Rumours are flying across Twitter (yeah, that most reliable of sources) that the 'Monkeys are heading into the studio to start recording album number 5. With #arcticmonkeys5thalbum trending harder than a Kate Middleton/ Chris Brown sex tape, fans are clamouring for information. The source of the rumour is fan account ArcticMonkeysUS, who claimed that the band are set to enter the Joshua Tree studio - the same studio they recorded a chunk of 2009's Humbug in. Addressing sceptics, ArcticMonkeysUS pointed to their track record for being on point with information:
"info comes from the top. I won' lose sleep if u dont believe it but you cant speak to my credibility. When have i been wrong?"
Alex Turner has been telling press this year that their next album is going to be a heavier work in the vein of last single R U Mine - he also told Artrocker magazine that it would most likely be recorded in Sheffield, as opposed to 2011s Suck It And See album where the songs were written across continents: