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Arctic Monkeys

Mostly Credited As: Arctic Monkeys
Birth Name: Arctic Monkeys
Date Of Birth: 2002
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Sheffield, England

Arctic Monkeys


The Arctic Monkeys have achieved a meteoric rise to fame since the release of the first single 'I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor'. The song went straight in at number one. They followed this up with the single 'When The Sun Goes Down', also know as 'Scummy'. The is also went to number one and 'The Arctic Monkeys' became household names. Their debut album, 'Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not', hold the record for the largest first week sales for a debut album in the UK.
The band consists of 4 members, lead vocalist and guitarist Alex Turner, rhythm guitarist Jamie Cook, bass guitarist Nick O'Malley and drummer Matthew 'The Cat' Helders. Despite their rise to fame, the band have shunned the limelight, generally refusing to appear on television. The band have only been together since 2002 when both Cook and Turner asked for musical instruments as their Christmas presents. They made their name by releasing demos of their early songs on the Internet, available to download free.
In June 2005, the band signed to Domino Records, earlier refusing to sign to a label because they had got so far without them, why should they give in now. On 24 April 2006, the band released an EP of new material, entitled Who the Fuck Are Arctic Monkeys. Bass player Andy Nicholson left the band officially on 20th June 2006 after pulling out of their North American tour. He was replaced by Nick O'Malley.
In early February 2007, the band announced the name of their follow up album. 'Favourite Worst Nightmare' is to be released on 23rd April 2007 with the first single to be 'Brianstorm'.

Studio Albums:

  1. ' Whatever People Say I Am, That Is What I'm Not '
  2. ' Who The Fuck Are The Arctic Monkeys(EP) '
  3. ' Favorite Worst Nightmare '

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
Backstage Pass (2005)As: Themselves
Episode Cast Credits 

@ T (2010) 
  Arctic Monkeys & Example @ T 04x09: (Jul/13/2014) As Themselves 

Brit Awards (1977) 
  The BRITs 2014 34x02: (Feb/19/2014) As Themselves (British Group & Album of the Year Winner), [Musical Guests]

Top Of The Pops (UK) (1964) 
  New Year’s Eve Special 2013 (Dec/31/2013) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]
  22nd January 2006 43x03: (Jan/22/2006) As Themselves 

Benicassim Festival 2013 (2013) 
  Episode 2 01x02: (Sep/15/2013) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]
  Episode 1 01x01: (Sep/14/2013) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

Conan (2010) 
  How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Google the Ways. 02x78: (Apr/12/2012) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

The Jonathan Ross Show (2011) 
  Jack Whitehall, Hugh Bonneville, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Arctic Monkeys 02x04: (Jan/28/2012) As Themselves 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  James McAvoy, Joanna Lumley, John Bishop, Arctic Monkeys 10x02: (Oct/28/2011) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Ryan Gosling, Pauley Perrette, Arctic Monkeys 19x159: (Sep/26/2011) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Ray Romano, Reese Waters, Arctic Monkeys 18x144: (May/26/2011) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]
  Rachael Ray, Frank Rich, Arctic Monkeys 15x04: (Sep/07/2007) As Themselves 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Michael McIntyre, Sarah Harding, Gerard Butler, Arctic Monkeys 17x11: (Nov/13/2009) As Themselves 
  Bob Hoskins, Gok Wan, J.K. Rowling, Paul Weller & Graham Coxon, The Arctic Monkeys 12x15: (Jul/06/2007) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ken Tucker, Arctic Monkeys 05x154: (Sep/23/2009) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

Reading + Leeds Festival (2007) 
  Arctic Monkeys 03x05: (Aug/29/2009) As Themselves 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Dana Carvey, Jasper Redd, Arctic Monkeys 14x127: (Apr/30/2007) As Themselves 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Sanjaya Malaker, Sig and Edgar Hansen, Arctic Monkeys 05x68: (Apr/26/2007) As Themselves 

Soccer AM (1995) 
  Series 11, Episode 4 11x04: (Sep/09/2006) As Themselves 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Matt Dillon/Arctic Monkeys 31x14: (Mar/11/2006) As Themselves, [Musical Guests]

Later... with Jools Holland (1992) 
  Mylo, Ms Dynamite, Arctic Monkeys, Joseph Arthur 26x02: (Oct/28/2005) As Themselves 
Featured Songs

Sinchronicity Songs:
Episode 1 + A Certain Romance 
Hollyoaks Songs:
Sink The Drink + Dancing Shoes
+ I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor 
Sham Pain + When The Sun Goes Down 
Bedsheet Blues + When The Sun Goes Down 
Friends Reunited + I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor 
Fight Club + From The Ritz To The Rubble 
Playground Love + Bigger Boys And Stolen Sweethearts 
Laying It On With A Towel + I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor 
The Vampire Diaries Songs:
Rescue Me + Do I Wanna Know? 
Smells Like Teen Spirit + Brick By Brick 
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Songs:
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ken Tucker, Arctic Monkeys + Cornerstone 
Best Week Ever Songs:
October 27th + Fake Tales of San Fransisco 
September 15th + I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor 
Doctor Who Confidential Songs:
You've Got The Look + I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor 
Mickey Smith: From Zero To Hero + Who The F*** Are The Arctic Monkeys 
Sugar Rush (UK) Songs:
Episode 5 + I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor 
Waterloo Road Songs:
Episode 1 + I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor 
Top Of The Pops (UK) Songs:
New Year’s Eve Special 2013 + R U Mine? 
Soccer AM Songs:
Series 11, Episode 4 + When The Sun Goes Down 
The Originals Songs:
Fruit of the Poisoned Tree + Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High? 
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Trivia

The band have the fastest selling debut album in the UK since records began, shifting 360,000 copies in its first week.

The Cover sleeve for 'What Ever People Say I Am, That Is what I'm Not' was criticised by Scotland's NHS for giving the message that smoking is ok.

The bands only television performances came on Popworld, E4 Music and Later With Jools Holland in October 2005.

The band have been writing new material since May 2005 because of their reluctance to 'live' off old records.

'What Ever People Say I Am, That Is What I'm Not' was voted the 5th greatest British album of all time by New Musical Express in January 2006.

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