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The Last Shadow Puppets - The Age of The Understatement

Postby arctic » Sat Feb 09, 2008 8:13 pm

<img src='http://www.arctic-monkeys.com/video/specials/content/the_last_shadow_puppets/alex_miles.JPG' alt='Alex and Miles'>
The name of Alex Turner and Miles Kane's new album is "The Age of The Understatement" and the name of the collaboration is The Last Shadow Puppets. (updated)
See the promo video on the specials page anyway! (link below this line)

<a href='http://lastshadowpuppets.arctic-monkeys.com/'>http://lastshadowpuppets.arctic-monkeys.com/</a>

The official website is situated over at <a href='http://ageoftheunderstatement.com/' target='_blank'>http://ageoftheunderstatement.com/</a> but it's terribly slow at loading. Hence the link above!
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Postby StillTakeYouHome505 » Sat Feb 09, 2008 9:15 pm

I'm so excited for this :D
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Postby josefettwalker » Sat Feb 09, 2008 11:42 pm

StillTakeYouHome505 wrote:I'm so excited for this :D


me too! can't wait!!
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Postby Louu » Sun Feb 10, 2008 1:17 pm

uuh!thanks for the link, I couldn't see anything from the site..
i'm really excited too :)
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Postby arctic ana » Sun Feb 10, 2008 1:33 pm

april....that's after march...and march is after february...and now is february!!! :D can't wait...
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Postby Noodles » Sun Feb 10, 2008 5:46 pm

Oh my god WOW! how exciting! do you think they'll go on tour together with the album???
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Postby arctic ana » Sun Feb 10, 2008 10:08 pm

well,they probably will...recently it seems alex has been on the stage with rascals more often than with AM. 8)
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Postby PopToy » Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:10 am

the video is very magical so excited and I'm look forward to ;)
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Postby Noodles » Mon Feb 11, 2008 6:12 pm

i think the 'the age of the understatement' sounds more like the album name...hmmm
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Postby josefettwalker » Tue Feb 12, 2008 3:30 am

Noodles wrote:i think the 'the age of the understatement' sounds more like the album name...hmmm


yeah me too
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Postby matt4d » Tue Feb 12, 2008 9:06 am

whey! so excited! absolutely love the band/album names!

lookin forward to more news! :D
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Postby Rhododendron » Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:09 am

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Postby kaytee... » Sun Feb 17, 2008 8:56 pm

cant wait for this.
seen the rascals live the other day and they're amazing :D
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Postby guest » Wed Feb 20, 2008 12:34 am

The Last Shadow Puppets - The Age Of The Understatement

Domino is proud to announce the release of The Age Of The Understatement, the debut album by The Last Shadow Puppets on Tuesday May 6th, 2008 (April 21 UK).

The Last Shadow Puppets are Alex Turner (from Arctic Monkeys) and Miles Kane (from The Rascals). Firm friends ever since Arctic Monkeys toured with Kane’s previous group, The Little Flames, the pair were so inspired by listening to the likes of Scott Walker, early Bowie and David Axelrod, that they hatched a plan.

The result, The Age Of The Understatement, is an album of 12 full-blooded songs, bold and brassy, full of drama, wit and melody, that source the past but avoid falling into pastiche. Both Miles and Alex are 22, and this is a youthful record, full of life and the sheer pleasure of music making.

The Last Shadow Puppets recorded the songs at Black Box studios near Nantes, France in two weeks during the summer of 2007, with producer and drummer James Ford. The band then approached Owen Pallett to arrange and conduct the orchestration of the tracks, which were recorded by the 22 piece London Metropolitan Orchestra at British Grove studios in London over Christmas.

The album will be preceded by a single (7â€
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Postby arctic ana » Wed Feb 20, 2008 5:53 pm

wow, i like the description of the record :D
The result, The Age Of The Understatement, is an album of 12 full-blooded songs, bold and brassy, full of drama, wit and melody, that source the past but avoid falling into pastiche.

can't wait....
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