Favourite Worst Nightmare

Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
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Based on 25 reviews
2007 Ratings: #79 / 672
Year End Rank: #13
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2007 Ratings: #24
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‘…Nightmare’ is four young men-of-the-world casting aside their juvenile naiveté and emerging stronger, savvier and, well, more salacious.

FWN is not a bad album by any means, but it does fall flat on many levels for me. It isn’t easy to follow up a debut as powerful as WPSIATWIAN. FWN is an album that badly wants to convince the listener that it is new, never before done experience, but it doesn’t have the creative recourses. It’s very ambitious for sure, but it is also shortsighted and unfocused.

What I’m trying to say is Alex Turner is a boring frontman on this album

Writers block is a bitch, huh?

I'll try to describe my 'problem' with writers block i'm facing without sounding too much of a pretentious man crying for help for the third time this week. Boo ho me, I know. And look, I know these emotional reviews (not to write them off completely, if you want to open up in your writing then go for it if your comfortable) can sometimes read as people trying to reach for something to grasp on that's greater ... read more
This is the best AM album, don't even @ me xD
Such an AMAZING combination of songs.. Stunning wow
Best tracks: Brianstorm
Teddy Picker
D Is For Dangerous
Fluorescent Adolescent
Only Ones Who Know
Do Me a Favour
This House Is a Circus
If You Were There, Beware
The Bad Thing
Old Yellow Bricks
Yeah, I did actually mention every single track on the album just because it is PURE GOLD.
I got paid three quid to write this so I’m doing it.

Ok in actuality I was going to review this eventually I just never got around to it, what better time to do it after the person who wants me to review gives me £3, thanks Hurvi. So Favourite Worst Nightmare, what is usually considered to be AM’s best record, and I can definitely see why. AM aren’t a new band to me, far from it. I’ve been listening to them on and off for years now, ever since I can remember. I ... read more
Sorry Dombot, but this is the best Arctic Monkeys record
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Track List

  1. Brianstorm
  2. Teddy Picker
  3. D Is For Dangerous
  4. Balaclava
  5. Fluorescent Adolescent
  6. Only Ones Who Know
  7. Do Me a Favour
  8. This House Is a Circus
  9. If You Were There, Beware
  10. The Bad Thing
  11. Old Yellow Bricks
  12. 505
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