Jim Noir

bark73: Jim Noir / Jim Noir

bark73 · CD / DIGITAL
Barsuk Records · April 2008

1.
Welcome Commander Jameson
2.
All Right
3.
What U Gonna Do
4.
Don't You Worry
5.
Ships and Clouds
6.
Happy Day Today
7.
Look Around You
8.
Good Old Vinyl
9.
Same Place Holiday
10.
Day By Day By Day
11.
Welcome CJ
12.
On A Different Shelf
13.
Forever Endeavor

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Under The Radar:
It's a rare and wonderful thing to listen to the tasteful execution of so many influences within one set of recordings. Early Eno, The Beatles, The Kinks, Elton John…they're all here. It's a classic rock candy store. If Jim Noir were piped through the speakers in a 7-Eleven, you'd be compelled towards the powdery and mysterious NECCO Wafers, the pleasantly bizarre Wax Lips, and the teeth-threatening Abba-Zaba.

From a Manchester bedroom to your stereo via outer space, we're overjoyed to introduce the new album from Jim Noir. He's named it after himself, but don't be fooled into thinking he's run out of ideas — Jim's eponymous second album is one of the most expansive pop records you'll hear this year. His music has always been a melee of different styles and influences, and this album sees him delving more into his electronic side and going further with melody and vocals than he�s ever gone before — there's even some lead falsetto.


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