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Arctic Monkeys

Crying Lightning

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“Crying Lightning” is the first single from Arctic Monkeys’ third album Humbug. It was first played on Zane Lowe’s show on BBC Radio 1 on 6 July 2009 and was then made available on iTunes to download the following day. Physical copies of the single were made available on 17 August, one week before the release of the album. The vinyl was made available in Oxfam shops and sold with a download code for fans to get a free MP3 version of the song. The single debuted at #12 on the UK Singles Chart on 12 July 2009 by downloads alone. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Your past times consisted of the strange and twisted and deranged

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Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


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