Arctic Monkeys’ “When The Sun Goes Down” off their album, “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not.”
And I’ve seen him with girls of the night And he told Roxanne to put on her red light They’re all infected, but he’ll be alright ‘Cause he’s a scumbag, don’t you know? I said he’s a scumbag, don’t you know?
“The first rock album in ages that feels dangerously smart.” – TIME Magazine
Ten years ago today, Arctic Monkeys released their debut album, Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not. It became the fastest selling debut album in Britain, selling over 360,000 copies in its first week, and was met with almost universal critical acclaim. NME ranked it at #5 of the Top 100 British Albums within a week of its release and Rolling Stone includes it in its list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.