Anticipation has a habit to set you up
For disappointment in evening entertainment
The opening track from Whatever tells the story of every frustrated young man: the narrator goes out, optimistic that he’ll get laid that night, only to come back empty-handed.
The narrator comments on the expectation that an evening that will be enjoyable will likely lead to disappointment; the line could also serve a comment on the massive hype surrounding the album in the UK press before release and several critics and fans have suggested this was intentional by Turner.
We’re Arctic Monkeys and this is I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor. Don’t believe the hype."
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