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The Car

    The Car is the seventh studio album from Arctic Monkeys. Featuring ten new songs written by Alex Turner, produced by James Ford and recorded at Butley Priory, Suffolk, La Frette, Paris and RAK Studios, London.


    Liam says: Making the descent back to Earth after their stay at the Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, Arctic Monkeys continue where they left off with album number seven. From stunning string-led ballads ("There'd Better Be A Mirrorball", "Big Ideas"), to late night funk ("Hello You", "Jet Skis On The Moat"), "The Car" proceeds with Arctic's evolution with lavish and exquisite results.


    SIDE A
    1. There'd Better Be A Mirrorball
    2. I Ain't Quite Where I Think I Am
    3. Sculptures Of Anything Goes
    4. Jet Skis On The Moat
    5. Body Paint

    SIDE B
    6. The Car
    7. Big Ideas
    8. Hello You
    9. Mr Schwartz
    10. Perfect Sense

    Arctic Monkeys

    Live At The Royal Albert Hall

      Recorded at the start of the band’s ‘Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino’ tour, ‘Arctic Monkeys - Live At The Royal Albert Hall’, features 20 of the band’s finest moments to date.  All proceeds from the album will go to War Child to help fill the £2 million deficit they are facing in 2021 caused by the devastating impact of Covid-19 on their fundraising. These funds are urgently needed to support those who are worst hit by the virus.

      “On June 7, 2018 we played a very special show at London’s Royal Albert Hall. All the proceeds from that memorable night were donated to War Child in support of the vital work they do protecting, educating, and rehabilitating children who have experienced the trauma of conflict and the horror of war. The situation that was bad in 2018 is now desperate and those children and their families need our help more than ever. To enable War Child to reduce their funding deficit and continue their valuable work, we are happy to be able to release a live album, recorded that evening at The Royal Albert Hall. All proceeds will go direct to the charity. We thank all our fans in advance for their support of this release and in turn for their support of War Child” - Arctic Monkeys.


      Barry says: A completely essential document of the Arctic Monkeys incendiary live show here, on top form and all for a good cause. The set-list is everything you'd expect from a Monkeys best-of gig and all from the comfort of your own home! What more could you want.


      1. Four Out Of Five
      2. Brianstorm
      3. Crying Lightning
      4. Do I Wanna Know?
      5. Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?
      6. 505
      7. One Point Perspective
      8. Do Me A Favour
      9. Cornerstone
      10. Knee Socks
      11. Arabella
      12. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
      13. She Looks Like Fun
      14. From The Ritz To The Rubble
      15. Pretty Visitors
      16. Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair
      17. I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
      18. Star Treatment
      19. The View From The Afternoon
      20. R U Mine?

      Their first release since 2013’s ‘AM’ finds the band intent on continuing to explore new musical terrain with each album. ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’ ups the ante in a big way; it is a bold and brilliant album reflecting Turner’s ever more comprehensive creative vision. 

      Produced by James Ford and Alex Turner, the album was recorded in Los Angeles, Paris and London. 


      Andy says: Wow! After their biggest hit yet and looming world domination, t'Monkeys swerve left, then up, out and onto the astral plane! This blows up their template in style, and opens new possibilities for this inspirational band.


      Star Treatment
      One Point Perspective
      American Sports
      Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
      Golden Trunks
      Four Out Of Five
      The World’s First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
      Science Fiction
      She Looks Like Fun
      The Ultracheese

      ‘AM’ was produced by James Ford and co-produced by Ross Orton at Sage & Sound Recording, LA and Rancho De La Luna, Joshua Tree. The album was engineered by Ian Shea and mixed by Tchad Blake.

      Josh Homme, Pete Thomas and Bill Ryder-Jones all make guest appearances on ‘AM’ – as do the words of John Cooper Clarke, on the track I Wanna Be Yours.


      Andy says: The perfect mix of pop and rock. Their best since their debut.


      1. Do I Wanna Know?
      2. R U Mine?
      3. One For The Road
      4. Arabella
      5. I Want It All
      6. No. 1 Party Anthem
      7. Mad Sounds
      8. Fireside
      9. Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?
      10. Snap Out Of It
      11. Knee Socks
      12. I Wanna Be Yours

      Light and airy, filmic but intimate, carefully arranged but deceptively powerful, "Suck It And See" is Arctic Monkeys’ fourth album.

      Recorded at Sound City Studios in Los Angeles with long-time producer / collaborator James Ford, it has a Summery pop feel, with the bulk of work completed on the West Coast.

      Retaining only a modicum of the heaviness of "Humbug", "Suck It And See" sees Arctic Monkeys in major chord, classic songwriting territory once more.


      1. She’s Thunderstorms
      2. Black Treacle
      3. Brick By Brick
      4. The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
      5. Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair
      6. Library Pictures
      7. All My Own Stunts
      8. Reckless Serenade
      9. Piledriver Waltz
      10. Love Is A Laserquest
      11. Suck It And See
      12. That’s Where You’re Wrong

      One of the most important British bands of recent years, the Arctic Monkeys follow up their first two phenomenally successful albums with "Humbug", their first record in over two years. "Humbug", which was produced by Josh Homme in the Mojave desert and by James Ford in Brooklyn, showcases a brooding and majestic new sound for the band. Influenced by Cream and Jimi Hendrix, "Humbug" features some of frontman Alex Turner's most innovative and profound lyrics yet, whilst also maintaining the Arctic's core sound.

      Arctic Monkeys

      Favourite Worst Nightmare

        The much anticipated follow up to Arctic Monkeys' record-breaking debut. Haunting melodies and worst favourite dream characters are trademarks of the comeback album. All the tracks on the album were produced by duo James Ford (The Klaxons, Mystery Jets) and Mike Crossey (Echo & The Bunnymen, The Coral) and also mainly mixed by Alan Moulder (My Bloody Valentine, Smashing Pumpkins, Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and what they bring is a newfound muscularity, a bassier, punchier sound. This is as much in the playing as the knob-twiddling, actually: the rhythm section rules here. One minute lithe and funky, next all staccato post-punky; the songs are packed with all sorts of nifty diversions so it's not just lyrically that Arctic Monkeys show their intelligence. This is a busy, confident, nicely varied, exciting record, that's definitely a step on from their debut.

        Arctic Monkeys

        Who The F*ck Are Arctic Monkeys?

          The million-selling album opener "The View From The Afternoon" kicks off this new EP; also featured are four brand new Arctic Monkeys tunes. These exclusive new B-sides have only just been recorded and are the first traces of where the band's direction will go next: Still dead sharp with the lyrics, but musically a little less spikey, even a bit melancholic at times... and still a million times better than most of the 'competition'.

          Arctic Monkeys

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

            Well it's here at last, the most hotly anticipated debut album since, ooooh I dunno! And don't let the hype put you off, it certainly doesn't disappoint! Clever, cocky lyrics; wry commentary on modern life that Jarvis'd be proud of (must be a Sheff thing!). Add to that loads of hooks and killer tunes and you've got one of the most exciting debut albums in ages! Like The Libertines could've been, if only they'd been Northern!

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