Arctic Monkeys - Catapult Lyrics




Both sides, in softly came the growl from both sides
And if his whisper splits the mist
Just think of what he's capable of with his kiss

Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
Turned your legs to little building blocks
And with his index finger flicks you on your socks

I'll go high pitched, he'll talk and make your voice sound high pitched
Dread to think if he got you on your own
And whispered in your ear in that baritone

It's the same stone, his heart was cut out of the same stone
That they used to carve his jaw, it's impossible not to feel inferior

And he could catapult you back to your daddy
Or into any hissing misery
And he will tear you out the day after a triumph is as hollow
As the day after a tragedy
He'll extinguish any chance of escape
When he slaps you on your arse or kisses your nape
And he's leaving without saying 'Bye'

And you would queue up to listen to him pissing
And hang around to watch some poor girl bluff
And then they chase him down the avenue
Incessantly pestering him to let them join the club

He knows how to put a cork in the fuss
And just how to shut up the charming ones of us
And I've seen him talking to your lady friend

There's a dust track waiting for betrayal
Where he'll teach you all the bits they've missed

Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try

You cannot turn away





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Arctic Monkeys Catapult Comments
  1. Sean Kilburn

    Right why am I only hearing this now? Not enough attention on this one.

  2. Bruno Mattianētu

    This really sounds like an anime opening, but i love it

    Sarl Cagan

    Omg it so does haha

  3. Jagori Bhattacharya

    whoa that pickup

  4. Cap.Trevo109

    Escroto

  5. Akshay P V

    [Verse 1]
    Both sides
    In softly came the growl from both sides
    And if his whisper splits the mist
    Just think of what he's capable of with his kiss
    Nice try
    You cannot turn away but nice try
    Turned your legs to little building blocks
    And with his index finger flicks you on your socks

    [Verse 2]
    I go high-pitched
    He'll talk and make your voice sound high-pitched
    Dread to think if he got you on your own
    And whispered in your ear in that baritone
    It's the same stone
    His heart was cut out of the same stone
    That they used to carve his jaw
    It's impossible not to feel inferior

    [Chorus 1]
    And he could catapult you back to your daddy
    Or into any hissing misery
    And he will tell you how the day after a triumph
    Feels as hollow as the day after a tragedy
    He'll extinguish any chance of escape
    When he slaps you on your arse or kisses your nape
    And he's leaving without saying bye

    [Instrumental Break]

    [Chorus 2]
    And you will queue up to listen to him pissing
    And hang around to watch some poor girl blub
    And then they chase him down the avenue
    Incessantly pestering him to let 'em join the club
    He knows how to put a cork in the fuss
    And just how to shut up the charming ones of us
    And I've seen him talking to your lady friend

    [Bridge]
    There's a dust track waiting for betrayal
    Where he'll teach you all the bits they've missed

    [Outro]
    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try
    You cannot turn away

    go go lyrics

  6. Musicalizador

    Hum.... 505k of views

  7. Daniel Leguízamo

    Humbug b-sides are the best songs in the world!

  8. Neo Pistea

    What is the name of the leaves on the image??????

  9. Ethan Mayes

    I love this song to bits but the bridge is pretty shit

    BLOOP

    you're quite deaf

  10. Klara xKat_K

    The classiest song about a fuck boy

  11. Daniel Leguízamo

    A 34 Malumas no les gusta, fuck off!

  12. Melody Alonso

    This is seriously their best song

  13. User000010

    The thing with B sides this good is that they'll almost never be played Live, which is both amazing and depressing.. It reinforces their mysticism but also destroys your chance to listen to it live :/

    BLOOP

    they've actually played this b side multiple times live lmfao, you're late

  14. El Xanny

    2:20 AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

  15. Yolanda Franco

    Magic 🍃🍁🍂

  16. Vniko

    Song took a major turn

  17. Agustin Dwiyanti

    this song remind me of Vices and Virtue by P!atd

  18. Agustin Dwiyanti

    Both sides, and softly came the growl from both sides 
    And if his whisper splits the mist 
    Just think of what he's capable of with his kiss 

