MS MR cover Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ – watch

The Brooklyn act performed the song in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Late

Stateside duo MS MR have covered Arctic Monkeys‘ recent single ‘Do I Wanna Know?’.

Click above to watch vocalist Lizzy Plapinger and producer Max Hershenow perform their version of the track for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge Late. MS MR will appear at Reading and Leeds Festivals this weekend (August 23-25) on the Festival Republic stage.

Arctic Monkeys release their fifth studio album, ‘AM’, on September 9. Guests on the album include Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and former member of The Coral, Bill Ryder-Jones. Turner previously claimed that there was a rap and hip-hop influence on the album, saying one song sounds like Dr Dre.

Later this year, Arctic Monkeys will embark on a nine-date UK tour, including a homecoming gig at Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena. Starting in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on October 22, the tour will then visit Manchester, London, Liverpool, Cardiff, Birmingham and Glasgow before ending with the Sheffield gig on November 2. The Strypes will support on all dates.

Arctic Monkeys 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)

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