Hear Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Humbug’ on NME Radio today (Aug 20)

NME Radio will be playing highlights from the forthcoming album from 4pm (BST)

NME Radio are set play extended highlights from Arctic Monkeys‘ new album ‘Humbug’ today (August 19).

The band’s third record is not out until next Monday (August 24), but between 4 and 5pm (BST) we’ll be playing a selection of songs from the album.

Along with the exclusive preview, the special show will include insights from NME journalists who’ve spoken to the band recently, and who were there when the album was recorded.

To tune in, head to Sky Channel 0184, Virgin Media 975, Freesat 727, DAB in London or NME.COM/Radio.

Meanwhile an NME Radio iPhone application, which allows users to listen to the station at better then normal quality and text the studio direct, has been made available on iTunes.

Meanwhile Arctic Monkeys will headline the Reading And Leeds Festivals which take place between August 28 and 30.