Arctic Monkeys Swing Into Action at MSG
Huffington Post - about 4 years
It was relevant how, in the midst of a Polar Vortex, the Arctic Monkeys would stage their very first headlining concert at the world's most famous arena. After 12 years as a band, Sheffield, England's Arctic Monkeys have had the fastest selling-debut album in British music history with their 2006 classic, Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I Am Not, won the Mercury Prize in 2006, had a variety of number one singles on the British charts and they headlined Glastonbury last year.
They have been praised by critics the world over, yet, it seems that all their biggest accolades come from their mother land. They have surprisingly never headlined any U.S. music festivals, and they have never won a Grammy. Just last month they finally topped the Billboard alternative chart for the first time ever with their single, "Do I Wanna Know?" They have also only played Madison Square Garden before as openers for The Black Keys two years ago. Now, months after the release of their fifth and fantas...
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