Arctic Monkeys went on Australia’s triple j show and followed “Like A Version” tradition by doing a cover, and they went with Tame Impala’s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” The track, which has already been covered by acts like Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Rocky, was a decent choice for the band as lead singer Alex Turner played a nice little solo acoustic version, though not as exciting as when they covered Drake’s “Hold On We’re Going Home.” See that above and see them playing a chill, acoustic version of “Do I Wanna Know?” below. Continue Reading
Arctic Monkeys, arguably the biggest band in the world today, continues to deliver more material worth talking about now by way of their video for the AM track, “Arabella.” For one of their most 70’s-era-like rockers from their latest album, they went for a video fit for the decade with the band playing a sex party for a biker gang. Shot in black-and-white, the video directed by Jake Nava (according to RS: Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies,” System of a Down’s “B.Y.O.B.”) is cool in all senses of the word, especially when that guitar solo comes in.
See it above.