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  • I still miss the days when a haircut was just a haircut. It was only your mates you had to face. Now there's a whole industry centred around people analysing your 'look'. I just cannot understand how anyone could get so worked up by... hair.

  • I saw that something changed in terms of the way I approach writing. I don't know. Before, everything was just sort of pieced together; and more and more nowadays I'll have complete songs - chords, lyrics, a melody - and we'll apply to those songs what we feel is required. That has happened much more on Humbug album than on any of the others.

  • That rock ‘n’roll, eh? That rock’n’roll, it just won’t go away. It might hibernate from time to time, sink back into the swamp. I think the cyclical nature of the universe in which it exists demands that acquiesce to some of its rules. But it’s always waiting there, just around the corner,” he added. “Ready to make its way back through the sludge and smash through the glass ceiling, looking better than ever. Yeah, that rock’n’roll, it seems like it’s faded away sometimes, but it will never die. And there’s nothing you can do about it.

    "Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner uses Brit Awards speech to say ‘Rock’n’roll will never die’ – watch". February 19, 2014.
  • There have always been jokes all over our songs; I originally started writing lyrics to make my friends crack a smile, which is difficult.

    "Alex Turner" by Ryan Dombal, May 10, 2012.
  • Maybe I'm too busy being yours to fall for somebody new.

    "Song: 'Do I Wanna Know?'". 2013.
  • There is always that one band that comes along when you are 14 or 15 years old that manages to hit you in just the right way and changes your whole perception of things.

    "Progress Report: Arctic Monkeys". Interview with T. Cole Rachel, May 31, 2011.
  • It was 2002, we all got guitars for Christmas and started playing in my garage that summer, rehearsed there and in a warehouse for a bit for about a year. We did our first gig in June 2003 and we played a few gigs in and around Sheffield for a bit then started doing gigs outside of Sheffield about this time last year, recording demos while all this was going on.

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  • Rock'n'roll will never go away completely because it's so fundamentally attractive.

  • I think each thing in a way acts as a stepping - stone for whatever the next thing is.

  • Sometimes writing songs is like waiting for deliveries.

  • I've come to recognize songwriting as something that I do, and I want to be good at that. At that craft, if you like. I want to practice it.

  • Songwriters always reminded me of that kid at school who would go around with his guitar, like, "Yeah, songwritin' man," looking wistful. That wasn't me - those kinds of people put me off.

  • I can't draw. I'm good on the yo-yo, but I don't draw.

  • Every time you write a song, you're looking for some sort of perfection, and you never quite reach it. You're always looking for that extra missing piece.

  • I just wanted to do something that would freak people out. That's the best thing to do.

  • I took the batteries out my mysticism / 
And put them in my thinking cap

  • Love's not only blind but deaf.

  • You spend your time thinking about that and you get lost in reflection.

  • There's that 15 quid we put on One Direction to win down the drain.

    "Brit Awards’ television ratings ‘lowest of 21st century’". Alex Turner's Brit speech for Best British Group and Best British Album Awards, February 19, 2014.
  • You can't worry what people think.

  • A lot of peopletell me I'm a bit dreamy, but I like the idea of that. Of being somewhere else.

  • What came first the chicken or the dickhead?

    "Song: "Pretty Visitors" ("Hamburg")". 2009.
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