Asked if he had been affected by public perception of him during the making of ‘The Colour Of The Trap’, Kane replied: “There was definitely a point to prove because a lot of people out there just see me as Al’s best mate and the new kid that was in the Puppets who didn’t really do anything.” He continued: “I’m not soft, I know some people think that.
With this record I wanted to be like, ‘Well here’s a great album, and you can either take it or leave it’.
''And also, the people that I date aren't show-appropriate'' she added further. The image of Kane has been associated with being Tuner's best friend. With this record I wanted to be like, 'Well here's a great album, and you can either take it or leave it'.
The relationship of Turner with model Taylor Bagley was always under speculation and there were rumors of them calling it quits.” Asked whether Kane ever came close to joining Arctic Monkeys when the Sheffield band replaced former bassist Andy Nicholson in 2006, Turner replied: “Well… I think because that was when [Kane] just started [short-lived band] The Rascals. Kane attributed his decision to never join the Monkeys as his desire to be in the lime light.He is quoted as saying: “I really wanted to be a frontman at that time. I had a hard-on for that.” Kane added: “We’re fortunate that we are best mates and that we can even do this again and that’s enough, I guess.Miles Kane has said that he’s conscious he is still viewed by most of the public as simply the best friend of Arctic Monkeys‘ Alex Turner.
The singer, who released his debut solo album ‘The Colour Of The Trap’ earlier this year, told The Independent that he felt he had a point to prove with his debut release as people perceived him as riding Turner’s coat tails to success.
However, later the celebrity couple confirmed that they were going strong.