The Arctic Monkeys are on course to enter the Top 20 on the UK Singles Chart this weekend with their cover of The Beatles‘ 1969 track ‘Come Together‘.
Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has revealed he would like the band to return to their hometown of Sheffield when they begin work on a new album.
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has said he believes the Arctic Monkeys are a ‘metal band in disguise’ after booking the British group to appear at the inaugural Orion festival which will take place later this month.
Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner has been praising the influence of Oasis on his generation of aspiring musicians, saying the attitude which exuded from the Gallagher brothers is something that is sorely missing from modern music.
Debut albums. Get them right, and their impact can change the world. Some mark the starting point for even greater things to come, others make such a lasting impression their legacy becomes an almost unbearable burden on the shoulders of its creators.
Many bands have got it very right on their first attempt; defining eras, inspiring generations, or simply becoming cult classics for an instantly dedicated fanbase. Here, we’ve sorted through the long-list of enduringly classic debuts to present 25 of our own essentials, all of which have left an indelible mark on the musical landscape.
When you’ve been through our rundown, leave a comment below letting us know which debuts you keep going back to time after time, and which records not included on our list you feel deserve a mention.
Arctic Monkeys‘ new b-side ‘Electricity‘, which will back the single ‘R U Mine‘, has emerged online and can be streamed below.
Arctic Monkeys perform R U Mine? on Conan They’re releasing it for Record Store day on Saturday, April 21s
Leeds’ five-piece, Kaiser Chiefs will be performing their US single “On The Run” on Late Show with David Letterman (* Wednesday, April 11th @ 11:35 PM /10:35 CST) , in support of their newest release, Start the Revolution Without Me.
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