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Arctic Monkeys' Matt Helders And Milburn's Joe Carnall Detail Debut Album As Good Cop Bad Cop

Monday, 04 February 2019 Written by Jon Stickler

Arctic Monkey's Matt Helders and Milburn's Joe Carnall have announced their new collaborative project, Good Cop Bad Cop.

The pair are set to release the self-titled debut album under the moniker on March 29 and support it with spring tour dates. Stops include Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, London, Nottingham, Bristol and a homecoming date for the duo in Sheffield on April 19. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 6.

The record's first single, Silk and Leather, was written by Carnall and produced by Helders, with the vocalist sending homemade demos to the drummer in Los Angeles. The track showcases a more electronic sound than the pair are used to. Carnall said:

"Even though we're old mates, it was surreal having someone of that calibre drumming and singing backing vocals on songs I'd written."

Helders added:

"I've become progressively more interested in production over the years but have perhaps never been brave enough to take the first steps; Joe's project seemed like the perfect place to start. It was great for both of us as we could afford to make mistakes without a huge bill to pay at the end. It really was just two old friends spending time together and making music in a glorified garage."

Good Cop Bad Cop Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat April 13 2019 - GLASGOW King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
Mon April 15 2019 - MANCHESTER YES (The Pink Room)
Tue April 16 2019 - LEEDS Belgrave Music Hall
Thu April 18 2019 - LONDON Hoxton Hall
Fri April 19 2019 - SHEFFIELD Crookes Social Club
Sun April 21 2019 - NOTTINGHAM Bodega Social Club
Mon April 22 2019 - BRISTOL Thekla

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