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Top 10 Facts - Arctic Monkeys
10.01.2015
Fact #1

THE ORIGINAL SINGER IN THE BAND WAS GLYN JONES, A FELLOW STUDENT AT STOCIISBRIDGE HIGH. ALEX TURNER WAS TOO SHY TO TAKE THE MIC AT FIRST.

Fact #2

THE FIRST GIG ALEX TURNER EVER WENT TO WAS THE VINES IN MANCHESTER. HE SAID HE WAS NSPIRED BY FRONTMAN CRAIG NICHOI.LS.

Fact #3

THE BAND SEEM TO BE FANS OF THE WIZARD OF OZ. NOT ONLY DOES ‘OLD YELLOW BRICKS’ END WITH THE LINE ‘DOROTHY WAS RIGHT THOUGH’, THE BAND DRESSED AS CHARACTERS FROM THE FILM FOR THE BRIT AWARDS IN 2007

Fact #4

ALEX TURNED WAS NAMED THE 16TH ‘RICHEST BRIT UNDER 30' LAST YEAR, WITH A FORTUNE OF L7.5 MILLION, JUST BELOW CHERYL COLE AND AMY WINEHOUSE.

Fact #5

IN 2008, FORMER BASSIST ANDY NICHOLSON OPENED HIS FIRST DUB ‘THE BOWERY' IN SHEFFIELD. MATT HELDERS SAID HE'S LIKE TO FOLLOW SUIT, OPENING A PUB CALLED ‘THE CAUTIOUS HORSE'.

Fact #6

‘FLUORESCENT ADOLESCENT' WAS CO—WRITTEN BY ALEX TURNER'S THEN GIRLFRIEND JOHANNA BENNETT. IT WAS PENNED WHEN THE TWO WERE ON A MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY. THE TWO WERE REMINISCING ABOUT CHARACTERS THEY KNEW AT SCHOOL.

Fact #7

ALEX TURNER ALLEGEDLY HAS THE NAME OF DOET ‘JOHN COOPER CLARKE’ TATTOOED ON HIM.

Fact #8

LAUREN SOCHA WHO PLAYED ‘NINA’ IN THE BAND'S FILM SCUMMY MAN WENT ON TO STAR IN MISFITS.

Fact #9

THE SUGABABES COVERED ‘I BET YOU LOOK GOOD ON THE DANCEFLOOR' IN 2006.

Fact #10

ALEX TURNER'S FAVOURITE DRINK IS A BOURBON CALLED BULLEIT.

Fact #11
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