- Suck It and See

Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 24 reviews
2011 Rank: #229 / 830
USER SCORE
77
Based on
133 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
No Ripcord

The Arctic Monkeys of 2011 have produced, probably by a significant margin, the best British Rock 'n' Roll album you will hear this year.

85
Beats Per Minute

Suck It And See is an almost seamless step forward, reaffirming the notion that the band’s shelf life is probably much longer than initially estimated.

80
musicOMH

This is another intriguing evolution for one of the country's great bands, and a shot in the arm for Britain's rather moribund 'indie guitar' scene.

80
Consequence of Sound

Suck it and See is a thorough success imbued with the very same spirit, reflecting the boys’ widely expanded palette while successfully working in everything they did so well in their yester-album.

80
PopMatters

Alex Turner and his bandmates are clearly expanding their abilities and getting better at focusing their fire with every release.

User Reviews
Feb 7, 2016
GRCamden
50
drab, boring, dull, uninteresting, lifeless etc.
Dec 17, 2015
85
Suck It And See is an album that really separated AM from the rest of their contemporaries. Their ability to churn out punky tunes, along with slow, psych/blues-tinged tracks makes for a marvelous album.
Jul 12, 2015
SiberianBreaks
53
Everything from the album art to the album titled pisses me off here. Some nice songs here and there, but this is just a collection of bland, revivalist tracks.

Favourite tracks: She's Thunderstorms, Reckless Serenade, Piledriver Waltz
May 12, 2015
97
A near-perfect album that set the bar even higher for the Arctic Monkeys. I feel like people didn't like it because the genre changed a bit, but every-single-song in this album is amazing. A must listen!
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DETAILS

June 7, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Domino / Label
James Ford / Producer
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 13 - DIY
# 39 - MOJO
# 22 - musicOMH
# 6 - NME
# 37 - No Ripcord
# 29 - One Thirty BPM
# 7 - Q Magazine
# 36 - The Fly
MISC LISTS
# 13 - NME (2010-2014)
# 38 - NPR Listeners
# 6 - Old Waver
# 40 - Pitchfork Readers
Track List
  1. She’s Thunderstorms 
  2. Black Treacle 
  3. Brick by Brick
  4. The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala 
  5. Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair 
  6. Library Pictures 
  7. All My Own Stunts
  8. Reckless Serenade 
  9. Piledriver Waltz 
  10. Love is a Laserquest 
  11. Suck It and See
  12. That’s Where You’re Wrong
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