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Mahalia is inspired by Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner

Mahalia is inspired by Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner

Mahalia is inspired by Arctic Monkeys’ frontman Alex Turner. The rising Neo soul star, who lives in Birmingham but is from Leicester, has revealed the unlikely influence in the Sheffield-born singer and his pronunciation of words, particularly on the track ‘Mardy Bum’. In an interview with The Times newspaper, Mahalia said: "It was the way he said words. "I loved ‘... »

Pete Doherty refused to listen to Arctic Monkeys

Pete Doherty refused to listen to Arctic Monkeys

Pete Doherty refused to listen to Arctic Monkeys when they started out because he feared they would be much better than his band The Libertines. The 40-year-old rocker avoided Alex Turner’s songs for a "long, long time" because he "heard they were good" and would give him an inferiority complex. In an interview on ‘Phil Taggart’s Slacker Podcast’, Pete s... »

Miles Kane: Last Shadow Puppets could reform

Miles Kane: Last Shadow Puppets could reform

Miles Kane would "never say never" to another Last Shadow Puppets reunion. The 32-year-old rocker – who recently released his third solo album ‘Coup De Grace’ – formed the side project with Arctic Monkeys frontman and longtime pal Alex Turner in 2008 before releasing their second album ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’ in 2016. And although fans... »

Alex Turner has new girlfriend

Alex Turner has new girlfriend

Alex Turner has a new girlfriend. The Arctic Monkeys frontman only split from Taylor Bagley – whom he was dating for three years – back in July, but he’s wasted no time getting back on the market as he’s said to be enjoying a string of dates with French singer Louise Verneuil. A source told The Sun newspaper: "It is still very early days but Alex has been spending time... »

Alex Turner splits from model girlfriend

Alex Turner splits from model girlfriend

Alex Turner has split from his model girlfriend. The Arctic Monkeys frontman had been dating Taylor Bagley, 31, for three years, and the pair even have each other’s names inked on their arms, but they made their decision to go their separate ways in July because things weren’t working out anymore. A source told The Sun newspaper: "They were private about their relationship and nev... »

Arctic Monkeys’ fans launch petition for band to play Knebworth

Arctic Monkeys’ fans launch petition for band to play Knebworth

Arctic Monkeys’ fans have launched a petition for the band to play Knebworth. The ‘R U Mine?’ hitmakers are currently on their sold-out arena tour in support of their latest LP ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’, but fans are keen for Alex Turner and co to put on their own one-day festival at the famous park in Hertfordshire, near London, which has hosted some of t... »

Oli Sykes: Arctic Monkeys have always inspired Bring Me The Horizon

Oli Sykes: Arctic Monkeys have always inspired Bring Me The Horizon

Oli Sykes says Arctic Monkeys have always inspired Bring Me The Horizon because they aren’t afraid to alter their style from one album to the next. The 31-year-old frontman believes more groups should embrace change in the music industry, and he has praised the band’s lead vocalist Alex Turner – who he went to school with in Sheffield, northern England – for "always&qu... »

Arctic Monkeys avoided big choruses

Arctic Monkeys avoided big choruses

Alex Turner has admitted that Arctic Monkeys’ new album is lacking in "big choruses". The ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ hitmakers released their sixth LP ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ earlier this year, and the frontman explained how the focus of their songwriting has changed over the years. Appearing on podcast ‘Kyle Meredith With... »

Arctic Monkeys keen for Tame Impala collaboration

Arctic Monkeys keen for Tame Impala collaboration

Arctic Monkeys would love to work with Tame Impala. The Australian band’s frontman Kevin Parker recently admitted he’s down for jumping into the studio with the Sheffield group as they share multi-instrumentalist touring member Cameron Avery, who worked on the band’s Mercury Prize-nominated LP ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’. And now the ‘R U Mine? group&#... »

Arcitic Monkeys keen to follow up AM6

Arcitic Monkeys keen to follow up AM6

Arctic Monkeys are keen to make a follow-up to ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’. Frontman Alex Turner is loving touring their latest record so much that it could lead to him and his bandmates – Matt Helders and Nick O’Malley – "jumping back in the studio" when they’ve wrapped their shows. Speaking to Matt Wilkinson on Beats 1, the ‘Fluoresce... »

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