    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try 
    Turned your legs to little building blocks 
    And with his index finger flicks you on your socks 

    I'll go high pitched, he'll talk and make you voice sound high pitched 
    Dread to think if he got you on your own 
    And whispered in your ear in that baritone 

    It's the same stone, his heart was cut out of the same stone 
    That they used to calve his jaw, it's impossible not to feel inferior 

    And he could catapult you back to your daddy 
    Or into any hissing misery 
    And he will tear you out the day after a triumph is as hollow 
    As the day after a tragedy 
    He'll extinguish any chance of escape 
    When he slaps you on your arse or kisses your nape 
    And he's leaving without saying 'Bye' 

    And you would queue up to listen to him pissing 
    And hang around to watch some poor girl bluff 
    And then they chase him down the avenue 
    Incessently pestering him to let him join the club 

    He knows how to put a cork in the foot 
    And just how to shut up the charming ones of us 
    And they've seen him talking to your lady friend 

    There's a dust track waiting for betrayal 
    Where he'll teach you all the bits they missed 

    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try 
    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try 
    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try 
    Nice try, you cannot turn away but nice try 

    You cannot turn away

  19. knox c.m

    talking about Miles?

  20. Ari Karayani

    for orgasm purposes only.

  21. ansleis

    This has a bit of The Last Shadow Puppets in it.

    Jonte Bergendahl

    Yeah, the sound definitely remids me of My Mistakes Were Made For You. Perhaps that's why it didn't make it to the album.

    Joshua Kiefer

    Yea, that bit's name is alex turner ;)

    IzevorexI

    Sounds more like separate and ever deadly

  22. CynismIsThe NewRomantism

    Humbug b-sides are a reason to be alive.

  23. angelica salmeron

    I feel like Alex wrote this about himself.

    lava lamp

    honestly

    ThePastaNerada

    brianstorm prt 2

    Bryant Rojas

    angelica salmeron na itsabout this big guy that stole his girlfriend years ago, same dude from biggerboys and stolen sweethearts

    Yekta Aktaş

    Nice try

  24. Account

    fucking love this

  25. Umut

    i'm in love with his saying "tradegy"....

    Jensie

    Umut what

  26. Niki98

    ❤️☺️😘😍 I'm in love with Alex

  27. Alcoholic Tom

    1:05 yasssss

    Edgar Zavaleta

    +Imaginary Fox no.

    Alcoholic Tom

    @Edgar Zavaleta yes

  28. El Loco

    ¿aún no entiendo porque esta canción quedó fuera de Humbug?

    Flauros

    Enigmas que nunca sabremos.

    Rodri López

    Suena mucho a The Last Shadow Puppets... pero es buenísima

  29. Cody Thomas

    1:03 to 1:27 MINDBLOWING XD

    Sean Kilburn

    1:58 to 2:20

  30. Bob D

    probably Turner's best lyrics, next to some of the stuff on 'Humbug'

    Βασίλης Άγνωστος

    Alex's lyrics with TLSP are marvelous too. I think that Submarine was his best work tho.

    jovana trifunovic

    Βασίλης Άγνωστος

  31. Phoebe C.

    Godness, such a long eargasm I just had

  32. Jayalroo

    "And he'll tell you how the day after a triumph is as hollow as the day after a tragedy" ARGHCCFHEBSKDJE best line ever in music history ever.

    Alexandru Teodoriuc

    did you just say industry... this is FUCKING ART

    Jayalroo

    Alexandru Teodoriuc what?

    Johnny Crossar

    Juan Ruiz "his heart was carved out of the same stone that they used to carve his jaw its impossible not to feel inferior"

    four 4

    Thig ar Latha 96 SWOOOOOON

  33. apppleshampoo

    One of their best songs for sure

  34. mrlegkick666

    good shit.

