Arctic Monkeys bring new songs to Big Day Out Festival

Neil Young also plays New Zealand event

Arctic Monkeys played two new songs at the Big Day Out festival in Auckland, New Zealand today (January 16).

The tracks played were ‘Pretty Visitors’ and ‘Dangerous Animals’, which featured when the band performed a warm-up show in Wellington earlier in the week.

‘Dangerous Animals’ was described by frontman Alex Turner as being about “tigers and shit”.

Other bands playing at the touring Big Day Out Festival, which heads to Australia�s Gold Coast Parklands on January 18, include [a’]The Prodigy[/a], TV On The Radio, Hot Chip, Simian Mobile Disco and The Ting Tings.

Neil Young headlined the event, playing a selection of his own songs including ‘Cinnamon Girl’, ‘Heart of Gold’ and ‘Rockin’ In The Free World’, and a cover of The Beatles‘A Day In The Life’.

Arctic Monkeys played:

‘Pretty Visitors’

‘Da Frame 2R’

‘This House Is A Circus’

‘Still Take You Home’

‘The View From The Afternoon’

‘Dancing Shoes’

‘From The Ritz To The Rubble’

‘Dangerous Animals’

‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’


‘When The Sun Goes Down’

‘Red Right Hand’

‘Fluorescent Adolescent’

‘Do Me A Favour’

‘If You Were There, Beware’