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Arctic Monkeys

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Hailing from the United Kingdom, Arctic Monkeys exploded onto the indie rock scene in 2005 with their raw and literate sound, quickly gaining popularity online through the then-emerging social media platforms. Embraced as the successors to the likes of Oasis and the Libertines, the band possesses an inimitable appeal, propelled by their signature blend of critical and commercial success, gripping songwriting, and unpredictable creativity.

Fronted by lead singer Alex Turner, a lyricist with a sharp wit and an uncanny grasp of English vernacular, the band is known for its tenacity and artistic suppleness. From their 2006 debut album, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not", which held the fastest-selling album title in British history, to their more recent eclectic offerings, Arctic Monkeys have secured their reputation as one of the most influential bands of the 21st century.

The band's most streamed track on Spotify, with over 1.8 billion listens, is their 2013 release "Do I Wanna Know?". Today, Arctic Monkeys has amassed over 15.1 billion streams on Spotify, highlighting their immense global impact and enduring appeal.

Their journey began in 2001, when friends Alex Turner and guitarist Jamie Cook received guitars as Christmas gifts. By 2003, they were performing in their hometown of Sheffield alongside Matt Helders and Andy Nicholson. Their dedicated fanbase expanded unconventionally through the internet, where demos circulated and their sound went viral, a testament to their organic rise and impressive prowess.

Arctic Monkeys' success continued through the years, with their debut album dethroning Oasis' Definitely Maybe as the fastest-selling debut in British history. With career highlights that include receiving accolades like the 2007 Mercury Prize, the 2008 Best British Breakthrough Act at the BRIT Awards, and being named as one of the top five British albums ever released by NME, the band's influence is indisputable.

Beyond their typically high-energy rock sound demonstrated in albums like "Favourite Worst Nightmare" and "Humbug", the band showcased their versatility and maturity in their later works, like the more experimental "Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino". Even after a hiatus, their 2022 follow-up album "The Car" proved that they can still deliver groundbreaking music.

Collectively, Arctic Monkeys' unique narrative, versatility, and talent have secured their status as one of Britain's most prominent and successful rock bands of the early 21st century. Whether they're reviving classic rock traditions or introducing new and nuanced sounds, the band's prowess and influence remain unmatched.

Total plays

19.5 billion
Updated on 2024-07-25

Country

United Kingdom

Monthly listeners

50,220,614

Followers

25,405,359

Top Cities

  1. United Kingdom
    891,185 listeners
  2. Indonesia
    915,125 listeners
  3. Brazil
    692,198 listeners
  4. Chile
    554,764 listeners
  5. Mexico
    660,248 listeners

