Arctic Monkeys (band)

Arctic Monkeys are a four-piece indie rock band from Sheffield who have gained critical success worldwide on all of their 5 current albums. They have been described as the best band since the early Oasis days.

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Who are the Arctic Monkeys?


Arctic Monkeys is a rock band, which hails from Sheffield, England. The band's current line up consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist and guitar), Jamie Cook (guitar), Nick O'Malley(bass) (who replaced previous bass player Andy Nicholson in 2006), and Matt Helders (drums). Arctic Monkeys is signed to independent record label, Domino.

Although they are widely popular, it is noted that they are a part of the Indie rock scene. The Arctic Monkey's debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, sold 363,735 copies in the first week, making it the fast selling debut album for a band in UK music chart history.

Arctic Monkeys are often noted for their social realism-influenced lyrics, which describe working class life in England. Alex Turner is the band's primary lyricist.

In 2007, the band has released the CD Favourite Worst Nightmare, which charted at #1 in the UK Albums chart. Singles off the album were "Brianstorm", "Fluorescent Adolescent" and "Teddy Picker".

In 2009, Arctic Monkeys released their third studio album, Humbug, which again charted #1 on the UK Albums chart. Singles off the album are "Crying Lightning" and "Cornerstone".

Can you suggest an Internet UK radio station that plays indie rockpunk music -apart from XFM and Virgin which are too commercial- I like bands like Joy Division Smiths but also Arctic Monkeys etc?

Try BBC 6music, available from the radio player. From the bands you have listed, it should cater to your tastes perfectly.

You may also want to try You can select any artist and it will play similar artists. It's a great way to listen to favourites and find new music at the same time.

How do you get in contact with the arctic monkeys to show your apprecition?

Go on their website or use their myspace page

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What album of the arctic monkeys Balaclava on?

The song Balaclava is on the album "Favourite Worst Nightmare".

What are the arctic monkeys?

The Arctic Monkeys are an indie rock band from High Green, Sheffield. They have released 4 albums;

.Whatever People Say I am, Thats What I'm Not

.Favourite Worst Nightmare


.Suck It And See

They consist of Alex Turner(Vocals, Guitar) Jamie Cook(Guitar) Nick O' Malley(Bass) and Matt Helders(Drums). Their first bassist, Andy Nicholson, left after the first album, due to what is believed to be tiredness sustained during their tours.

Hope this helps!

What is the newest Arctic Monkeys album?

The newest Arctic Monkeys album is Humbug, released in 2009.

Are muse better than arctic monkeys?

yes muse are better than arctic monkeys the produce way better music

Where are Arctic Monkeys from?

Arctic Monkeys are an English alternative rock band from High Green, a suburb of Sheffield
All four members of the Arctic Monkeys are from High Green,a suburb of Sheffield,England

Who is better the Kooks or Arctic Monkeys?

The Kooks because they are smarter than the Monkeys

What was the 1st Arctic Monkeys album?

Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not,

Is the band arctic monkeys still together or did they break up?

Still together and currently recording their 3rd album.Apparently a fraction of it is produced by Josh Homme. Still together and currently recording their 3rd album.Apparently a fraction of it is produced by Josh Homme.

What bands play similar music to arctic monkeys?

The Last Shadow Puppets, The Rascals, Franz Ferdinand, The Libertines, The Strokes, Kasabian, The Vaccines, The Fratellis, The Wombats, The Kooks