Forever billed as the next Kaiser Chiefs, Arctic Monkeys said they would quit the industry if they became a parody of Ricky Wilson and co.
Frontman Alex Turner was talking about the importance of lyrics to the band when he made the comment.
He told the nme: â€œMost bands these days probably just write lyrics because they sound good without thinking.â€
â€œBut I donâ€™t want to be a band like Kaiser Chiefs. I think if weâ€™re next yearâ€™s Kaiser Chiefs weâ€™ll quit.â€
Turner went on to say that as a frontman he walks â€œthe tightrope between Mike Skinner and Jarvis Cocker.â€
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