4080Records Presents: The Noisettes

It’s really late at night here (or rather early in the morning) and I have been trolling the internet while trying to get some work done as well.  I stumbled across this via a friend of mine, and I have to say I’m fairly blown away.  Perhaps our UK readers can enlighten me, but until now I have never heard of the Noisettes.  Are they big? [Update: It seems like they’re a London-based indie band, and from the video we know they were on BBC One at some point].

I’ll post more about them at some point, I hope, but for now I just want you all to enjoy their cover of the Killer’s When You Were Young:

They’ve got a few other fantastic tracks and their album, Wild Young Hearts, is proud and varied and full-sounding.  Lead singer Shingai Shoniwa has a beautiful richness to her voice and the band has been getting more and more press lately.  They’ve toured with TV on the Radio, Bloc Party, and various other indie-darlings.

Here’s their biggest hit, Don’t Upset the Rhythm.

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