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Jim Noir There is no noir on the endlessly uplifting second record Jim Noir from Mancunian pop whiz Alan Roberts. Instead, 1960s-style, trippy...Jim NoirPop, Indie Rock There is no noir on the endlessly uplifting second record Jim Noir from Mancunian pop whiz Alan Roberts. Instead, 1960s-style, trippy...2008-04-18

Jim Noir

Genre: Pop, Indie Rock; Lead Performer: Jim Noir

There is no noir on the endlessly uplifting second record Jim Noir from Mancunian pop whiz Alan Roberts. Instead, 1960s-style, trippy-hippy songs continue to rule his releases, the latest a vivacious whirl of harmony and orchestration (”Happy Day Today” could be the ”Good Vibrations” of 2008). Thanks to instantly addictive compositions, Noir’s aural power is no longer a secret: Companies such as Target have used his tunes (notably ”My Patch”) to seduce customers in commercials. And why not? Jim Noir songs are, and continue to be, quick sells. A-
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