27 Facts About Miles Kane


Miles Peter Kane was born on 17 March 1986 and is an English singer and musician, best known as a solo artist and the co-frontman of the Last Shadow Puppets.


Miles Kane was the former frontman of the Rascals, before the band announced their break-up in August 2009.


Miles Kane has focused on a solo career since 2011 and remains a member of the Last Shadow Puppets alongside Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner.


Miles Peter Kane was born in Birkenhead, Wirral and was raised in nearby Meols.


At age 18, Kane joined The Little Flames as guitarist in December 2004.


Miles Kane took on the main songwriting duties for the band.


Whilst promoting the album The Age of the Understatement in 2016 via an interview with Spin Magazine, Miles Kane became embroiled in controversy with Spin journalist Rachel Brodsky.


In early 2009, after his last tour with the Rascals, Miles Kane left the band to focus on a solo career.


Miles Kane signed with Columbia Records and began recording his solo album with Dan Carey and Dan the Automator, who had previously worked with Gorillaz and Kasabian.


Miles Kane then continued solo performances in January and February 2011, before supporting Beady Eye at eight shows in March.


Miles Kane released another single, "Come Closer" on 20 February 2011, reaching No 85 on the UK Singles Chart.


Miles Kane supported the Arctic Monkeys at two shows in Sheffield in June 2011, and was their support act on their Australian tour in January 2012.


On 24 February 2013, Miles Kane released an EP titled Give Up, charting at No 62.


On 13 March 2013, Miles Kane revealed he would be releasing his second album, entitled Don't Forget Who You Are, in the spring.


On 30 April 2013, Miles Kane released the single "Don't Forget Who You Are", which features the B-side "Get Right" which was written by Miles Kane and Alex Turner.


Miles Kane played the opening day of Glastonbury 2013 on the John Peel stage, before joining the Arctic Monkeys in their headline slot, to play on "505".


In 2015, Miles Kane collaborated with Mark Ronson on the opening track "Johanna" of the soundtrack to the film Mortdecai, contributing vocals.


In September 2017, Miles Kane sang in a Beatles tribute band named Dr Pepper's Jaded Hearts Club Band.


In March 2018, Miles Kane told the Evening Standard his new album would tentatively be called Coup de Grace, and would be released in the summer of 2018.


In June 2018, Miles Kane officially announced that Coup De Grace would be released on 10 August via Virgin EMI.


In November 2019, Miles Kane supported Liam Gallagher on his UK and Ireland tour.


Miles Kane was featured on the song "Dealer", released on Lana Del Rey's eighth studio album, Blue Banisters.


Miles Kane wrote the song with Del Rey in 2017, for a planned collaborative album between him, Del Rey, and Zach Dawes.


Miles Kane lived in London until August 2015, when he moved to Los Angeles, to work on the second Last Shadow Puppets record.


Miles Kane began supporting Liverpool FC in 2010, having previously followed Manchester United.


Miles Kane is a close friend of former Everton and England footballer Leighton Baines.


Miles Kane had been promoting the latest Last Shadow Puppets album in an interview when he asked the journalist if she wanted to "go upstairs".