photos by Bao Nguyen
"Back in March, Diddy announced via Twitter that he loved the Arctic Monkeys so much that he was planning on joining them. On Monday night at New York's Highline Ballroom, he didn't quite make it on stage but seemed content enough dancing in the crowd as the Sheffield four-piece played an intimate show in front of 700 fans. Clearly thrilled at the band's performance, the Bad Boy CEO grooved through their hit single 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor.' And did he.Speaking of muscular...
Fresh from their slot at All Points West, the Arctic Monkeys spent much of their set trying out new material from their forthcoming album 'Humbug.' Although the album, produced in part by Queens of the Stone Age singer Josh Homme, signals a turn into darker, moodier realms, the band turned in a surprisingly muscular performance, airing a total of six fresh cuts including 'My Propeller,' lead single 'Crying Lightning' and a frighteningly heavy version of the Nick Cave's 'Red Right Hand.'" [Spinner]
More pictures from last night's show (8/3), the setlist, and the band's 2 new videos, below...
All Points West pics HERE.
Diddy was also recently dancing at Q-Tip's Central Park Summerstage show.
The Nick Cave song
Arctic Monkeys - Highline Ballroom setlist
1. Pretty Visitors
2. This House Is A Circus
4. Still Take You Home
5. Da Frame 2R
6. Dangerous Animals
7. Crying Lightning
8. Fluorescent Adolescent
10. The View From The Afternoon
11. I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
12. Leave Before The Lights Come On
13. Potion Approaching
14. If You Were There, Beware
15. Red Right Hand (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds cover)
16. My Propeller
17. Only Ones Who Know
18. Do Me A Favour
19. Secret Door