Arctic Monkeys

Friday, December 22, 2006

Austinist puts Arctic Monkeys in his Top 10 for 2006

From Austinist

"10. Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am... (Domino):

Sometimes UK hype is just that (does anyone still love The Darkness?), and sometimes you get the Arctic Monkeys. Unquestionably the hottest new act at SXSW, the young lads didn't kill it at SX, but they were good enough that we went to see them again in June...and they were amazing. The band's greatest weakness is their youth, which shows through in the limited subject range (drinking, bouncers, bars, and girls) and sometimes shambolic music. But for a first album, the Arctic Monkeys delivered an original, consistent stunner...."

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