Top Songs from the Arctic Monkeys

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41 Potion Approaching
42 Red Light Indicates Doors are Secured

Amazing beat, and such good lyrics. Alex's lyric writing skills is perfectly showcased in this song, and the music itself is so good! I have this song on repeat.

Simply awesome

43 She's Thunderstorms

Damn it! I really enjoy it! Restart playback, restart playback!

Beautiful guitar picking going on throughout the whole song. And wonderful lyrics too

That guitar picking and those lyrics... Just amazing

44 Perhaps Vampires Is a Bit Strong But...

I absolutely love the guitar solo at the end.
In an interview
Alex Turner was asked what the meaning
Of this song was. He answered that it
Actually was written regarding the people
Of Sheffield (their home town) and their
Lack of support. When he was asked
Whether they were glad to be called
Vampires his rebuttal was that they wasn't
Very happy with the title but he stood by
The lyrics.

How is this not higher up. Great song!

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45 Matador
46 That's Where You're Wrong

This, like most of their other album closers, is one of their best songs. The lyrics are fantastic and the guitar sounds great. The whole album is underrated, but I don't know how this song has ended up so far down.

Doesn't get the recognition it deserves, much like the whole of Suck it and See. Definitely should be top 10, in my personal top 5 Arctic Monkeys songs - Chippieolamus

One of the best Arctic Monkey songs. Sad to see it all the way down here.

My favorite song, so underrated! I love the lyrics, it just makes me so happy.

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47 Riot Van

I love how he acts clueless about the drinking age.

This song is so good, reminds me of me on the streets

For sure the best song

Perfect for those who can only sleep in a coty that never wakes

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48 Cigarette Smoker Fiona

Would almost certainly be considered one of their best songs if it had been on one of their albums. - Chippieolamus

This and Leave Before the Lights Come On should have made it onto their debut album.

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49 This House Is a Circus

THE best song by the Arctic Monkeys. I'm not one of those who is just into the poppy stuff. I think that humbug and fwn are by far the best albums, but this song is just amazing. I just love the high vocal bit. "now that we're here, we may as well go too far! "

This should be in top5 no matter what. Absolutely fantastic song which makes you go wild. Pure genius. My favorite arctic monkeys song.

Alex and matt are sharp in this one. It's a crowd favourite. The tune is fantastic

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50 The Jeweller's Hands

Are you kidding me? This is such a special song. Especially the guitar part in the end is legendary.

Well, since all of the Arctic Monkeys songs are magnificent, this has a unique melody, and catchy background details.
I decided so hardly to choose one between R you Mine, Crying Lightning and If You Were There Beware.

Took me a while to find it - I was expecting it to be in the top 10

This song is mazingly good, not the best but top 15 or top 20 worthy needless go say

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51 D is for Dangerous

Seriously under rated song. Should be higher shocked that I had to add this one

One of my fave Arctic Monkeys songs, why the hell is this at number 99?! Its like in my top 5! -_-

In my top 10 for sure, so good live. Very underrated Monkeys song.

LOVE THIS SONG! THIS SONG IS MY FAVORITE SONG FROM 'FAVORITE WORST NIGTHMARE' ALBUM.

52 One for the Road

Definitely a great song

Arabella/One For The Road are my favorite songs

Should be in the top 10 yo

Never really spoken of but a good song none the less

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53 The Bakery

WHAT?! This song is so amazing! It's one of their softer songs, but it's so lovely. Alex sounds so sincere and full of longing. Totally underrated- listen to it people!

54 Temptation Greets You Like Your Naughty Friend

I really love this song, even though not many others do.

Catchy guitar riff, great use of bass and drums.

55 Bad Woman

Wow, this is VERY overrated, as I can see.
I adore Alex's voice, and guitar in the beginning. Amazing!

56 On the Run from the MI5
57 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!

The lyrics... ♥

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58 Too Much to Ask

Though nearly no one has heard this amazing b-side, it is, in my mind, the greatest song Alex Turner has every written. Through sombre and passionate lyrics, he weaves the tale of an entire relationship through a series of poignant vignettes. This entire song drips in atmosphere, from the soft crooning of Turner's voice to the subdued Nicholson bass line that strings the entire melody together. The unbelievable poetry that is the lyrics somehow manage to impart the most sublime detail whilst still slipping perfectly into step with the music that tugs at your heartstrings and pulls you on and on. If you're an Arctic Monkeys fan and you haven't heard this, get on it. NOW. If you love music, do the same. Again and again, this song's magic reminds me of the power of music.

Music in it seems so deep. The song is full of emotions.

One of the best 5 at least

59 Settle for a Draw

This was not only the best B-Side they did, but also one of the best songs. It has some of the most catchy chord changes ever written. Alex Turner is a God!

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60 Mad Sounds

Ooh la la la, their finest moment

I broke down crying in public when I heard this for the first time. Enough said.

How is this #65? One of the best AM's songs

How can this ne #65? Should be higher

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