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PO Soon: Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

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26 minutes ago, lethalenforcer said:

Agreed. I'm not a huge TLSP fan in general - Miles Kane gets on my nerves.

Although ridiculously brief, the sound clip for the new album's trailer (and artwork, etc) has me feeling like this may wind up sounding like a TLSP/AM/Humbug mashup. Lo-fi, orchestral elements perhaps. I just want tons and tons of Matt on drums. And little-to-no falsetto.

I just hope they move away from the hip hop beats.  I love hip hop but the use of hip hop type beats on AM didn't work for me.  

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9 hours ago, YouTwo said:

Their past 2 albums had some cringe worthy song titles as well.  

Like what? The only one I can think of would be "R U Mine?", and even then, it's a great track. Not all that cringeworthy IMO. 

Jesus, I had no idea so many disliked these guys. Personally, I feel like they're one of the only "big" bands that haven't completely fallen off and continue to release solid albums. 

 

 

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Just now, rabbitvinyl said:

Like what? The only one I can think of would be "R U Mine?", and even then, it's a great track. Not all that cringeworthy IMO. 

Jesus, I had no idea so many disliked these guys. Personally, I feel like they're one of the only "big" bands that haven't completely fallen off and continue to release solid albums. 

Were you present for the AM discussion in the VMP thread, by chance?

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18 minutes ago, rabbitvinyl said:

No, why? 

Pretty interesting discussion about the appreciation vs. distaste for the band, depending on what continent you reside on.  (For the most part.)  Entertaining read if you felt like checking out the last couple of pages of the thread.  I expected it to seep into this PO thread, personally.

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11 hours ago, rabbitvinyl said:

Like what? The only one I can think of would be "R U Mine?", and even then, it's a great track. Not all that cringeworthy IMO. 

Jesus, I had no idea so many disliked these guys. Personally, I feel like they're one of the only "big" bands that haven't completely fallen off and continue to release solid albums. 

 

 

Calm down there.  Arctic Monkeys are one of my favorite bands.  That doesn't mean they don't have some terrible track names.  "No. 1 Party Anthem" and "Don't Sit Down Cause I've Moved Your Chair" ?

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£24 (+£6 postage!) for a single LP = easy pass for me. AM are one of my favourite bands but I'll happily grab a standard black vinyl from a record store for  <£20

edit: the song titles aren't great but they've always been a bit dodgy so we'll wait and see before judging

Edited by vinyldestination

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1 hour ago, AWasteOfATime said:

Yeah I dont know why you guys are freaking out abt the song titles. They've had goofy titles on every single one of their albums lol. Its kind of a running joke for them as a band at this point, I'd say.

I've only listened to their first three albums but they're a band that uses lines from the song as the titles so I don't see how that's meant to be some sort of running joke. I've got an LP where every track title is a Vin Diesel quote; that's a joke hahaha.

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