One for the Road (Arctic Monkeys song)

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For other songs, see One for the Road.
"One for the Road"
Arctic Monkeys One for the Road
Single by Arctic Monkeys
from the album AM
B-side "You're So Dark"
Released 9 December 2013 (2013-12-09)
Format Digital download, 7" vinyl
Recorded Sage & Sound Recording, Los Angeles, California
Rancho De La Luna, Joshua Tree, California
Genre Indie rock, R&B, psychedelic rock
Length 3:26
Label Domino
Writer(s) Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O'Malley, Matt Helders
Producer(s) James Ford, Ross Orton
Arctic Monkeys singles chronology
"Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?"
(2013)
"One for the Road"
(2013)
"Arabella"
(2014)

"One for the Road" is a song by English band Arctic Monkeys from their fifth studio album, AM. It was released on 9 December 2013 as the fourth single from the album.[1] The single is available in the 7" vinyl format,[2] and as a digital download, and features a B-side titled "You're So Dark". On 6 December 2013, Arctic Monkeys released the B-side's official audio track onto YouTube.[3]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song, filmed in rural Illinois,[4] was released on 23 October 2013.[5] It was shot in black-and-white, and directed by Focus Creeps, with whom the band previously worked on several videos in 2011 and 2012, including the NME Award-winning video for "R U Mine?". The video shows Arctic Monkeys guitarist Jamie Cook driving tractors in three-piece suits, the band striking poses in a cornfield, and a party featuring models and fireworks.[2]

Track listing[edit]

7", digital download[6]
No. Title Length
1. "One for the Road"   3:26
2. "You're So Dark"   3:02

Personnel[edit]

Arctic Monkeys
Additional musicians

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[7] 76
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[8] 112
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[9] 14

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format(s) Label
United Kingdom[1] 9 December 2013 7" vinyl, digital download Domino Recording Company
United States[2] 10 December 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arctic Monkeys ride tractors in 'One For The Road' video – watch". NME. 24 October 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Grow, Kory (24 October 2013). "Arctic Monkeys Get Farm Fresh in 'One for the Road'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Arctic Monkeys - You're So Dark (Official Audio)". YouTube. 6 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.mendotareporter.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=72&story_id=7885
  5. ^ "Arctic Monkeys - One For The Road (Official Video)". YouTube. 23 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "One For the Road - Single by Arctic Monkeys". iTunes. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Arctic Monkeys – One for the Road" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 6 January 2014.
  8. ^ Zywietz, Tobias. "Chart: CLUK Update 21.12.2013 (wk50)". Zobbel.de. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Indie Chart. Retrieved 22 December 2013.