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Arctic Monkeys’ ’The Car’ makes shortlist for 2023 Mercury Prize

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Arctic MonkeysThe Car has made the shortlist for the 2023 Mercury Prize, the prestigious U.K. award which honors the best album of the year by a British or Irish artist.

With the nod for The Car, Arctic Monkeys have now been up for the Mercury Prize a total of five times, tying Radiohead‘s record for the most shortlist appearances. Alex Turner and company won the award in 2006 with their debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not.

The 2023 Mercury Prize winner will be revealed during a ceremony in London on September 7.

Arctic Monkeys will launch a U.S. tour in support of The Car on August 25 in Minneapolis.

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