Entertainment WeeklyThanks to instantly addictive compositions, Noir's aural power is n o longer a secret. [25 Apr/02 May 2008, p.117]
FilterThe final result sounds like the perfect accompainment to a Michel Gondry film: endlessly craetive, ceaselessly ambitious, yet extremely accessible at thge very same time. [Spring 2008, p.103]
Q MagazineThere's a naivety and nostalgia to his evocation of woozy times on Northern beaches that is uniquely loveable--the perfect music for a summer's day. [May 2008, p.140]
MojoA fun day out only slightly marred by clinical execution that lacks the emotional tug that lovers of this vintage seek. [May 2008, p.102]
Positive: 5 out of 5
Mixed: 0 out of 5
Negative: 0 out of 5
WillyM.Jun 5, 2008Pure audio prozac! Play this to get suicidal people off their ledge.
BenjaminK.May 22, 2008Maybe not his best album to date and there might not be any stand out songs (Happy Day Today comes darn close though) but Jim Noir is still Maybe not his best album to date and there might not be any stand out songs (Happy Day Today comes darn close though) but Jim Noir is still an inspiring listen.… Expand
RoosterC.Apr 28, 2008More keyboard/synth adds another level to Noir's already unique style. Solid effort from start to finish.
MarkWAug 15, 2008Brilliant. Couldn't quite keep me going to the end of the album but that doesn't detract from what is a beautifully crafted album.
JoeB.Apr 29, 2008This is a so-so throwback from the late 60's through modern day. The overall critical score is a bit too high for an average album.
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