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  • This space-age instrumental makes for a fittingly cinematic introduction to Kasabian's 48:13 album. Songwriter and guitarist Serge Pizzorno described it as the "opening titles" of the record, inspired by the works of film director Stanley Kubrick.
  • An extended version was used as background music for one of Aitor Throup's fashion shows in January 2013.
  • The album was named for its running time, which is a total of 48 minutes and 13 seconds.
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