The Last Shadow Puppets: The Age of Understatement

Side projects seem to be all the rage lately, this particular one from the Artic Monkeys’ Alex Turner and The Rascals’ Miles Kane fully justifies the concept. As with all side projects Alex and Miles have attempted something a little different from their day jobs. The angle they’ve used for the Shadow Puppets is that suave sophisticated sound of Scott Walker from the late 60’s with the heavily orchestrated strings and brass provided by the London Metropolitan Orchestra, and it works a treat.