Arabella
Arctic Monkeys Lyrics


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Arabella's got some interstellar gator-skin boots
And a Helter Skelter 'round her little finger and I ride it endlessly
She's got a Barbarella silver swimsuit
And when she needs to shelter from reality she takes a dip in my daydreams

My days end best when the sunset gets itself
Behind that little lady sittin' on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catchin' the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes

As Arabella, oh
As Arabella
Just might've tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

Arabella's got a seventies head
But she's a modern lover, it's an exploration, she's made of outer space
And her lips are like the galaxy's edge
And her kiss the color of a constellation fallin' into place

My days end best when the sunset gets itself
Behind that little lady sittin' on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catchin' the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes

As Arabella, oh
As Arabella
Just might've tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

That's magic in a cheetah-print coat
Just a slip underneath it I hope
Askin' if I can have one of those
Organic cigarettes that she smokes
Wraps her lips 'round a Mexican Coke
Makes you wish that you were the bottle
Takes a sip of your soul and it sounds like





Just might've tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

Overall Meaning

Arctic Monkeys' song Arabella is a psychedelic rock tune that revolves around a mysterious woman named Arabella. The song is filled with references to science fiction and classic cult films, making the story of the song even more intriguing. The opening line of the song, "Arabella's got some interstellar gator-skin boots," sets the tone for the rest of the song, giving the listener an indication that this is not a regular love song.


As the song progresses, we learn more about Arabella. She has a "Barbarella silver swimsuit," a reference to the classic 1968 space adventure Barbarella. The singer also describes Arabella's lips as "like the galaxy's edge," comparing her to a celestial being. The song hints at a strong sexual attraction between the singer and Arabella, with lines like "Just a slip underneath it I hope," referring to her cheetah-print coat.


The chorus of the song, where the singer sings "My days end best when the sunset gets itself, behind that little lady sitting on the passenger side," shows how much the singer admires and respects Arabella. The song has a dreamlike quality, with the singer taking refuge in his daydreams where Arabella offers an escape from reality.


Overall, the song Arabella is a tribute to the power of imagination and fantasy, and how it can be used to escape the harsh realities of life.


Line by Line Meaning

Arabella's got some interstellar gator-skin boots
Arabella possesses boots that are out of this world and made from alligator skin


And a Helter Skelter 'round her little finger and I ride it endlessly
The singer is captivated by Arabella and is at her mercy


She's got a Barbarella silver swimsuit
Arabella owns a futuristic silver swimsuit akin to the one worn by Barbarella in the science fiction movie of the same name


And when she needs to shelter from reality she takes a dip in my daydreams
The artist is an escape for Arabella when reality becomes too overwhelming


My days end best when the sunset gets itself
The artist's days are at their peak when the sun sets


Behind that little lady sittin' on the passenger side
The singer's delight comes from the presence of Arabella, who is sitting in the passenger seat of his car


It's much less picturesque without her catchin' the light
The sunset is far less beautiful without Arabella's presence


The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes
The horizon without Arabella is less visually appealing


As Arabella, oh
The artist cannot help but compare everything to Arabella


Just might've tapped into your mind and soul
It is possible that Arabella has a profound impact on the artist


You can't be sure
The extent of Arabella's impact on the singer is uncertain


Arabella's got a seventies head
Arabella's hairstyle is reminiscent of the 1970s


But she's a modern lover, it's an exploration, she's made of outer space
Arabella is both rooted in the past and futuristic, and she is otherworldly in her allure


And her lips are like the galaxy's edge
Arabella's lips are as alluring as the outer reaches of the universe


And her kiss the color of a constellation fallin' into place
A kiss from Arabella is akin to a constellation coming together


That's magic in a cheetah-print coat
Arabella in a cheetah-print coat is enchanting


Just a slip underneath it I hope
The artist has hopes of getting intimate with Arabella


Askin' if I can have one of those
The singer asks Arabella for one of her organic cigarettes


Organic cigarettes that she smokes
Arabella smokes organic cigarettes


Wraps her lips 'round a Mexican Coke
Arabella drinks Mexican Coke and looks enticing doing so


Makes you wish that you were the bottle
The artist wishes he were the bottle that Arabella is drinking from


Takes a sip of your soul and it sounds like
Arabella's captivating presence seems to take over the artist's soul




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Alex Turner

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@joaquinlucero5814

Arabella's got some interstellar-gator skin boots
And a Helter Skelter 'round her little finger and I ride it endlessly
She's got a Barbarella silver swimsuit
And when she needs to shelter from reality she takes a dip in my daydreams

My days end best when this sunset gets itself
Behind that little lady sitting on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catching the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes

As Arabella
As Arabella
Just might have tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

Arabella's got a seventies head
But she's a modern lover
It's an exploration, she's made of outer space
And her lips are like the galaxy's edge
And her kiss the color of a constellation falling into place

My days end best when this sunset gets itself
Behind that little lady sitting on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catching the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes

As Arabella
As Arabella
Just might have tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

That's magic in a cheetah print coat
Just a slip underneath it I hope
Asking if I can have one of those
Organic cigarettes that she smokes
Wraps her lips round the Mexican coke
Makes you wish that you were the bottle
Takes a sip of your soul and it sounds like.

