Introspective tune comes from the group’s forthcoming album The Car, out Oct. 21

Breaking up is laborious to do — and, because the Arctic Monkeys reveal on the band’s emotive new single “There’d Better Be A Mirrorball,” it’s even tougher when the top of the connection is a reluctant one.

The tune, which serves because the opening monitor to the British rock outfit’s forthcoming album The Car, is accompanied by a vintage-inspired video documenting the band in the studio directed by Arctic Monkeys frontman, Alex Turner.

“So should you wanna stroll me to the automotive/You oughta know I’ll have a heavy coronary heart,” Turner pleads on the tune’s refrain. “So can we please be completely positive/That there’s a mirrorball?”

The Car marks the group’s latest music since 2018’s jazz-tinged Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino.

A launch saying the album calls says The Car

finds the indie rock icons “working wild in a new and luxurious musical panorama,” and teases “a number of the richest and most rewarding vocal performances of Alex Turner’s profession.” The album drops Oct. 21 by way of Domino Recording Company.

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