Arctic Monkeys rock Chicago

Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.


“We are the Arctic Monkeys, we are from Sheffield,” proclaimed vocalist Alex Turner as the band filled the stage and opened into ‘Brianstorm’ from Favourite Worst Nightmare. The band’s unique, somewhat heavier, indie sound was a perfect introduction to The Black Keys headlining set that was to follow. While they are still building a following in the U.S., the Arctic Monkeys have been a sensation in their U.K. homeland from the beginning, charting a pair of #1 hits from their 2006 debut Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not. They’ve also seen each of their four albums hit #1 on the UK charts.

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Setlist

Brianstorm
This House Is a Circus
Still Take You Home
Library Pictures
Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair
The View from the Afternoon
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Pretty Visitors
If You Were There, Beware
Teddy Picker
Crying Lightning
The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
Fluorescent Adolescent
Evil Twin
Brick by Brick
R U Mine?

Matt Helders of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

Jamie Cook of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

Alex Turner and Jamie Cook of the Arctic Monkeys perform at the United Center in Chicago.

Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

Nick O'Malley of the Arctic Monkeys performs at the United Center in Chicago.

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