Most popular tracks

Track Plays Duration Release date
I Wanna Be Yours
I Wanna Be Yours
2,290,288,841 3:04 2013-09-09
Do I Wanna Know?
Do I Wanna Know?
2,234,060,834 4:33 2013-07-18
Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?
Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?
1,733,088,317 2:41 2013-09-02
505
505
1,718,540,892 4:14 2007-04-22
R U Mine?
R U Mine?
1,058,977,248 3:22 2013-09-09
Fluorescent Adolescent
Fluorescent Adolescent
876,886,197 3:04 2007-04-22
Snap Out Of It
Snap Out Of It
585,401,953 3:13 2013-09-09
Arabella
Arabella
566,746,467 3:27 2013-09-09
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
451,350,476 2:54 2006-01-29
When The Sun Goes Down
When The Sun Goes Down
443,550,486 3:22 2006-01-16
Mardy Bum
Mardy Bum
407,785,382 2:55 2006-01-29
Knee Socks
Knee Socks
380,266,941 4:18 2013-09-09
Brianstorm
Brianstorm
244,652,058 2:53 2007-04-03
One For The Road
One For The Road
241,822,624 3:26 2013-09-09
Teddy Picker
Teddy Picker
238,940,870 2:45 2007-04-22
No. 1 Party Anthem
No. 1 Party Anthem
226,916,367 4:03 2013-09-09
Crying Lightning
Crying Lightning
209,474,643 3:45 2009-08-16
Old Yellow Bricks
Old Yellow Bricks
179,999,871 3:07 2007-04-22
Baby I'm Yours
Baby I'm Yours
179,419,929 2:33 2006-08-14
From The Ritz To The Rubble
From The Ritz To The Rubble
165,391,488 3:13 2006-01-29
Do Me a Favour
Do Me a Favour
163,774,357 3:25 2007-04-22
Cornerstone
Cornerstone
155,811,031 3:18 2009-08-20
Fireside
Fireside
154,926,329 3:01 2013-09-09
Stop The World I Wanna Get Off With You
Stop The World I Wanna Get Off With You
149,289,795 3:11 2013-09-02
I Want It All
I Want It All
137,281,300 3:05 2013-09-09
A Certain Romance
A Certain Romance
135,666,818 5:31 2006-01-29
Four Out Of Five
Four Out Of Five
132,845,940 5:12 2018-05-10
Mad Sounds
Mad Sounds
127,844,479 3:35 2013-09-09
Only Ones Who Know
Only Ones Who Know
127,386,607 3:01 2007-04-22
Fake Tales Of San Francisco
Fake Tales Of San Francisco
114,038,650 2:58 2006-01-29
Dancing Shoes
Dancing Shoes
109,367,489 2:21 2006-01-29
Suck It and See
Suck It and See
100,812,105 3:46 2011-06-06
The View From The Afternoon
The View From The Afternoon
98,582,618 3:43 2006-01-29
There’d Better Be A Mirrorball
There’d Better Be A Mirrorball
96,758,411 4:26 2022-08-30
Love is a Laserquest
Love is a Laserquest
94,043,474 3:11 2011-06-06
Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair
Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair
89,624,214 3:04 2011-05-30
No Buses
No Buses
88,533,663 3:17 2006-04-22
Piledriver Waltz
Piledriver Waltz
87,060,950 3:24 2011-06-06
Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
85,242,022 3:32 2018-05-02
D Is for Dangerous
D Is for Dangerous
85,073,545 2:15 2007-04-22
Balaclava
Balaclava
84,348,508 2:47 2007-04-22
My Propeller
My Propeller
84,244,793 3:26 2009-08-20
Star Treatment
Star Treatment
82,183,590 5:55 2018-05-10
Body Paint
Body Paint
79,950,918 4:51 2022-09-29
Riot Van
Riot Van
79,510,393 2:15 2006-01-29
One Point Perspective
One Point Perspective
77,505,924 3:29 2018-05-10
She's Thunderstorms
She's Thunderstorms
74,386,114 3:55 2011-06-06
Secret Door
Secret Door
73,943,483 3:43 2009-08-20
Black Treacle
Black Treacle
70,418,256 3:37 2011-06-06
Bigger Boys and Stolen Sweethearts
Bigger Boys and Stolen Sweethearts
60,027,639 3:01 2005-10-17
This House Is a Circus
This House Is a Circus
59,414,710 3:10 2007-04-22
If You Were There, Beware
If You Were There, Beware
58,482,524 4:34 2007-04-22
Still Take You Home
Still Take You Home
57,995,516 2:54 2006-01-29
The Bad Thing
The Bad Thing
57,715,262 2:23 2007-04-22
Pretty Visitors
Pretty Visitors
55,886,699 3:41 2009-08-20
Leave Before The Lights Come On
