Rock, Roll, Repeat: The Re-emergence of 'Stadium Rock Cheese'
On Feb. 19, 2014, Alex Turner cooly (in the Fonzie definition of “cool”) sauntered onto the stage with the rest of his band, Arctic Monkeys, to accept a BRIT award for Album of the Year for 2014’s AM.
After giving a quick mic-check-one-two, he crooned this:
“That rock n’ roll, eh? That rock n’ roll. It just won’t go away. It might hibernate from time to time. Sink back into the swamp. I think the, uh, cyclical nature of the universe in which it exists demands it adheres to some of its rules. B