The Arctic Monkeys have stated that they feel playing Live Earth to promote climate change would be hypocritical.
Drummer Matt Helders stated, “We’re using enough power for ten houses just for lighting. It’d be a bit hypocritical.”
The Arctic Monkeys line up alongside Bob Geldof, Roger Daltrey and the Pet Shop Boys who have questioned Live Earth. Keane have risen up as its lone defensive voice.http://www.gigwise.com/news.asp?contentid=34236