Known for their rousing live performances since they emerged on the indie scene in 2005, Arctic Monkeys did not disappoint in night two of their recent shows at Oakland’s Fox Theater.
From start to finish the UK band and frontman Alex Turner burned through a blistering set including songs off their recently released studio album AM and tracks from four previous releases. The sold out crowd – many decked out in their ex-patriot union jacks and UK soccer jerseys – received both new tracks like “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” and classics like “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor” with equal enthusiasm.
Returning for the encore the Sheffield band put a period on the end of a near flawless set with frenzied rendition of their recent single “Are You Mine?”.
Setlist for September 27th, 2013:
Do I Wanna Know?
Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair
Snap Out of It
Old Yellow Bricks
Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?
I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
No. 1 Party Anthem
One for the Road
Do Me a Favour
R U Mine?
— Bradford Hornsby, LIVE 105/San Francisco