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Arctic Monkeys: AMnew

Every couple of months, the British press finds a new band that will "save rock." In the summer, or maybe early autumn, of 2005, Arctic Monkeys saved rock, but on a scale unprecedented at that time, even by Oasis...
Tucson Weekly  |  Joshua Levine  |  09-12-2013  |  Reviews

Neo-mod Brit Brats the Arctic Monkeys are Slowing Down, Growing Up and Branching Outnew

A crusty British music scribe whose name I am unable to recall recently theorized that no one likes the Arctic Monkeys—until they actually listen to one of their records. But as soon as they were built up as the saviors of British rock music, they were knocked down.
Montreal Mirror  |  Erik Leijon  |  12-11-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Arctic Monkeys Go in a New Direction on 'Humbug'new

Humbug is the Monkeys at their most sincere and plaintive, and if you're not too cynical to follow them in this new direction, it should make your heart skip a beat or two.
Tucson Weekly  |  Sean Bottai  |  08-31-2009  |  Reviews

Out of Their Tree: Arctic Monkeysnew

The lads follow up their smash hit debut record in record time.
Montreal Mirror  |  Erik Leijon  |  05-10-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Arctic Monkeys' 'Nightmare' Lives Up to the Hypenew

Drummer Matt Helders made sure he brought a vital document on the band's North American tour: his fake ID.
The Georgia Straight  |  Mike Usinger  |  05-07-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Arctic Monkeys Slow it Down, Try to Impress Lessnew

Arctic Monkeys talk about what they know, which is why their songs ring true.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Lily Moayeri  |  04-19-2007  |  Reviews

Lovely Ladnew

Unlike bland international pop, the Arctic Monkeys come from a real place.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jon Garelick  |  06-09-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Night Fevernew

England's Arctic Monkeys just want to get laid.
Seattle Weekly  |  Rod Smith  |  03-22-2006  |  Reviews

Early to Bedlam, Early to Rise

By the time you've finished this review, Arctic Monkeys will have broken up.
Washington City Paper  |  Mark Jenkins  |  03-03-2006  |  Reviews

Hey, Hey, They're the Monkeysnew

Jaded rock hacks just love their monkeying around.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Neil Ferguson  |  02-27-2006  |  Music

Gang of Four-mulanew

Young as they are, the Arctic Monkeys already get it, and they've left behind a solid document of '00s rock that will last even after the Internet hype machines run out of electricity.
Dallas Observer  |  Sam Machkovech  |  02-27-2006  |  Reviews

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