Arctic Monkeys preview new track at All Points West

They debut 'Cornerstone' in New Jersey

Arctic Monkeys gave a track from their upcoming ‘Humbug’ album its live debut at All Points West this weekend.

The band performed Saturday evening (August 1) at Liberty State Park, in front of a crowd sporting bikini tops and sunglasses as opposed to the previous day’s soggy, poncho-clad audience.

In addition to older tracks such as ‘Brianstorm’, ‘This House Is A Circus’ and ’If You Were There, Beware’, the band previewed several tracks from ’Humbug’, including ‘Potion Approaching’ and ‘Cornerstone’, which frontman Alex Turner said was a special treat for the US audience.

“We’ve never played this one before, but you deserve it,” Turner quipped, and asked “Is everybody looking forward to Tool? That’s what I wanna know.”

The band’s 50-minute set included live favourites like ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ and ‘Do Me A Favour’, closing out their set with new single ‘Crying Lightning’.

Arctic Monkeys played:

‘Pretty Visitors’
‘This House Is A Circus’
‘If You Were There, Beware’
‘Potion Approaching’
‘Fluorescent Adolescent’
‘The View From The Afternoon’
‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’
‘My Propeller’
‘Do Me A Favour’
‘Crying Lightning’

Meanwhile, the band are set to perform an intimate show at Highline Ballroom in New York City tonight (August 3). Stay tuned to NME.COM for a full report from that show.

–By our New York staff.
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