Editors’ Notes When Arctic Monkeys debuted in '06, they drew acclaim for their ability to synthesize several decades of British rock into a dynamic sound. With the classic riffs of The Who and The Kinks, the quirky intensity of Elvis Costello and The Smiths, and the pop hooks of Blur and Oasis, this playlist provides all the dots that, when connected, offer a full picture of what inspired these indie icons.

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