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Alex Turner: “In the longterm? Maybe I’ll go off and make furniture…”

Alex Turner: “In the longterm? Maybe I’ll go off and make furniture…”

Alex Turner discusses Arctic Monkeys’ past, present and future in the new issue of Uncut, dated June 2014.

The band, their friends and collaborators talk about their roots, how living in America has affected them and whether the group are ready to take their place in the rock pantheon.

Asked about the band’s longterm plans, Turner says: “It’s foggy out there. Maybe I’ll go off and make furniture…”

Of their career so far, he explains: “It feels like a quest, it doesn’t feel like there’s a beginning or end to this thing.”

The new Uncut, dated June 2014, is out on Friday (April 25).

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