Suck It And See (studio album) by Arctic Monkeys

Suck It And See
Suck It And See by Arctic Monkeys
Year: 2011
Release date: 2011-06-06
Overall rank: 789th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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74/100 (from 778 votes)
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Award Top 20 albums of 2011 (15th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (113th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (789th)
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Arctic Monkeys bestography

Suck It And See is ranked 5th best out of 10 albums by Arctic Monkeys on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Arctic Monkeys is Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not which is ranked number 53 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 23,891.

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70/100
From 01/02/2021 16:29
It siginfies a welcome change of pace. It starts off somewhat slow, but it picks up momentum after the middle. The self titled track is one of their best.
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85/100
From 04/16/2020 21:04
It took some time to come back to this album, but I really like it! I feel like it is dripping with sunshine and beach vibes, sort of like Weezer's White Album. The chimey guitars and appropriate background singing echo some aspects of Beach House's overall feel and can border psychedelic pop rock in the best way. Turner's songwriting digs deeper as he finds more complex ways to sing love songs, and Nick O'Malley's bass really shines on songs like Reckless Serenade, That's Where You're Wrong, and Love Is A Laserquest.

This album is not without it's duds, and the singles released are in company of some of the absolute worst Arctic Monkeys songs. Brick by Brick is abysmal, Black Treacle is a dumb metaphorical themed song, and Don't Sit Down is just a lazy excuse to fill 3 1/2 minutes. I think the band expanded on this uninspiring writing and sound to create AM (at least most of that album). But pretty much every other song on this album is either good or great! It doesn't quite meet the highs that the first two albums met, but it's pretty solid!

Best Tracks: Reckless Serenade, Piledriver Waltz, Love Is a Laserquest, That's Where You're Wrong
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75/100
From 01/23/2020 20:22
The back half of this album is light years better than the front half. "Brick by Brick", "Black Treacle", and "Don't Sit Down..." should be B-sides. Those songs really ushered the way for the anemic AM. But basically the rest of the album is a nice, summer-soaked dream-rock record! The closer is probably in my Top 10 for them and "Piledriver Waltz" is like the sad brother to "R U Mine?" with Turner's lyricism.
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From 08/28/2019 22:09
I really like this album ! I think it’s better than Humbug and at least on the same level as Favourite Worst Nightmare.

Brick by Brick is easily their worst track ever, but the rest of the record is pretty strong. In fact, I like all the other songs. The guitar doesn’t sound like usual, and I kinda like its new refreshing sound.

Standout tracks : She’s Thunderstorms, Don’t Sit Down Cause I’ve moved your chair, Suck It and See.
Personal favourite: The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
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90/100
From 08/01/2019 13:35
The best AM album, although the middle is a bit off. Great opening and an amazing finish. Pretty much a masterpiece from Reckless Serenade to That´s Where You're Wrong

Favorite tracks
1) Suck it and See
2) She's Thunderstorms
3) Black Treacle/Piledriver Waltz
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85/100
From 04/01/2019 22:55
Don't let the Brick by Brick memes and a few bland alt rock tracks fool you this album has some pretty great Smiths esque jangly indie pop
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From 03/28/2019 20:49
Average track rating 82, album rating 73... what the hell guys
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From 12/28/2018 17:56
"Do you still feel younger as you thought you would by now?
Darling have you started feeling old yet?"
Just like "AM" and "Favourite Worst Nightmare", "Suck It And See" has a place in my heart. I heard in a time in my life that I needed to hear these things, and It was just perfect, I have so many memories with these albums. They intruduced to a whole new world and I probaly wouldn't be in this site If It weren't by Artic Monkeys and that time I was so amazed by them.
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80/100
From 08/01/2018 13:55
Pretty underrated. Definitely not my least favourite AM album. It's a solid and simple pop rock sound compared to the previous and next album in their discography. Favourite tracks: 'Piledriver Waltz', 'Library Pictures' & 'Suck It And See'
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95/100
From 07/10/2018 22:56
Definitely my favorite album by the AMs, so underrated. 8.8/10.
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