*Originally released August 7th 2015*
Join Steve and Doug as they begin a new cycle through the alphabet tackling the first request they ever received: British powerhouse band Arctic Monkeys. They also gab about awkward interviews, the mystery of the missing tee shirt, and when David Bowie records super Bowie songs.
Music featured this week:
Flourescent Adolescent - Favourite Worst Nightmare
R U Mine? - AM
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
3:27 - Why not hear about this band some more with our episode T Is For Tame Impala?
4:47 - Here is Lola Marsh's Bandcamp page
6:09 - Bravestation is great! You can check out our episode B Is For Bravestation and also peruse their Bandcamp page
6:25 - And take a listen at Breezewax's Bandcamp page
11:53 - WatchMojo's list of Top 10 Animated Music Videos, which features Arctic Monkeys' "Do I Wanna Know?" This is a great list!
15:47 - As we embarrassingly found out in our K Is For Kasabian episode, there are two singers: Tom Meighan and Sergio Pizzorno
17:43 - Arctic Monkey's win at the 2006 Mercury Prize Awards was kinda awkward
46:32 - In case you aren't sure just how Bowie the song and video are, here is David Bowie's "The Next Day" - oh, uh, some disturbing content in there
52:10 - Reportedly, ABBA was offered a cold hard $1 billion (that's with a "b") to go on tour in 2000, by a British and American consortium. Truthfully, it might have still been a profitable tour!
1:02:25 - Indeed, the boys finally released another album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino in May 2018!
Brianstorm - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Pretty Visitors - Humbug
Do I Wanna Know? - AM
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor - Whatever People Say That I Am, That's What I'm Not
D Is For Dangerous - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Arctic Monkeys' Official Website
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