  35. boli truutiv

    I really wonder why they didn't put this one on Humbug

  36. Parramatta

    The 8 Humbug B-sides together arguably make arguably a better album then Humbug itself. They made some poor choices in which songs to drop imo. Still love humbug but this and Fright Lined Dining Room are monster tunes

    Flynn Johnson

    @NintendoBmaN are you kidding? Take out Dangerous Animal and put in any B-side

    NintendoBmaN

    +fmjohnson019 Don't see the hate with Dangerous Animals. Just a hard hitting, yet distinctly and intentionally smarmy track... If you say all of the B-Sides are better than the tracks on Humbug I'd have to strongly disagree.

    Alessandro Favale

    +Forestgravy90 I guess they wrote these two after the release of humbug, during the early european tour 2009 (?)

    Parramatta

    @Alessandro Favale I believe they wrote it for the Humbug sessions with Josh Homme, think I remember him saying himself that he was surprised they were both left off the album. I think there were a couple of the B-sides that were written during that tour though.

    Dungeon Wall Chicken

    Nottingham Eel Centrist What does B sides mean?

  37. Elijah O'Brien

    All of you fangirls can have Alex, I want Nick.

    Queue

    just for that bassline

  38. an na

    "lady-friend"

  39. Kelly Matenga

    Why do a lot of people list Humbug as their least favourite? The drums, bass, riffs, vocals and lyrics are all really significant in this album. I think it's perfect. I also love how different all their albums sound. Arctic Monkeys are in my opinion comparable to David Bowie, in a way. They're always changing their style of sound and Alex Turner in particular who recreates his look, presence & lifestyle (it seems) with every album. I hope not long till they get back together. Where do you think they'll go next with their music? and what kind of character do you think Turner will pursue next?

    Sethwell

    I know, can't wait either. Cheers

    NawedeX

    Suck It and See is my least favourite, although their newest album (2018) seems to suck the most.

    Old Retr0112 ofc

    The people who made this don't passed for anything in their lives that the lyric of any music of the Humbug album says: Love..

    The Smartest Idiot

    @Johnny Crossar the worst album was suck it and see but am had a lot of commercial value and was still really good

  40. Móni Metal

    Amazing!

  41. revanada

    I think i'm in love with Alex Turner.

    revanada

    @Franco Vega quién sos, para, frankito manual gunner? TE RE EXTRAÑO CHABON VOLVE <3

    Franco Vega

    Volví por un ratito hace un tiempo y ni bola jajaj no tengo tiempo boló, estoy muy universitario (?

    revanada

    buena universitario, qué andás estudiando? igual taringa es una verga pero por lo menos entrá a estim asi hablamos we

    Franco Vega

    ingeniería en sistemas de información, me pudo mi lado nerd jajaja pasa que estoy sin pc y es un quilombo, un dìa de estos me conecto

    revanada

    @Franco Vega ingenieria en sistemas? bien ahí, cumpliendo el sueño del virgo, yo sigo en la escuela xq soy un fraca
    dale, si alguna vez entras a steam y me ves conectado hablame

  42. Francesco Renzi

    best b side ever

  43. Sonidos Perifericos

    Bass line is insane

  44. Κωνσταντίνα Γαλιατσάτου

    so many ''Unknown'' songs of AM which are actually better that the ''Famous'' ones... that's a pitty

    Κωνσταντίνα Γαλιατσάτου

    @fokiopsi Ι'm glad there are still people with good taste! You impressed me in the best way miss fokiopsi

    Louis T. Hardin

    The ¨B side¨.... just for some people. Glad it is not for everybody.

    Κωνσταντίνα Γαλιατσάτου

    χαχαχαχα εκεί έφτασε η χάρη μου :Ρ

    Jas

    @Φονικό Βλεμμα god you sound so pretentious and creepy, be thankful if you fucked right off

    Inceu Alex

    fuck off both of you, stop writing like that, just cos you like british music it doesnt make you suddenly a gentleman =)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

  45. Karen Conlan

    I like this~~~

  46. emyhil

    such a good b side I'm very unsure whether it should just be a b side.

    Nathan

    I think it is a very good song worthy of being on an album, but I think it doesn't quite fit the tone of Humbug.

