At the Apollo

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This article is about the Arctic Monkeys album and video. For the American TV show, see Showtime at the Apollo. For other uses, see Live at the Apollo (disambiguation).
At the Apollo
Live album by Arctic Monkeys
Released 3 November 2008
Recorded Manchester Apollo
Monday 17 December 2007
Genre Indie rock[1]
Label Domino, Warp Films, Bang Bang Films
Producer Diarmid Scrimshaw
Arctic Monkeys chronology
Favourite Worst Nightmare
(2007)
At the Apollo
(2008)
Humbug
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
PopMatters 4/10 stars[3]
NME 8/10[4]
Uncut 4/5 stars[5]
Contactmusic 9/10[6]
Pitchfork Media 4.5/10[7]

At the Apollo is a live album and video release by Arctic Monkeys of the final concert of their 2007 world-tour, filmed in Manchester, England.[8][9]

It was filmed on super-16mm film and in surround-sound. It was directed by Richard Ayoade and photographed by cinematographer Danny Cohen (This Is England). It was edited by Nick Fenton (Heima, All Tomorrow's Parties), and produced by Diarmid Scrimshaw (Dog Altogether, Tyrannosaur).[9]

It has been awarded best music DVD 2009 by the NME. The music played in introduction credits was written by Bruno Nicolai, entitled 'Servizio fotografico' from the film The Red Queen Kills Seven Times starring Barbara Bouchet.

The film premiered on UK television on the music channel 4Music on 19 February 2009.

The DVD features a 'Multi Angle Camera View' of drummer Matt Helders.

DVD track listing[edit]

  1. "Brianstorm"
  2. "This House Is a Circus"
  3. "Teddy Picker"
  4. "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor"
  5. "Dancing Shoes"
  6. "From the Ritz to the Rubble"
  7. "Fake Tales of San Francisco"
  8. "When the Sun Goes Down"
  9. "Nettles"
  10. "D Is for Dangerous"
  11. "Leave Before the Lights Come On"
  12. "Fluorescent Adolescent"
  13. "Still Take You Home"
  14. "Da Frame 2R"
  15. "Plastic Tramp" (with Miles Kane)
  16. "505" (with Miles Kane)
  17. "Do Me a Favour"
  18. "A Certain Romance"
  19. "The View from the Afternoon"
  20. "If You Were There, Beware"

Bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Balaclava"
  2. "Bad Woman" (feat. Richard Hawley)

Personnel[edit]

Arctic Monkeys
Guest musicians

References[edit]