The seventh album by Arctic Monkeys, titled “The Car,” will feature the lead song, a jazzy slow-burner titled “There’d Better Be A Mirrorball.”

The new song is equally shimmering and contemplative with a hint of ’60s pop balladry, matching how the band has previewed their new work in recent months.

In the opening stanza, Alex Turner sings, “Don’t get emotional, that ain’t like you / Yesterday’s still leaking through the roof / That’s nothing new.”

Just over a day has passed since the band’s career-spanning performance at this year’s Leeds Festival, which they headlined on Sunday (August 28) after doing the same at Reading.

The Car will be released on October 21 through Domino, as Arctic Monkeys previously announced last Wednesday (August 24).

They performed a brand-new song, titled “I Ain’t Quite Where I Think I Am,” during their concert at the Zurich Openair festival in Switzerland the day before the news broke.

The Arctic Monkeys’ forthcoming global tour will feature songs from their album “The Car,” as expected by fans. They will play shows in South America and Australia after appearing at a number of festivals in Europe (including the Cala Mijas and MEO Kalorama festivals in Spain and Lisbon, respectively), the United Kingdom (Electric Picnic in Ireland), and North America (including Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas and Primavera Sound in Los Angeles).

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