Band had their performance bumped by Kanye West earlier this month
Arctic Monkeys made a rescheduled appearances on US late night television show Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, finally making it to air after being bumped when Kanye West‘s recent interview overran.
The Sheffield band had originally been scheduled to perform on the chat show after West’s October 10 interview. However, after West overran while talking about Kimmel’s parody of the now infamous interview with Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1.
Dressed in a black shirt and leather jacket, Alex Turner led his bandmates through performances of ‘R U Mine?’ and ‘Do I Wanna Know?’, both taken from Arctic Monkeys’ 2013 album ‘AM’. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to watch ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ now. ‘R U Mine?’ can be seen above.
During his original interview, Kanye West discussed everything from the fact he thinks girlfriend Kim Kardashian should have a star on the Hollywood walk of fame to his feelings on classism, first touched upon in the Zane Lowe interview last month.
Meanwhile, Arctic Monkeys tour the UK later this month. The band will be joined by The Strypes and will play:
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (October 22)
Manchester Arena (23)
London Earls Court (25, 26)
Liverpool Echo Arena (28)
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (29)
Birmingham LG Arena (31)
Glasgow Hydro Arena (November 1)
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (2)