Arctic Monkeys covers revealed

A friend lets slip what will be on new single

Details of the Arctic Monkeys‘ new single ’Leave Before The Lights Come On’ have emerged.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the band release the new song on August 14, accompanied with two cover versions.

Now the band’s friend The Sheriff Of Sheffield – who helped post early demos of the band online last year – has told fansite what the mystery B-sides will be.

Having indicated they would cover both a 60s song and a contemporary track, the group’s associate has revealed ’Put Your Dukes Up, John’ by The Little Flames will be the modern choice.


The classic track, meanwhile, will be ’Baby I’m Yours’ by 1960s legend Barbara Lewis, which is a collaboration with The 747s.

Both tracks were sung originally by female vocalists, although The Little Flames will be well known to Arcitc Monkeys fans. The two bands have toured together and Alex Turner has often being spotted wearing a Little Flames t-shirt.

These songs will be the Arctic Monkeys‘ first officially released covers, Althoughthe band have previously done a version of ’Love Machine’ by Girls Aloud for a radio session.