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Noisettes, ‘What’s the Time Mr. Wolf?’ (Universal Motown)

Mikael Wood // May 16, 2007

Yeah Yeah Yeahs fans who worried that last year’s Show Your Bones would be the turbulent New York outfit’s premature farewell should bend an anxious ear toward Noisettes, an arty U.K. garage trio with a similar disinclination toward sonic tidiness and a fashion-plate singer who’s determined to rule the stage with a sparkly gloved fist. Shingai Shoniwa is most arresting on the band’s remarkably assured debut when she lets it rip — but, like Karen O, she’s got a sensitive streak that can devastate unexpectedly.

Now Hear This: Noisettes – “Scratch Your Name” WINDOWS MEDIA | QUICKTIME | REAL