The Chamber

Album: The Age Of The Understatement (2008)
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Songfacts®:

  • This was Alex Turner and Miles Kane's first collaborative song. They wrote it in alternative lines. Turner told The Daily Telegraph October 18, 2008: "we were swapping the vocal every line, and we'd have probably taken it as far as singing alternate words if the producer had let us."
  • Turner explained to The Daily Telegraph that this claustrophobic number is "just a reminder not to torture yourself fretting about things." He added that him and Miles Kane "are terrible ones for doing that; perhaps that's one of the points we formed a bond on, even before the songs."

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  • Presh from La, Cahow they take these short lyrics and turned them into this amazing song, is WONDERFUL! this how collaboration made for a perfect album and i just cant believe the US is so far behind in getting to know these musicians.
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