Ten years ago today Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys made history with first Number One single

Arctic Monkeys' debut single 'I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor' went straight to the top of the charts on October 23 2005
Arctic Monkeys' debut single 'I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor' went straight to the top of the charts on October 23 2005
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On Sunday October 23 2005 Arctic Monkeys' debut single 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor' went in at Number One in the UK charts.

Hype had been growing around the Sheffield band for some time - with their demos being shared around online on music sharing websites and social media.

The band had just played a sell-out show at the London Astoria and were riding the crest of a wave when the single was released.

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The single included the B-sides 'Bigger Boys and Stolen Sweethearts' and the instrumental 'Chun-Li's Flying Bird Kick'.

The video of 'I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor' is a live recording of the band playing the song in a studio with a small audience watching with both the video and audio taken live.

The video was shot using television cameras from the 1970s to give it a more aged effect.

Arctic Monkeys' spectacular arrival on the music scene marked a revolution in British music.

It was the first time a group had made it big in the back of the internet, and it marked a shift toward digital downloads becoming the format of choice for music lovers.

Three months later the band released their follow-up single 'When the Sun goes Down', and this too went straight to Number One, and by this point it was clear that Arctic Monkeys were going to be huge.

Their eagerly awaited debut album, 'Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not' was released later that month and became the fastest selling UK debut album of all time, shifting 360,000 copies in its first week of release.

In the ten years since Arctic Monkeys have released four more albums, selling millions of copies, and winning a number of awards, including Brit Awards and the Mercury Music Prize.