Currently Britain's biggest band, Arctic Monkeys have released six successful studio albums since 2006, t heir debut Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, is the fastest-selling debut album in British music history.
While the Alex Turner-led quartet are miles away from the band that sung about nights out in Sheffield, they have maintained commercial and critical success worldwide. The suave post-punk revival act have headlined Glastonbury twice, and performed an iconic set at the 2012 London Olympics. Their 2018 lounge pop album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, was praised for deviating from the bands guitar-driven sound.
The lyrics of Alex Turner are an art in their own right. Taking influences from punk poet John Cooper Clarke, to French movies from the 1960s. There's nothing quite like an Alex Turner metaphor, with his contemporary British wit intertwined with pop culture references. So we've compiled ten lyrics sung in Arctic Monkeys songs and it is your job to identify which song that lyric is from.
Don't think we've made this easy for you, these lyrics can be quite short. Any officially released Arctic Monkeys track could be on this list, including B-Sides. Answers at the end!
1. I Took The Batteries Out My Mysticism And Put 'em In My Thinking Cap