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Arctic Monkeys announce UK tour

Arctic Monkeys

Story by Jack Foley

HOT off the back of the release of their record-breaking debut album, Arctic Monkeys have announced a full UK tour, including one night at London’s Brixton Academy in April.

The band made history in January when their debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not sold more than 360,000 copies in its first week of retail, thereby breaking the record for a debut release set by Hear’Say in 2001.

The band will be playing Brixton Academy on Thursday, April 27, 2006.

The full tour dates are as follows…

13 – Nottingham Rock City
14 – Glasgow Carling Academy
15 – Newcastle Carling Academy
17 – Bournemouth BIC
18 – Plymouth Pavillions
19 – Wolverhampton Civic
21 – Newport Centre
22 – Rotherham Magna Centre
23 – Blackpool Empress Ballroom
25 – Hull Ice Rink
26 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
27 – London Brixton Carling Academy

Read our review of the album