You know those times when you get a song stuck in your head? I kid you not, my friend Amy had O Christmas Tree stuck in her head for about two months one time. But what about those times you get a song stuck in your head but you don’t really mind if it stays there? That’s how I feel about the Noisettes songs Wild Young Hearts and Never Forget You. The whole album has a happy, nostalgic, disco feel that makes you want to sing along.
Singer Shingai Shoniwa is fascinating to watch, with her outrageous hairstyles, and awesome sense of fashion. Watching her dance barefoot in an old theater in a fringed flapper dress in the video for Never Forget You completely conveys the sense of youth and freedom in the song. She can even pull off silver Doc Martins with a sheath dress and leather jacket. It makes me want a pair of silver boots. And a fringed dress.
The British band is best known for its rowdy live shows in London. They’ve toured with Muse and Lady Gaga and have also performed Don’t Upset the Rhythm live on One Tree Hill.
They’re the kind of songs that make you think about your first love and your other happy memories. Those are the thoughts that I’m happy to have stuck in my head.