Just might have tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure



@masterofthebooks

I named my daughter after this song. It's the only thing that I could think of that could fit the amount of love I have for her. Her mother knows I'm obsessed with this song and when we were thinking of names this one came on in one of my most listened to playlists.


It was and is a perfect choice.
She owns my heart and lives in my daydreams.

On rough days I crank this kick back and it soothes me.

This song and that lil sweetheart saves me from myself.

It means more to me then any words I could ever write.

Thanks for the jam.

<3



@badassboiii3812

“Arabella”
Arctic Monkeys

[Verse 1]
Arabella's got some interstellar-gator skin boots
An' a Helter Skelter 'round her little finger
An' I ride it endlessly
She's got a Barbarella silver swimsuit
An' when she needs to shelter from reality
She takes a dip in my daydreams

[Chorus]
My days end best when the sunset gets itself behind
That little lady sittin' on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catchin' the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes
As Arabella, oh
As Arabella

[Post-Chorus]
Just might’ve tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

[Verse 2]
Arabella's got a '70s head
But she's a modern lover
It's an exploration, she's made of outer space
An' her lips are like the galaxy's edge
An' her kiss the colour of a constellation
Fallin' into place


[Chorus]
My days end best when the sunset gets itself behind
That little lady sittin' on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catchin' the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes
As Arabella, oh
As Arabella

[Post-Chorus]
Just might’ve tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

[Bridge]
(That's magic) In a cheetah print coat
(Just a slip) Underneath it, I hope
(Asking if) I can have one of those
(Organic) Cigarettes that she smokes
(Wraps her lips) 'Round a Mexican Coke
(Makes you wish) That you were the bottle
(Takes a sip) Of your soul, an' it sounds like

[Guitar Solo]

[Outro]
Just might’ve tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure



@guideness6601

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is a pretty good underrated hidden gem song u should try it out :)


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@Pride317

Lyrics

[Verse 1]
Arabella's got some interstellar-gator skin boots
And a Helter Skelter 'round her little finger
And I ride it endlessly
She's got a Barbarella silver swimsuit
And when she needs to shelter from reality
She takes a dip in my daydreams

[Chorus]
My days end best when the sunset gets itself behind
That little lady sitting on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catching the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes
As Arabella, oh
As Arabella

[Post-Chorus]
Just might've tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

[Verse 2]
Arabella's got a '70s head
But she's a modern lover
It's an exploration, she's made of outer space
And her lips are like the galaxy's edge
And her kiss the colour of a constellation
Falling into place

[Chorus]
My days end best when the sunset gets itself behind
That little lady sitting on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catching the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes
As Arabella, oh
As Arabella

[Post-Chorus]
Just might've tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

[Bridge]
(That's magic) In a cheetah print coat
(Just a slip) Underneath it, I hope
(Asking if) I can have one of those
(Organic) Cigarettes that she smokes
(Wraps her lips) 'Round a Mexican Coke
(Makes you wish) That you were the bottle
(Takes a sip) Of your soul, and it sounds like

[Instrumental Break]

[Outro]
Just might've tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure



@josecarranza298

Lyrics:

Arabella's got some interstellar-gator skin boots
And a Helter Skelter 'round her little finger and I ride it endlessly
She's got a Barbarella silver swimsuit
And when she needs to shelter from reality
She takes a dip in my daydreams

My days end best when this sunset gets itself
Behind that little lady sitting on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catching the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes

As Arabella
Arabella
Just might have tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

Arabella's got a seventies head
But she's a modern lover
It's an exploration, she's made of outer space
And her lips are like the galaxy's edge
And her kiss the color of a constellation falling into place

My days end best when this sunset gets itself
Behind that little lady sitting on the passenger side
It's much less picturesque without her catching the light
The horizon tries but it's just not as kind on the eyes

As Arabella
As Arabella
Just might have tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

That's magic in a cheetah print coat
Just a slip underneath it I hope
Asking if I can have one of those
Organic cigarettes that she smokes
Wraps her lips round the Mexican coke
Makes you wish that you were the bottle
Takes a sip of your soul and it sounds like
I just might have tapped into your mind and soul
You can't be sure

Would like to play for you now, ladies and gentlemen
The childhood track from our new LP
Entitled, "Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino", get down



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@ezra4939

y’all want to be heather but i want to be arabella

@imakecrappystuff2006

Why?



I’m mean I’m not glad to be an Arabella

@spicylemon8504

hell yeah

@zackzallie8735

Because trevor snatched heather

@user-uu6oh3vy9d

@@zackzallie8735 there's two Heather's though, theres trevor's heather and conan's heather

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