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CD: Miles Kane – Colour of the Trap | reviews, news & interviews

CD: Miles Kane – Colour of the Trap

CD: Miles Kane – Colour of the Trap

Glove at first sight? The solo debut from the erstwhile Last Shadow Puppet

Miles Kane: A busy whistlestop tour of pop past from Golden Earring to The Banana Splits
I missed out on Miles Kane's earlier work with The Rascals, but was quickly seduced by his partnership with Arctic Monkey Alex Turner as The Last Shadow Puppets, whose cinematic grandeur struck the right balance between contemporary pop, wistful nostalgia and terrific haircuts. This leg-up has given Kane's new album a high profile, and while it certainly has its moments, the 25-year-old from the Wirral wears his influences a little too obviously here.
I missed out on Miles Kane's earlier work with The Rascals, but was quickly seduced by his partnership with Arctic Monkey Alex Turner as The Last Shadow Puppets, whose cinematic grandeur struck the right balance between contemporary pop, wistful nostalgia and terrific haircuts. This leg-up has given Kane's new album a high profile, and while it certainly has its moments, the 25-year-old from the Wirral wears his influences a little too obviously here.
At times this sounds more like a scroll through a record rack than a cohesive display of creativity

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