Noisettes: 'Never Forget You'
Released on Monday, Jun 22 2009
Published Saturday, Jun 20 2009, 10:34 BST
| By Nick Levine |
Break-up songs and make-up songs are ten a penny, but even-though-it-didn't-work-out-we're-still-friends-right? songs don't come around so often. But when they do, and when they're done right, they can be pretty devastating. A case in point is 'Never Forget You', the Noisettes
' follow-up to the disco thrill of 'Don't Upset The Rhythm'
Over a string-drenched slice of swooning, Spectorish pop, Shingai Shoniwa comes over all misty-eyed while reminiscing with her ex. "You know I didn't forget you," she assures him, sounding as delicious as ever. "We just got swallowed up by the whole damn world." This is so completely lovely, so happy and sad at the same time, it could give a Buckingham Palace guard a quivering lip.> Click here to read our review of Noisettes' album