English rock band Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Dancing Shoes‘ was played on the soundtrack of the sports comedy Ted Lasso last night at the beginning of the episode — Ted Lasso, Season 2, Episode 6, “The Signal“.
Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Dancing Shoes‘ is from the band’s debut studio album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not.
The album was released in January, 2006 via the indie record label Domino and garnered massive critical acclaim.
It was named Best Album of the Year by Time magazine, won the Brit Award for Best British Album, and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album (losing to Gnarls Barkley’s St. Elsewhere).
Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not has also appeared on many best albums of all time lists in the last 15 years.
Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Dancing Shoes‘ is the fourth song on the album, and was written about how people behave when they go out to clubs.
Lead singer Alex Turner explained theguitar-laden song talks about how just about everyone goes out hoping to pick up someone else, even if they say they don’t:
The only reason that you came
So what you scared for?
Why don’t you always do the same?
It’s what you’re there for but no
Listen to Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Dancing Shoes‘ as heard on last night’s Ted Lasso in the video and on their debut studio album below.
Since the album’s release, the band has become one of the top British bands worldwide and to this day is thought of as one of the country’s most important artists.
The second season of Ted Lasso is currently airing on Apple TV+.
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