Teddy Picker

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"Teddy Picker"
Single by Arctic Monkeys
from the album Favourite Worst Nightmare
B-side "Bad Woman"
"The Death Ramps"
"Nettles"
Released 3 December 2007 (UK)
Format 7", 10", CD
Recorded December 2006 at Miloco Studios, London
Genre Garage rock, post-punk revival, indie rock,[1][2] psychedelic rock
Length 2:43
Label Domino
Writer(s) Alex Turner
Producer(s) James Ford, Mike Crossey
Arctic Monkeys singles chronology
"Fluorescent Adolescent"
(2007)
"Teddy Picker"
(2007)
"Crying Lightning"
(2009)
Favourite Worst Nightmare track listing
  1. "Brianstorm"
  2. "Teddy Picker"
  3. "D Is for Dangerous"
  4. "Balaclava"
  5. "Fluorescent Adolescent"
  6. "Only Ones Who Know"
  7. "Do Me a Favour"
  8. "This House Is a Circus"
  9. "If You Were There, Beware"
  10. "The Bad Thing"
  11. "Old Yellow Bricks"
  12. "505"

"Teddy Picker" is a song by the English indie rock band Arctic Monkeys, released as the third single[3] from their second album Favourite Worst Nightmare. It was released on 3 December 2007 in the United Kingdom.[4] The song entered the UK Singles Chart at number 20.

Music video[edit]

The video was directed by Roman Coppola, who has previously worked with The Strokes, Daft Punk and Phoenix. The whole video was completed in one day and features the band performing the song live in RAK studios, London and walking to a local pub. It also won them Best Video at the 2008 NME Awards.

Track listing[edit]

CD, 10"
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Teddy Picker"   Alex Turner Arctic Monkeys 2:43
2. "Bad Woman" (featuring Richard Hawley) Patrick Sickafus (Arctic Monkeys and Richard Hawley) Death Ramps 2:18
3. "The Death Ramps"   Death Ramps Death Ramps 3:19
4. "Nettles"   Alex Turner Death Ramps 1:45
7"
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Teddy Picker"   Alex Turner Arctic Monkeys 2:43
2. "Bad Woman" (featuring Richard Hawley) Patrick Sickafus (Arctic Monkeys and Richard Hawley) Arctic Monkeys 2:18

Charts[edit]

Charts (2007)[5] Peak
position
French Singles Chart 99
Irish Singles Chart 32
Italian Singles Chart 35
Netherlands Singles Chart 98
Polish Singles Chart[6] 49
UK Indie Chart 1
UK Singles Chart 20

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