Leave Before The Lights Come On
55,669,848 3:54 2006-08-14
The Ultracheese
The Ultracheese
54,380,535 3:38 2018-05-10
Perhaps Vampires Is A Bit Strong But…
Perhaps Vampires Is A Bit Strong But…
54,004,063 4:29 2006-01-29
Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured
Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured
53,958,840 2:24 2006-01-29
You Probably Couldn't See For The Lights But You Were Staring Straight At Me
You Probably Couldn't See For The Lights But You Were Staring Straight At Me
50,320,657 2:11 2006-01-29
Dance Little Liar
Dance Little Liar
47,806,650 4:43 2009-08-20
Sculptures Of Anything Goes
Sculptures Of Anything Goes
44,749,070 3:59 2022-10-21
Too Much To Ask
Too Much To Ask
44,070,263 3:03 2007-07-08
Dangerous Animals
Dangerous Animals
43,793,644 3:31 2009-08-20
Reckless Serenade
Reckless Serenade
43,254,798 2:43 2011-06-06
The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
43,006,724 3:00 2011-06-06
I Ain’t Quite Where I Think I Am
I Ain’t Quite Where I Think I Am
41,959,246 3:11 2022-10-18
Who The Fuck Are Arctic Monkeys?
Who The Fuck Are Arctic Monkeys?
40,359,581 5:37 2006-04-22
Despair In The Departure Lounge
Despair In The Departure Lounge
39,962,296 3:23 2006-04-22
American Sports
American Sports
39,253,469 2:38 2018-05-10
Brick By Brick
Brick By Brick
39,153,152 2:60 2011-06-06
Golden Trunks
Golden Trunks
38,634,016 2:54 2018-05-10
You're So Dark
You're So Dark
35,225,572 3:03 2013-12-09
That's Where You're Wrong
That's Where You're Wrong
34,919,272 4:17 2011-06-06
Batphone
Batphone
33,638,862 4:32 2018-05-10
Library Pictures
Library Pictures
33,634,319 2:22 2011-06-06
The Bakery
The Bakery
32,162,434 2:57 2007-07-08
She Looks Like Fun
She Looks Like Fun
31,990,836 3:03 2018-05-10
The World's First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
The World's First Ever Monster Truck Front Flip
31,272,733 3:00 2018-05-10
Science Fiction
Science Fiction
30,221,243 3:06 2018-05-10
Potion Approaching
Potion Approaching
29,282,329 3:32 2009-08-20
Fire And The Thud
Fire And The Thud
28,804,106 3:58 2009-08-20
The Jeweller's Hands
The Jeweller's Hands
27,963,435 5:44 2009-08-20
Big Ideas
Big Ideas
27,222,335 3:58 2022-10-21
All My Own Stunts
All My Own Stunts
26,778,268 3:52 2011-06-06
Hello You
Hello You
26,423,820 4:05 2022-10-21
Jet Skis On The Moat
Jet Skis On The Moat
25,560,264 3:18 2022-10-21
R U Mine?
R U Mine?
23,951,863 3:20 2012-04-23
The Car
The Car
22,585,448 3:19 2022-10-21
7
7
20,112,448 2:09 2006-01-16
Red Right Hand
Red Right Hand
18,782,042 4:20 2009-08-16
Perfect Sense
Perfect Sense
18,574,480 2:47 2022-10-21
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
18,540,604 2:56 2005-10-17
Cigarette Smoker Fiona
Cigarette Smoker Fiona
18,121,436 2:57 2006-04-22
Mr Schwartz
Mr Schwartz
17,946,268 3:30 2022-10-21
Evil Twin
Evil Twin
15,356,023 3:17 2011-10-31
Anyways
Anyways
14,811,635 3:41 2018-05-02
Temptation Greets You Like Your Naughty Friend
Temptation Greets You Like Your Naughty Friend
14,369,523 3:29 2007-04-03
Electricity
Electricity
13,922,046 3:02 2012-04-23
Four Out Of Five - Live
Four Out Of Five - Live
11,709,871 5:32 2020-12-04
Do I Wanna Know? - Live
Do I Wanna Know? - Live
11,435,142 4:41 2020-12-04
Catapult
Catapult
11,012,442 3:27 2009-11-16
2013
2013
10,984,812 2:27 2013-07-18
Da Frame 2R
Da Frame 2R
9,642,125 2:23 2007-06-18
Plastic Tramp
Plastic Tramp
9,321,504 2:54 2007-07-08
505 - Live
505 - Live
9,269,108 4:36 2020-11-19
- - Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York
- - Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York
8,920,573 2:26 2018-05-01
The Afternoon's Hat
The Afternoon's Hat
8,876,906 4:11 2010-03-22
Settle For A Draw
Settle For A Draw
