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DANIEL MERRETT – ARCTIC MONKEYS

ARCTIC MONKEYS – AM (2013)

AM

The Final Vinyl.

So it’s come to this: the last weekend in September.

What record do you play for the biggest game of the year?

Do I go for the classics…The Beatles, The Stones or Dylan??

Well, I’ve stuck with a somewhat modern theme and have selected Arctic Monkeys’ latest album ‘AM’ as my finalist.

A modern classic rock album from the biggest rock band in the world at the moment.

The lads from Sheffield have really stepped up their game up with ‘AM’, particularly lyrically. I love the cheeky line from ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? 

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DUFFLE COATS AND DREAMS…

Schimma

As a North Melbourne-mad youngster growing up in Brandon Park, Matt Davis bought his sporting apparel directly from Leigh Matthews and wore Schimma’s name proudly on the back of his duffle coat. Matt is what you what might call a Renaissance Man. He played on the junior Satellite Tour as an aspiring young tennis pro. He formed one of our favourite Australian bands of all time, Gersey. He currently lives in Paris composing film scores and playing with his new band The Wonder. He also has a novel written. Yes, he’s quite the achiever, and a dear friend.  This is his story… 

In the late 1970s, when Leigh Matthews wasn’t breaking goal posts or opposition players’ jaws as a Hawthorn hardman, he ran a small sports store just down the road from our house he cleverly named Leigh Matthews’ Sporting Goods.…

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