Arctic Monkeys

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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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The Guardian view on BookTok: a welcome disruptor of the status quo | Editorial
Editorial: The social media platform is revolutionising bookshops and galvanising publishers. Enjoy it while it lasts

Editorial

04, Sep, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Arctic Monkeys: There’d Better Be a Mirrorball review – Alex Turner channels Bacharach
First single from new album The Car is one of the Sheffield band’s most elegant, clear-cut breakup songs

Shaad D'Souza

30, Aug, 2022 @11:09 AM

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Reading festival review – vibrant pop takeover leaves rock in the shade
Dominated by the likes of PinkPantheress, Little Simz and Megan Thee Stallion, it’s left to Arctic Monkeys and Wolf Alice to remind revellers of Reading’s still-beating rock heart

Grace Medford

29, Aug, 2022 @3:05 PM

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Why do female musicians have to fake it on TikTok? | Rebecca Taylor
Everyone from FKA twigs to Florence is under pressure to provide viral social media content, but it’s at the expense of building a sustainable fanbase and honing one’s craft

Rebecca Lucy Taylor, Self Esteem

30, May, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Abba to Zappa: pop, rock and classical music to look forward to in 2022
UK rap’s biggest star goes on tour, Wet Leg drop a deadpan debut and Rosalía gets into reggaeton. Here are the albums, concerts and tours the big hitters have in store

Alexis Petridis and Andrew Clements

30, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Reading and Leeds festival 2022 announce lineup with Arctic Monkeys, Dave and more
Megan Thee Stallion and Halsey are first female headliners since 2014, with Rage Against the Machine and Bring Me the Horizon rounding out the top billings

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Dec, 2021 @9:36 AM

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The Band Plays On review – a celebration of songs forged in Sheffield
Chris Bush’s community play uses local music and family histories to explore the city’s resilience, hope and determination

Mark Fisher

16, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Melanie C's fantasy festival: Beyoncé, Prince and five kinds of chips
The Spice Girls star heads to the Lake District for a carb-laden, booze-heavy weekend with Queen, the Beatles and more

Interview by Dave Simpson

27, Aug, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Arctic Monkeys raise funds for at-risk Sheffield venue Leadmill
Historic indie venue hosts fundraiser to win Alex Turner’s Fender Stratocaster guitar

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, Aug, 2020 @1:22 PM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The 100 best albums of the 21st century
We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree

Ben Beaumont-Thomas (1-50); Laura Snapes and April Curtin (51-100)

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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