Too Close (Alex Clare song)

April 15, 2011

Too Close is a song by British singer-songwriter Alex Clare. It was released on 15 April 2011 and is from his album The Lateness of the Hour. The song reached about a year after its publication the charts. On 27 April 2012, the song reached No. 1 on the German charts then rose and in other countries in the charts, such as the United Kingdom, Austria and the USA. This success has the single of advertising for Internet Explorer due to 9, which was found in this song. The single was produced by Diplo and Switch.

Music Video

The music video was first published on 15 March 2011 on YouTube. It takes 4 minutes and 18 seconds. In the video, Clare alternately singing and two swordsman in kendo armor who fight with each other, as shown.


The single received generally positive reviews. Common Sense Media, for example, rated it with four out of five stars.

Chart positions