Watch The Last Shadow Puppets perform a new song about LCD Soundsystem

Turner seems to be a fan of James Murphy

The Last Shadow Puppets performed an improvised song about LCD Soundsystem during their recent appearance at Lowlands Festival.

The duo – which sees Arctic Monkeys‘ Alex Turner teaming up with Miles Kane – have been improvising songs about other bands during their recent performances, namely one about Arcade Fire and another about Tame Impala.

LCD Soundsystem were heading Lowlands Festival in The Netherlands, which may point to the reason as to why The Last Shadow Puppets picked them as their latest improvised song subject.


During the performance, Alex Turner can be heard shouting the LCD Soundsystem frontman’s name – James Murphy – into the microphone.

Meanwhile, The Last Shadow Puppets were joined by Johnny Marr to cover The Smiths at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl last month.

Marr’s former bandmate, The Smiths’ drummer Mike Joyce was also at the gig and wrote on Facebook: “So I’m at The Last Shadow Puppets gig tonight and Johnny Marr walks on and they play, ‘Last Night I Dreamt…’

“The guy next to me says, “Seen the guy on the right with black hair? That’s Johnny Marr, the guitarist from The Smiths and this is a Smiths song they’re playing”. I didn’t say owt, I just couldn’t.”