If you had been in a mellow temper after an extended evening, then Arctic Monkeys had precisely what you wanted to wind down on The Late Late Show with on Wednesday evening (Oct. three) with a lounge-y, mellow efficiency of "One Point Perspective," from their current Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino album.
Kicking off with full-bodied keyboards, moody lighting and a dim haze throughout, singer Alex Turner promptly rolled into the thought-provoking lyrics doing his finest lounge lizard approximation, singing, "Dancing in my underpants I'm gonna run for presidency/ I'm gonna type a covers band and all/ And again there by the infant grand."
The band swung with a way of jazzy nostalgia as Turner channeled an artsy, pub crooner, cradling a guitar for a bit earlier than biting into a short, flashy solo.
Singing with ardour, the entrance man's vocal efficiency stood out in between guitar riffs as he leaned into the inscrutable refrain, "I name it quits/ I swim with the economists/ And I unravel it for good/ By the time actuality hits/ The chimes of freedom fell to bits/ The shining metropolis on the fritz/ They come out of the cracks/ Thirsty for blood."
During an interview with Pitchfork, Turner shared some perception into the intriguing lyrics: "In my head, the entire verse, the entire tune — possibly even the entire document — simply tees up the concept of enjoying to a quiet room."
Watch Arctic Monkeys' efficiency of "One Point Perspective" on Corden beneath.