My Propeller

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"My Propeller"
Arctic Monkeys - My Propeller cover.jpg
Single by Arctic Monkeys
from the album Humbug
Released22 March 2010 (2010-03-22)
Producer(s)James Ford
Arctic Monkeys singles chronology
"My Propeller"
"Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair"
Music video
"My Propeller" on YouTube

"My Propeller" is a song by the English indie rock band Arctic Monkeys. It was released as the third single from the band's third studio album Humbug, as announced on 1 February 2010.[1] Released on 22 March 2010, the single follows its two predecessors from Humbug, "Crying Lightning" and "Cornerstone", with the 10" vinyl being sold exclusively at Oxfam charity stores.[2]

The 10" version of the single features three new B-sides, with the 7" bringing one new B-side.

The video for the single was released on 18 March.

The song "Joining the Dots" was revealed during Alex Turner's visit to Little Noise Sessions.

Originally, Arctic Monkeys planned the third single to be "Pretty Visitors", but was switched to "My Propeller".

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Alex Turner, except where noted; all music composed by Arctic Monkeys.

1."My Propeller"3:28
2."Joining the Dots"3:19
10", MP3 digital download
1."My Propeller"3:28
2."Joining the Dots"3:19
3."The Afternoon's Hat"4:11
4."Don't Forget Whose Legs You're On"3:35

Credits and personnel[edit]

Arctic Monkeys
Additional musicians


Charts (2010) Peak
Canadian Singles Chart 6
UK Singles Chart 90
UK Indie Chart 7


  1. ^ "New Single Announced".
  2. ^ "Arctic Monkeys to release 'My Propeller' single and play Teenage Cancer Trust gig".

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