Belfast Telegraph

Friday 28 November 2014

Alex Turner asks crowd to wake up?

Alex Turner of the Artic Monkeys wanted more from the iTunes crowd
Alex Turner of the Artic Monkeys wanted more from the iTunes crowd

Alex Turner was apparently less than impressed with the audience at Arctic Monkeys' iTunes Festival gig, telling them to "wake up".

The Cornerstone singer was on stage with his bandmates at the Roundhouse in Camden and had just announced the arrival of guest Bill Ryder-Jones, the guitarist from The Coral.

Apparently deciding the crowd's response was too subdued, he repeated his introduction and asked the fans to "wake up", reported the BBC.

Earlier in the evening, Alex also dedicated the song Snap Out Of It to the audience.

He also demonstrated some of his own moves, explaining: "If you're gonna wave your arms tonight, you've got to make sure you move your hips as well like this..."

The Sheffield band performed a string of their hits and tracks from their new album, AM.

Despite his earlier grumbles, Alex thanked the crowd for their reaction to the band's music at the end of the show.

"Thanks for getting the new record and singing along. It makes me feel all warm inside," he said.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Sagittarius:

It's time to put plans into action. Don't wait for anyone's permission. Just move forward as if you've been given the green light. Before long, others will recognise the merit of this idea and lend their support. It will be especially helpful to get the approval of an educational leader. Making resources more readily available to the public is a worthwhile mission. You especially enjoy seeing children benefit from your hard work. Thanks to you, they'll have better opportunities for advancement.More