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#9 She’s Thunderstorms

In music, writing on 08/31/2013 at 23:29

#9 “She’s Thunderstorms” off SUCK IT AND SEE

Just a poetic song about sex with some stellar lyrics.

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#11 Leave Before The Lights Come On

In Uncategorized on 08/29/2013 at 22:31

#11 “Leave Before the Lights Come On”

This song just misses the top 10. The last song before promotion began on FAVOURITE WORST NIGHTMARE, it’s a catchy track about English club-life, but there are a few riffs and jams that hint at the more experimental rock to come.

#12 A Certain Romance

In music on 08/29/2013 at 02:47


You know…it’s a funny thing, you know? Until “505” came around, this was the band’s staple closer; and rightly so. While the band’s debut had some great tracks, the sheer impact of Matt Helders’ intro demonstrated how special future records would be, as does the popcentric chaos that ends this 5 minute barn burner. This song is best enjoyed with a cold beer and a couple of good friends.

#13 If You Were There, Beware

In music on 08/28/2013 at 00:20

#13 “If You Were There, Beware” off YOUR FAVOURITE WORST NIGHTMARE

Never does the band blend their trance-rock/Humbug aspirations with headbanging guitar riffs as well as they do on this track. AM is next Tuesday folks!

#14 Teddy Picker

In music on 08/26/2013 at 20:16


Just over two weeks until Arctic Monkeys release their brand new studio album “AM.” We kick off the week with the third single off the band’s sophomore album. Enjoy.

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#15 “Jeweller’s Hands”

In music on 08/25/2013 at 18:26

#15 “Jeweller’s Hands” off HUMBUG

Arguably the band’s most lyrically impressive track to date. If you have any idea what it’s about…teach me, I’m listening, ready to learn.

#16 “The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala”

In music on 08/24/2013 at 17:20

#16 “The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala” off SUCK IT AND SEE

The first time I heard this song I knew it would stick. A poppy song for a sunny day, a bouncing bass line and playful lyrics, plus all those happy shalalalas.

#17 From the Ritz to the Rubble

In music on 08/23/2013 at 20:11

#17 “From the Ritz to the Rubble” off WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT’S WHAT I’M NOT

One of the greatest first verses you will ever hear.

#18 Fire and the Thud

In music on 08/22/2013 at 17:34

18. “Fire and the Thud” off HUMBUG

“The day after you stole my heart
everything I touched told me
it would be better shared
with you.”

A slow, sexy tune off the band’s third LP, “Fire and the Thud” has got a slow-dance groove that catches fire with a shredding solo. This one burns in epic in under 4 minutes.

#19 Suck It and See

In music on 08/21/2013 at 18:22

19 days until the new Arctic Monkeys CD “AM” is released. Coming it at #19 is the title track off SUCK IT AND SEE, a very purple and poetic pop song. Enjoy!