Sheffield indie heroes Arctic Monkeys to reissue debut album

Arctic Monkeys are set to reissue their 2006 debut album '˜Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not' on vinyl.

Wednesday, 21st March 2018, 7:17 am
Updated Wednesday, 21st March 2018, 7:25 am
Arctic Monkeys.

The Sheffield band – who are expected to release their sixth studio album later this year – will reissue their classic LP as the ‘Record of the Month’ for April 2018 from subscription service Vinyl Me, Please.

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Cameron Schaefer, head of music at Vinyl Me, Please, said: “There was this period in the early 2000s after ‘Is This It’ came out, when the Strokes, Kings of Leon, and Arctic Monkeys were at various points of their arc, where it felt like rock n’ roll was going to be OK.

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Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner reportedly told fans recently that a new single from his band is coming “soon.”

There has also been speculation that the new album is coming in May but this has not been confirmed officially.

READ MORE: Arctic Monkeys announce first tour date for 2018The band, which firmed in High Green in 2002, recently announced a string of live shows at festivals across North America and Europe for the summer.