There's all those places we used to go
And I suspect you already know
But that place on memory lane
You like still looks the same
But something about it's changed

from Arctic Monkeys – Fireside Lyrics on Rap Genius


The physical landscape of the memories remain intact, however the emotional differences have led to something different and new. He can’t make out the change until he understands his own mind and emotions.

From a biographical perspective, this might be re-counting feelings that Alex had for his ex-girlfriend, broadcaster Alexa Chung, whom he broke up with in August of 2011..

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