Arctic Monkeys play ‘From The Ritz To The Rubble’ live for first time in seven years at Royal Albert Hall

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Last night saw Arctic Monkeys play their classic ‘From The Ritz To The Rubble’ live for first time since 2011 during their headline show at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Check out footage and the setlist below.

The band launched their acclaimed new album ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino‘ with a career-spanning show at the iconic venue in aid of the charity War Child – where they also debuted new song ‘Star Treatment‘. During a surprise turn towards the end of the first set, the Sheffield quartet delighted fans with a rare outing of ‘From The Ritz To The Rubble’ from their seminal debut album ‘Whatever People Say I Am That’s What I’m Not’.

Arctic Monkeys’ setlist was:

Four Out of Five
Brianstorm
Crying Lightning
Do I Wanna Know?
Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?
505
One Point Perspective
Do Me a Favour
Cornerstone
Knee Socks
Arabella
Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
She Looks Like Fun (with Cameron Avery)
From the Ritz to the Rubble (first time live since 2011)
Pretty Visitors
Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair
I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
Encore:
Star Treatment (live debut)
The View From the Afternoon
R U Mine?

Tonight will see the TV debut of Arctic Monkeys ‘Live At The BBC‘ special. It will be televised at 11:05pm BST on @BBCTwo.”

Arctic Monkeys tour dates and tickets

Other than playing Scotland’s TRNSMT Festival, the band’s upcoming UK and Ireland tour dates are below. Tickets are available here.

Manchester Arena (September 6/7)
The O2 Arena, London (September 9/10/12/13)
Birmingham Arena (September 15/16)
FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield (September 18/19/21)
3Arena, Dublin (September 24/25)
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle (September 27/28)