Arctic Monkeys discography | Arctic Monkeys song list
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- Arctic Monkeys was formed in Sheffield, England in 2002. The band's original members were lead vocalist and guitarist Alex Turner, guitarist Jamie Cook, bassist Andy Nicholson and drummer Matt Helders. Turner and Cook were neighbours and after getting guitars as Christmas presents, they learned to play them and formed the band with their friends Helders and Nicholson.
- Arctic Monkeys released their debut album "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" in January 2006. It was released through Domino and Jim Abbiss and Alan Smyth produced the album. The album reached the number one spot in the UK, Ireland and Australia. On the Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" was listed at number 371. Over two million copies of the album have been sold globally.
- The second studio album of Arctic Monkeys "Favourite Worst Nightmare" was released in April 2007 and it was produced by James Ford and Mike Crossey. The tracks "Brianstorm", "Fluorescent Adolescent" and "Teddy Pciker" were released as singles. "Favourite Worst Nightmare" is the first Arctic Monkeys album where Nick O'Malley plays the bass guitar. The release reached the top spot on the album charts of the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmar, Belgium, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
- "Humbug", the third studio recording of Arctic Monkeys was released through Domino Records in August 2009. The tracks "Crying Lightning", "Cornerstone" and "My Propeller" were released as singles. "Humbug" reached the number one position on the album charts of the United Kingdom, Belgium, France and Ireland. It also peaked at top ten in eleven countries. "Humbug" was produced by Josh Homme, who is the founding member of Queens of the Stone Age, and James Ford, who have previously worked with artists like Florence + the Machine, Absentee and Duels.
- The fourth studio album of Arctic Monkeys were released in June 2011 through Domino Records and it was called "Suck It And See". "Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair" was the first single published in 30th of May, 2011. The recording was certified gold in the UK and reached the number one chart position in the UK, Belgium and New Zealand.