New Arctic Monkeys single
2013-06-19 by Hernan M. Campbell STAFF | 53 Comments
Arctic Monkeys have released a studio version of "Do I Wanna Know?", the first song to be revealed from their as of
yet unnamed 5th album. The song was first performed last month at the Majestic Ventura Theatre in Los Angeles,
during the band's lastest tour of North America.

The band have also debuted another song recently, this one being "Mad Sounds", which was first played at
Hultsfred Festival in Sweden last week. News regarding the released date, content, and title of their upcoming
album still remain as nothing more than speculations and rumours, but word has it that frontman Alex Turner
stated that the album may come out this September. Only time will tell.

"Do I Wanna Know?" (music video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpOSxM0rNPM

"Mad Sounds" (live recording)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmoRnu_HjjY
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SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
June 19th 2013
4453 Comments


Sorry about the format, I went back to edit something and it made everything ugly.

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2013
6505 Comments


Sounding good! Well undoubtly be better in the context of the album

XingKing
June 19th 2013
10955 Comments


Not bad but not very Arctic Monkeys to my ears

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
June 19th 2013
4453 Comments


They sound like The Black Keys a bit here to me (Attack & Release/Brothers era).

WhiteNoise
June 19th 2013
3243 Comments


Sounds amazing like usual.

Band can do no wrong even though their last one was probably their weakest...

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2013
6505 Comments


Eh, just seems like a good continuation from Suck It And See to me. As long as Alex keeps on providing vocals, they'll always sound like Arctic Monkeys to me, no matter the musical style.

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


ugh, sounds like a slowed down verison of RU Mine (which I love) with a worse melody and some pretty cringeworthy lyrics

absolutely love this band despite alex's posing but this is disappointing

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
June 19th 2013
4453 Comments


I think it sounds great. It's catchy, with a bit of a dark twist to it, and overall catchy. I for one am looking forward to this album, especially since they said they were recording it in the Desert again like Humbug. I've liked everything they've done so far (except for half of Suck It And See).


clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2013
6505 Comments


Strange, I'm thinking that Suck It And See might be their second-best.

BigPleb
June 19th 2013
37585 Comments


Song is pretty decent.

tommygun
June 19th 2013
25117 Comments


swee gotta check

Digging: Banks - Goddess

tommygun
June 19th 2013
25117 Comments


all i want is favourite worst nightmare part two is that so much to ask

XingKing
June 19th 2013
10955 Comments


Yes because they have insisted on sucking massive dick for two albums now, so it's safe to say that they are never coming back. Optimism.. Mehr

BigPleb
June 19th 2013
37585 Comments


I like the direction they are going in, as song writers they have matured.

Although, I do admit I prefer their more brash/bratty attitude on the older records.

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


humbug was incredibly lame apart from cornerstone and my propeller but i actually thought suck it and see had some of their best songwriting despite the more generic sound

BigPleb
June 19th 2013
37585 Comments


I loved Humbug, but hey ho each to their own.

XingKing
June 19th 2013
10955 Comments


I want that more dirty attitude they have going on in their first two albums

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


it had its moments for sure, but to me it sounded like a bunch of kids trying to be mature and heavy
and it not really suiting them at all

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
June 19th 2013
4453 Comments


The psychedelic rock sound of Humbug was the reason the I got into them, and I think it's their best yet-- but to each his own really. I like every album, they've done, and I admire them for changing their game in every release. SIAS wasnt my favourite, but the b-sides were all good and they've kept saying that this album would be in that heavier style so I'm still optimistic.

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


i always thought suck it and see was really strong apart from brick by brick and maybe love is a laserquest

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
June 19th 2013
4453 Comments


To be honest, it loses appeal to me with each listen. "All My Own Stunts", "Hellcat", and "That's where youre wrong" are the only
songs I like from it now.

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


no love for black treacle?

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2013
6505 Comments


^ Aside with Reckless Serenade the best song on Suck It

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


i always thought that 'don't sit down 'cause i've moved your chair' is the only heavy arctic monkeys song that really convices

BigPleb
June 19th 2013
37585 Comments


I thought that was like the worst Monkeys song, a lyrical mess.

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


yeah the lyrics are stupid but the riffage man

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


and brick by brick is without doubt the worst monkeys song

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2013
6505 Comments


^ Wrong!



























There are no bad Monkeys songs

tommygun
June 19th 2013
25117 Comments


if i can't get fwn2 then hopin for an album of sabbath ripoffs like r u mine?

BigPleb
June 19th 2013
37585 Comments


Brick by Brick sucks, agreed.

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


'There are no bad Monkeys songs'

didn't say it was bad, just least good

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


and RU mine hardly sounds like sabbath

they do both have guitars in i guess, never thought of that

tommygun
June 19th 2013
25117 Comments


just referrin to the guitar tone/style in the instrumental break

and the drums are p bill ward

StolenIdentity
June 19th 2013
241 Comments


Good stuff

olivianigma
June 19th 2013
138 Comments


i've gotta agree with xing and say that this doesn't sound much like them to me either

also yeah their first 2 albums >>>

tommygun
June 19th 2013
25117 Comments


new song's aight

tommygun
June 19th 2013
25117 Comments


video is v cool

WhiteNoise
June 19th 2013
3243 Comments


Yeah band has no bad songs. Just some that are better than others

Grizzlypyro
June 19th 2013
181 Comments


Drums are far too loud in the mix of this song, over powers the vocals and guitars. Aside from that its pretty ace.

JViney
Staff Reviewer
June 19th 2013
322 Comments


Not too bad. Little bit flat overall. Might need a few more listens.

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


just listened to suck it and see a few times again and it's fecking great

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
June 19th 2013
6505 Comments


Yay!

NapalmCrusader
June 19th 2013
1737 Comments


Not bad but is inconsistent compared to a lot of material made by this band

jefflebowski
June 19th 2013
8257 Comments


how can a song be inconsistent?

newjunk2
June 19th 2013
232 Comments


I really like this, but I also think Suck It & See had a lot of their best songs on it.

Sheaiskl
June 19th 2013
825 Comments


I don't like this band apart from their debut... I mean is this Kasabian or what?

peaks40
June 19th 2013
2774 Comments


nice

Green Baron
June 19th 2013
20240 Comments


this band's alright. they got a few good tunes, including this one. wouldn't call myself a big fan though.

bloc
June 19th 2013
35004 Comments


Holy fuck there is a lot of "lebowski" in this thread.

Liking the song.

Digging: The Birthday Massacre - Superstition

joshieboy12345
June 20th 2013
5371 Comments


Alright.

buttery
June 20th 2013
4 Comments


No idea why, but I like Brick by Brick. Don't know why it gets so much hate.

jefflebowski
June 20th 2013
8257 Comments


the lyrics seem to be the main target of criticism but to be fair matt helders wrote them and not alex

IbenizGEO1
June 20th 2013
2258 Comments


reminds me of the black keyes which isn't a bad thing a guess nothing incredible though



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