February 27, 2008

New Jim Noir :: “Don’t You Worry”

Jumping a decade ahead from the sunny early ’60s feel of his excellent Tower of Love album (2006), the first listen from the upcoming Jim Noir 2008 self-titled release has a bit more psychedelica and golden shimmer to it. You can almost picture the shiny happy people twirling and spinning on the Berkeley streets to this one, while Noir muses about a relationship gone to crap:

If you don’t want to be with me
what do you expect me to be?
Don’t you worry, I’ll be fine

Don’t You Worry – Jim Noir

Jim Noir is out April 8 on Barsuk, features a spaceman on the cover, and the opening track is called “Welcome Commander Jameson.”
If he’s talkin to the whiskey, while in outer space, well then I like Jim even more.

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2 Comments »

  • Ooooooh I’m totally diggin’ this! Thanks!!!

    I could use some Commander Jameson myself.

    ;)

    JoJo — February 28, 2008 @ 12:26 pm

  • It’s the best song on the album (and it’s not even on the album). This was put on so many mixes last year that I made for people and, without fail, it was the song that was always mentioned after.

    Smik — February 28, 2008 @ 6:10 pm

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