Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Arctic Monkeys: It's Up To You, New Yorkies

Scott McLennan, Rip It Up (Australia), August 2006

Even when you've sold millions of copies of your debut album, earned a Mercury Award nomination, had Oasis, Kanye West and Jack White sing your praises and toured the globe, sometimes it's still the simple things in life that can bring the most rewards. Sitting backstage at Thebarton Theatre prior to their sell-out Adelaide show, Arctic Monkeys' drummer Matt Helders revealed a few minor conveniences remain his favourites.

Total word count of piece: 1007

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.