Arctic Monkeys is a fowersome indie rock baund frae High Green, a suburb o Sheffield. Thair debut single, "I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor", an the follae-up "When The Sun Goes Down", gaed richt tae nummer ane in the UK Singles Chairt. The baund's debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, hauds the record for the maist first-week sales o a debut album in the UK. The baund's northren ruits, aften seen as a key element o the baund's style, haes seen thaim cryed the "northren Libertines", while thair aesome soond an wry leerics - aften social commentaries - haes been compared tae The Jam, Pulp an The Streets.
Estaiblished in 2002, the baund conseists o:-
- Alex Turner: guitar, vocals
- Jamie "Cookie" Cook: guitar, backin vocals
- Nick O'Malley: bass, backin vocals
- Matthew "The Cat" Helders: drums, backin vocals