monkeys will be touring South America, Australia and the U.K. later this year and into 2023 in support of The Car. Alex Turner and company don’t currently have any U.S. dates on their schedule, but you can watch them perform “Body Paint” on Thursday’s episode of NBC’s The Tonight Show.

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