Pop review: Noisettes; Wild Young Hearts

(Mercury)

Their 2006 debut barely made a ripple, but thanks to a recent Mazda ad featuring their disco smash "Don't Upset The Rhythm", album two is set to be one of 2009's biggest. And it's an album of blistering tunes. First time round they channelled Jimi and Janis, now the tight trio have reinvented their sound to mix Diana Ross's early Motown ballads with her Seventies disco stompers and a smattering of indie pop. Bassist and singer Shingai Shoniwa's is the undeniable star, her voice capturing the soul of Dionne Warwick and the punk of Debbie Harry.

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