Top Songs from the Arctic Monkeys

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21 Still Take You Home Still Take You Home

The ferocity and chaos that comes off the first riff draws you in. The song may come off slightly misogynistic to people who don't read into things. It's not really, it's condemning the type of woman with more boobs than brains.

This song's lyrics have a confidence and a swagger to them that strangely contrast with the anger and anxiety behind the music. Yet it all comes across so self assured that you don't question that he's wrong, you assume he has this person figured out.

This is the quintessential early Arctic Monkeys song to me. This is them at their funk punkiest and Alex Turner at his most interesting.

Such an energetic song, with a sick funky riff and funny lyrics... Deserves to be in the top five!

22 Old Yellow Bricks Old Yellow Bricks

This is one really good song. I like how it keeps it tune though-out the song from star to end. One of my best and favourite songs.

This song is very underrated, should be at least in the top ten in my opinion. Definitely one of the best songs from the 2nd album! - BreakingBen

15? Are you crazy guys? It was the first AM song I've heard and it had me hooked on em ever since!
Should at least be in the top 10

This is a great song and deserves higher than 22. That riff is seriously one of their best. And lets not forget "Dorothy was right though! " - PeterG28

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23 If You Were There, Beware If You Were There, Beware

This song deserves to be in the top ten list..

Its in Favourite Worst Nightmare but, sounds so Humbug.
Very underrated, but very COOL at the same time.

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24 Pretty Visitors Pretty Visitors

This is the best of Humbug and its 32nd? This is blasphemy

98? You people probably never heard Pretty Visitors.

This is a really good song and deserves to be in the top 10

The drums are absolutely genius on this one

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25 Suck It And See Suck It And See

I think it's an absolutely beautiful love song and a true representation of the maturity brought into their sound with the release of this album. They still have the quirky yet great metaphors "you're rarer than a can of dandelion and burdock, and those other girls are just lost mix lemonade" accompanied by a good chord progression and the rhythmic expert that is mathew J helders. My favourite by far.

One of the most incredible Arctic Monkeys songs. It's got such a dreamy, wistful feel to it that makes it so beautiful and moving to listen to. Definitely top ten.

The kind of song that would remind you of your beloved. Such sweet song with good arrangement and metaphorical lyrics. I think this is my 2nd favourite song from Arctic Monkeys.

Brilliant lyrics

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26 Stop the World I Wanna Get Off with You Stop the World I Wanna Get Off with You

Brilliant song, very well put and never gets old. My favourite indeed!

It deserves to be in the first 5. Just a great song.

Why anybody would like this song?
1) It's relatable
2) Has groovy beats
3) Has an awesome sauce tune
4) Hell catchy
5) Um.. It's relatable
...
What more do you want?

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27 Knee Socks Knee Socks

Knee socks is the best arctic monkeys song no doubt. Absolute beauty

Such a great chorus, and that moment when Josh Homme starts singing...

If songs were paintings this would be the Mona Lisa

This should be closer to the top!

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28 Snap Out of It Snap Out of It

Awesome sound, great use of different vocal styles, and classic instruments, even if it is a little simple for some people

#28?! Come on guys, this is one of their best songs, I can't believe it isn't in top 5..

Both lyrics and music are amazing in this one. I love it! So underrated. One of the best from AM.

Really? 28th Stupid List

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29 Library Pictures Library Pictures

This is one of their catchiest and greatest songs. I don't know why this isn't in the top ten.

30 No Buses No Buses

SO UNDERRATED. this is a great song a must listen for fans of the Arctic Monkeys. Has a kind of similar feel to the beginning of Mardy Bum

The lyrics are so true! Best song ever

Slight error there. No Buses in fact reached number 49 in the UK charts back in 2006.

Top 10 at least - absolutely brilliant lyricism and melody on display from turner

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31 No. 1 Party Anthem

It's not like I'm falling in love I just want you to do me no good and you look like you could. The best song!

Never get bored listening this song. This song bring me to the other dimension haha so good

My favourite song! It's nearly hypnotic and so different to the usual loud and heavy guitar chords associated with the Arctic Monkeys!

Love the vibe this song gives! Sad to see it all the way down here though...

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32 Bigger Boys and Stolen Sweethearts Bigger Boys and Stolen Sweethearts

Just an insane song, should definitely have been released as a single

33 Only Ones Who Know Only Ones Who Know

Beautiful melody, and vocals. It's A good cool down song on an album full of excitement. However, it's still great as a stand alone.

This is a wonderful song. Very complete it was to be one of the Top Tens.

I love this song, wonderful n nice song

34 Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair

This song is by far my favorite! I know the songs from their first record are considered the best ones, but, please! This song is just amazing! Oh, and for goodness shake, it's not brAInstorm! It is brIAnstorm! Really! Check this on wikipedia! Could someone please correct this?!

Yeah yeah yeah the lyrics are hilarious on this one

By far my fave with Arabella. #30 is very low

100% energy 100% amazing lyrics 100% one of bests

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35 You Probably Couldn't See for the Lights But You Were Looking Straight At Me You Probably Couldn't See for the Lights But You Were Looking Straight At Me

Love this song so much! The tune is absolutely brilliant, and the lyrics are very funny to listen to. The first verse is my favourite part of the song 'One look sends it coursing through the veins, oh how the feeling races
Back up to their brains to form expressions on their stupid faces
They don't want to say hello, but I can't want to say hello
My heartbeat's at its peak, when you're coming up to speak' Absolute tune to listen to.

Never again... never again will there be another one quite as desirable as you

36 I Wanna Be Yours I Wanna Be Yours

How is this so low? 42?! Are you serious? Oh my god, listen to this song. It's lyrics are beautiful.. damn.

This song is based off of a poem like the bands name. Both by the same poet.

When a band turns a poem into a song you can feel the intensity in the air!

Hands down best lyrics

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37 Secret Door Secret Door

This is a seriously underrated song, apparently based on alex's relationship with Alexa. Its brilliantly formatted and the end choruses are delivered with such brilliance I don't understand why people can rate songs such as"dangerous animals" and "my propeller" over this. This song, like most songs in "Humbug" certainly grows on you and is sometimes dismissed because people are not prepared to give it more time or another listen.

Their most underrated song! Such a deep experience behind it

I couldn't agree more with that big para

The catchiest tune you'll ever find

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38 Black Treacle Black Treacle

This should be up in the top ten! The lyrics are pure genius and the guitar riff in the chorus kills me every time. It's a gorgeous song

Absolutely INCREDIBLE. So many feelings from this song, and the lyrics are impeccably clever. Should indubitably be top five!

This is simply their best song! I'm shocked since it is 25th!

Why is a whole album "Suck It And See" so underrated?

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39 Potion Approaching Potion Approaching
40 Balaclava Balaclava

Definitely should be top 15, AM have so many good songs and this is one of the best. This House is a Circus should also be higher. Basically everything off the first 2 albums is class

I don't believe this song wasn't added yet, it's one of his best songs!

I love this song so much. Should be so much higher up this song is awesome.

Should be at least top 20

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