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Arctic Monkeys: 'We'd be fake to go back to sound of first album'

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Arctic Monkeys have vowed not to return to the 'chip shop rock and roll' sound of their first two albums for fear of being "fake".

Drummer Matt Helders insisted that the 'R U Mine?' band have evolved since 2006's Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not and 2007's Favourite Worst Nightmare.

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Helders told the Calgary Herald: "For us, it seems obvious to do something different when you make a new record.

"I know that bands can successfully carry on by having a similar sound forever, can have a full career out of it. Obviously many do and that works. It's just that I don't think we'd ever want to do that.

"We couldn't make a record like our first record again, it would sound a bit fake."

Bassist Nick O'Malley recently disclosed details of the band's planned fifth album, revealing that the LP will contain "fast" songs.

Frontman Alex Turner declared in March his eagerness to get a "head start" on writing the indie group's next record.

Watch the music video for Arctic Monkeys' 'R U Mine?' below:

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