i don’t think we’re paying enough attention to the fact that Arctic Monkeys played last night’s breakout gig without a support act and opened it with a song nobody had ever heard before.
the fucking audacity of it, man.
that’s the indie rock equivalent of a wild west sheriff walking into a saloon full of bandit outlaws and slapping the biggest one in the face, swigging his shot of whiskey, then setting his giant testicles on the poker table like LOOK AT THESE NUTS. LOOK AT THEM. THIS PODUNK TOWN AINT BIG ENOUGH FOR THE TWO OF ‘EM. YOU CALLED DOWN THE THUNDER AND BY GOD YER GUNNA’ GET IT while every cowboy in the room just sits there gaping in stunned silence, torn between terror and awe