8,614,531 3:20 2006-01-16
Brianstorm - Live
Brianstorm - Live
7,945,352 3:30 2020-12-04
Nettles
Nettles
7,896,775 1:45 2007-12-02
Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High? - Live
Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High? - Live
7,677,750 3:04 2020-12-04
Four Out Of Five - Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York
Four Out Of Five - Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York
7,553,725 4:35 2018-05-01
Joining The Dots
Joining The Dots
7,412,152 3:19 2010-03-22
Crying Lightning - Live
Crying Lightning - Live
5,955,346 4:01 2020-12-04
The Blond-O-Sonic Shimmer Trap
The Blond-O-Sonic Shimmer Trap
5,863,935 3:25 2011-05-30
Stickin To The Floor
Stickin To The Floor
5,661,833 1:21 2006-01-16
Arabella - Live
Arabella - Live
5,564,952 4:07 2020-12-02
Don't Forget Whose Legs You're On
Don't Forget Whose Legs You're On
5,491,358 3:36 2010-03-22
What If You Were Right The First Time?
What If You Were Right The First Time?
5,238,663 3:03 2007-04-03
Fright Lined Dining Room
Fright Lined Dining Room
5,236,520 3:26 2009-11-16
Put Your Dukes Up John
Put Your Dukes Up John
5,128,710 3:04 2006-08-14
Knee Socks - Live
Knee Socks - Live
5,027,617 5:50 2020-12-04
Cornerstone - Live
Cornerstone - Live
4,698,999 3:42 2020-12-04
Bad Woman
Bad Woman
4,657,681 2:20 2007-12-02
Do Me A Favour - Live
Do Me A Favour - Live
4,594,914 3:60 2020-12-04
Chun Li Flying Bird Kick
Chun Li Flying Bird Kick
4,470,331 4:41 2005-10-17
If You Found This It's Probably Too Late
If You Found This It's Probably Too Late
4,386,696 1:34 2007-04-03
One Point Perspective - Live
One Point Perspective - Live
4,345,949 3:23 2020-12-04
Sketchead
Sketchead
4,300,597 2:03 2009-11-16
I Haven't Got My Strange
I Haven't Got My Strange
4,242,337 1:30 2009-08-16
R U Mine? - Live
R U Mine? - Live
3,987,944 6:12 2020-12-04
Matador
Matador
3,968,597 4:59 2007-06-18
I.D.S.T.
I.D.S.T.
3,792,307 1:49 2011-05-30
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Live
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Live
3,782,796 4:54 2020-12-04
Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino - Live
Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino - Live
3,492,360 4:03 2020-12-04
From The Ritz To The Rubble - Live
From The Ritz To The Rubble - Live
3,419,079 3:42 2020-12-04
Diamonds Are Forever
Diamonds Are Forever
3,273,701 2:34 2008-02-01
Dancing Shoes
Dancing Shoes
3,113,502 2:29 2006-01-01
Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair - Live
Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair - Live
2,958,636 3:41 2020-12-04
She Looks Like Fun - Live
She Looks Like Fun - Live
2,885,973 3:22 2020-12-04
The Death Ramps
The Death Ramps
2,884,519 3:21 2007-12-02
Pretty Visitors - Live
Pretty Visitors - Live
2,863,278 4:01 2020-12-04
Star Treatment - Live
Star Treatment - Live
2,746,381 5:35 2020-12-04
The View From The Afternoon - Live
The View From The Afternoon - Live
2,519,991 4:24 2020-12-04
From The Ritz To The Rubble
From The Ritz To The Rubble
851,715 3:11 2005-05-30
Come Together
Come Together
778,400 3:08 2012-01-01
Fake Tales Of San Francisco
Fake Tales Of San Francisco
649,516 3:01 2005-05-30
Again & Again (Matt Helders "Arctic Monkeys" Remix)
Again & Again (Matt Helders "Arctic Monkeys" Remix)
106,055 4:11 2008-01-01
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor
I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor
92,276 2:51 2012-01-01
Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High - String Quartet Version
Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High - String Quartet Version
31,218 2:42 2024-05-17

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