Currently there are about 4 members in the band. Alex turner (lead vocalist) and Jamie Cook (guitarist) both started their career earlier before the band was even together in 2001. Later on they met Matt Helders (drummer) and Andy Nicholson (bassist) which the decided to start performing small gigs all over Sheffield. Over time the band came to be recognized by their unique sound in music. They were invited by many record labels to join them and even had some interview on the radio.
Alex turner born on January 6, 1986 raised …show more content…
This song was released in 2013. Their most popular album is “AM”, this very same album has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Thousands of copies are being sold every week ever since the band started to become famous.
Rolling stones article on arctic monkeys states that as time went by their music started change as well as their style of clothing. They started wearing suits and ties and leather jackets. They call it “indifferent Brit-pop-fringe plus pasty-bad-skin combo”. Turner also stated "almost like the Spiders from Mars covering Aaliyah. There's like a shimmery, intergalactic, slightly cosmic element to the way both those genres make me feel."
What’s so unique about the arctic monkeys? They have an irresistible mix of heavy guitar riffs and r'n'b grooves. The way they involve the guitar and the drums more. They give them more solos in songs that make them seem catchy. Their sound is never the same in every album. They want to be known for more than just being a rock band. They want to break genre boundaries, mix different instruments in songs where people might believe they don’t belong. Arctic monkeys makes it work whichever way they decide to compose their music in a