Arctic Monkeys still feel like ‘gatecrashers’

The Sheffield band vow to keep it real despite success

Arctic Monkeys are currently storming the UK on their sold-out tour, however the group have admitted that they are still haven’t come to terms with their success.

Despite fans queuing for hours outside venues to catch a glimpse of the group, singer Alex Turner told NME.COM he still can’t grasp the enormity of the Arctic Monkeys popularity.

“We still feel like gatecrashers, I hope we always do,” he said. “Something will have gone wrong if we don’t.”

The band’s recent tour of Japan set them in good stead for their current jaunt, and the crowd reaction was equally unique.

“To me it were madder than England,” Turner revealed. “I couldn’t believe how many people were jumping…everyone was saying it’s unheard of for a crowd to react like that.”

For the full interview with Arctic Monkeys get this week’s issue of NME, out on UK newsstands from today (April 26).

Also in the issue, Panic! At The Disco prepare to hit the UK, Jack White‘s new Coca-Cola ad is reviewed and Gnarls Barkley delve into their record collection.

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