The Age of the Understatement (song)

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"The Age of the Understatement"
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Single by The Last Shadow Puppets
from the album
The Age of the Understatement
Released 15 April 2008
Format CD, 7", digital download[1]
Recorded August 2007–December 2007
Label Domino
Songwriter(s) Alex Turner, Miles Kane
Producer(s) James Ford
The Last Shadow Puppets singles chronology
"The Age of the Understatement"
(2008)
"Standing Next to Me"
(2008)
"The Age of the Understatement"
(2008)
"Standing Next to Me"
(2008)
Alternative cover
Alternative cover
The Age of the Understatement track listing
  1. "The Age of the Understatement"
  2. "Standing Next to Me"
  3. "Calm Like You"
  4. "Separate and Ever Deadly"
  5. "The Chamber"
  6. "Only the Truth"
  7. "My Mistakes Were Made for You"
  8. "Black Plant"
  9. "I Don't Like You Anymore"
  10. "In My Room"
  11. "The Meeting Place"
  12. "Time Has Come Again"

"The Age of the Understatement" is the first single released by The Last Shadow Puppets. It was released on 14 April 2008 in the United Kingdom on Domino Records. The song is the title track from the band's debut album The Age of the Understatement.


Music video[edit]

The video was shot in Moscow, Russia by director Romain Gavras and features Turner and Kane walking through the Russian capital.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Alex Turner and Miles Kane, except where noted; all music composed by The Last Shadow Puppets.

CD RUG288CD
No. Title Length
1. "The Age of the Understatement" 3:07
2. "Two Hearts in Two Weeks" 2:16
3. "Wondrous Place" (Lewis/Giant) 2:46
7" RUG288
No. Title Length
1. "The Age of the Understatement" 3:07
2. "Two Hearts in Two Weeks" 2:16
7" RUG288X
No. Title Length
1. "The Age of the Understatement" 3:07
2. "In the Heat of the Morning" (Bowie) 2:40

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 9
Italy Singles Chart 24
Spain Singles Chart[3] 3
Ireland Singles Chart[4] 34
France Singles Chart[5] 81
Year Title Chart positions
UK Singles Chart
2008 "Wondrous Place" (Download Only) 187
2008 "Two Hearts In Two Weeks" (Download Only) 182
2008 "In The Heat of the Morning" (Download Only) 111

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