Arctic Monkeys

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Your ultimate Brisbane events guide: what’s on this weekend, and the best things to do through January
Summer in the City is Guardian Australia’s handpicked guide to the best arts, gigs and festivals happening around the country. Here, we’ve selected some highlights for Brisbane in January

Steph Harmon, Sian Cain, Janine Israel, Anna McGahan and Michael Sun

18, Jan, 2023 @1:53 AM

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Arctic Monkeys review – it’s Alex Turner’s show and we’re just living in it
Blending old hits with languid tracks from their latest album, the talented Mr Turner seems to be on autopilot – but who cares when the songs are so good?

Sian Cain

05, Jan, 2023 @2:12 AM

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UK’s top 10 singles of 2022 were all by British artists
A clean sweep led by Harry Styles was an ‘astonishing’ high note for the music industry – but the domination of older songs reflected the impact of streaming

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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We do it grande: how 2022 became the year of the big statement album
From Kendrick Lamar to Beyoncé and Arctic Monkeys, artists lent into opulence and maximalism this year, inviting listeners to escape – and asserting their disregard for pop’s rules

Alexis Petridis

23, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Music: Kitty Empire’s 10 best albums of 2022
Non-stop dance parties, retro beats and dreamy vignettes vied with slacker rock, flamenco-inflected R&B and no end of heartbreakThe Observer critics’ review of 2022 in full

Kitty Empire

18, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2022: No 6 – Arctic Monkeys: The Car
The Sheffield quartet’s elegant, lounge-funk-inflected seventh album was an introspective, elliptical ode to a time that may only live in the mind of its frontman

Tara Joshi

16, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘It would be the death of culture’: Manchester’s Night & Day venue faces moment of truth
Court battle over noise complaint will decide future of famous music club, which has hosted Johnny Marr, the Charlatans, Arctic Monkeys and Ed Sheeran

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

27, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Arctic Monkeys: The Car review – oblique reflections in the rearview
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The arch Sheffield quartet are contemplative, cryptic but still occasionally anthemic on an album of goodbyes laced with crooner soul and loungey funk

Kitty Empire

29, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Arctic Monkeys: The Car review – aching songs of soured dreams
Alex Turner’s vocals are majestic on this retro-styled, tactile album that delves into the effort behind maintaining a glamorous facade

Laura Barton

18, Oct, 2022 @5:22 PM

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner: ‘I’m comfortable with the idea that things don’t have to be a pop song’
The most influential frontman of his generation is also the least at ease with it. He discusses abandoning rock norms, singing from the gut and treading the fine line between cryptic and gooey on new album The Car

Jazz Monroe

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Arctic Monkeys’ 20 greatest songs – ranked!
As the Sheffield band gear up to release The Car, their seventh album, we trace the road paved with rock, R&B and romance that got them here

Alexis Petridis

08, Sep, 2022 @11:03 AM

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