  47. Nikola Monkey

    Favorite B-side

  48. tom fawns

    A solid pinwheel

  49. Amulya Bhattarai

    according to homme, this song is one of 3 that didnt make the album and is the bridge between FWM and Humbug

    dylanoneill2011

    Do you know what the others are?

    Kallum

    +dylanoneill2011 Fright lined Dining Room would be one of the others

  50. Grave Rave

    omg :) me too

  51. Annamellowee

    Oh! I mean the cover of the album! haha xD

  52. Annamellowee

    uu, I love this cover :3

  53. PSExposed

    Agreed.

  54. igor aires

    here, take my like (y)

  55. G Thompson

    And that's why it sounds a bit like The Last Shadow Puppets.

  56. Andy9742

    For listening purposes only? Thanks for clarifying bro, I was about to ground it up into some paste and apply it vigorously to my forehead.

    craisins 86

    Your comment actually made me laugh out loud

  57. mangecart

    where can I get all this songs?

  58. Ryan Dickinson

    "For listening purposes only"
    And here I was trying to fuck it

  59. Steven R

    Excellent song.

  60. ADpater18

    way too good to be a b-side

  61. Curly Swine

    I'm sorry, but this is pure Humbug...

  62. Lee Hacker

    there's a dust track waiting for betrayal where he'll teach you all the bits they missed

    best bit of a great song my favorite band ever !!!

  63. zomgseriosuly

    He's a superstaaaarrr

  64. zomgseriosuly

    I love you so much, all your videos are fantastic
    Thank you!!!!!!!

  65. Diego Rodríguez Vera

    Badass bass line courtesy of Mister Nick O'malley!

  66. zomgseriosuly

    "YOU CANNOT TURN AWAY BUT NICE TRY"
    sooooo fucking good aaaaarrrrrggggghhhhhhh

  67. zomgseriosuly

    Everyone in this band is so amazing at what they do

  68. IronRevolution

    Josh Homme said this song is "is the pinwheel between their last two records and this record". He couldn't be more right, so amazing

  69. MYNAMEISIKN

    OOOH lol i did know that cornerstone was a single but i didnt know it had a B-Side thanks dear (:

  70. Swesha Sharma

    It is a b-side for Cornerstone from the album Humbug.

  71. MYNAMEISIKN

    what album is this song from ? is this a bonus track ?

  72. Belén C.

    acústica en una canción de AM, genial no escucho muchas en sus otros temazos

  73. mental1123

    How have I only just heard this?!

  74. sundancedkid

    To the 2 dislikes:
    Nice try,you can not turn away.
    But nice try!

  75. SomeMardyBum

    There is truly nothing more to say

  76. Bobby Hale

    Seriously I know everyone always says "why isnt this on albumm?!?!!!!?!?!!11?!". But fucking hell why isn't this on the album!?!?!?!??!!?11?1?1!?

  77. Bobby Hale

    Bitch please my whole body had an orgasm there

  78. Baran Çeçen

    1 dislike. Nice try Justin bieber, you cannot turn away but nice try.

  79. Lenja

    1:04: Eargasm.

  80. haddy3006

    Seems like he brought a bit of The Last Shadow Puppets into this. Tis a tuuuuuuuuuuune anyway!

  81. The Bang Man

    Nape or mate??

  82. NoobsMultimedia

    i think i just gave this video about 150 views..

  83. Rasmus Sloth Hoffmann

    Can't believe I've not heard this song before. This is brilliant!

  84. miki lozano

    nice try, you cannot dislike this song, but nice try

  85. delay

    @mahavishnuxc best top coment i've seen.

  86. waymondo1955

    its nothing short of an embarrasment of riches in songwriting terms. Its fuckin brilliant.

  87. rosiebri

    R.E.M. has a song called "Catapult". For some reason I expected this to be a cover x(

  88. Marco Agnoletti

    I love the dislike bar in this one

  89. Drkvamp77

    Insanity

  90. Gallinule

    This is such a fantastic song. What a band.

  91. Jon M

    @arcade158

    Done.

  92. Jon M

    @AlexSongDoesCovers

    Sure thing. I'm about to finish it up.