This week's entry could be the title of a James Bond film or biography about Central American dictators. It's neither, but just as or even more cinematic in scope.
The Last Shadow Puppets are a English supergroup sideproject fronted by the Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner and the most-Mod-of-Mods-not-named-Paul-Weller, Miles Kane. they were inspired by early Bowie, groovy orchestral master David Axelrod and
They both wanted the word 'shadow' in the name somewhere, not necessarily for any particular reason, but more for the ambiguity the word can have. “It’s The Last Shadow Puppets, because hopefully it means there won’t need to be any more Shadow Puppets,” laughs Turner. “It’s quite big and dramatic,” suggests Kane. “You can look at us as shadow puppets, I guess. We’re both in our bands, so this is in our own shadows. It’s in our own little world.”
And this video flows right into the video for Everything You've Come To Expect. A mini cinematic opus, if you will.
But then, they go and make the best perfume ad/Italian movie never made. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you "Miracle Aligner". Hmm... Miracle Aligner would be a great fake band name...
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