Reading & Leeds 28-30 August 2009  

Arctic Monkeys

A hotly anticipated new record from Arctic Monkeys is released the week of the festival, taking Alex Turner's wry witticisms to a darker place. Produced in the desert with Josh Homme, Humbug is musically rawer than previous material and therefore more suited to the gritty guitar loving Reading and Leeds fans.

Set List

    Reading performance:

  • 1.My Propeller *
  • 2.Red Right Hand (Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds cover)
  • 3.Crying Lightning *
  • 4.Brianstorm *
  • 5.Still Take You Home
  • 6.I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor *
  • 7.Potion Approaching
  • 8.Pretty Visitors
  • 9.House Is A Circus
  • 10.If You Were There, Beware
  • 11.When The Sun Goes Down
  • 12.Dangerous Animals
  • 13.View From The Afternoon
  • 14.Cornerstone *
  • 15.Only Ones Who Know
  • 16.Do Me A Favour
  • 17.Fluorescent Adolescent *
  • 18.Secret Door *
  • 19.505
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Comments

    • 1. At 12:53pm on 30 Aug 2009, therockinrev wrote:

      Had to watch the Monkeys on TV I wasn't able to get to Leeds this year - you were great - love the new songs, thanks for playing 505 as well, an amazing finish to an inspired set. Please come play in Newcastle soon xxx

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    • 2. At 01:32am on 31 Aug 2009, Ben wrote:

      I love arctic monkeys more than I love music itself. By far the best band in the industry. but I am upset that they didnt do certain romance and mardy bum (which is just amazing at festivals). keep up the good work thanks

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    • 3. At 11:06pm on 31 Aug 2009, epoulton wrote:

      At reading and had the pleasure of being so close to this truly amazing band, loving the new album and the whole arctic monkey's image re-vamp.

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    • 4. At 9:17pm on 02 Sep 2009, RavingLibDem wrote:

      Did anyone notice at Leeds how Alex Turner seemed totally out of it? For whatever reason his set was lacking in sparkle, and I don't think the crowd appreciated him attempting to slow down the pace of the tracks.

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    • 5. At 6:14pm on 07 Sep 2009, jyz wrote:

      This comment was removed because the moderators found it broke the House Rules.

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