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Hi-Nobles, The / Shake!
Album:Shake! Collection:General
Artist:Hi-Nobles, The Added:Oct 2009
Label:Zaentz Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-10-18 Pull Date:2009-12-20 
Week Ending:Dec 20Dec 13Dec 6Nov 29Nov 1Oct 25

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 19, 2009:Best Disorders of 2009
4.Nov 28, 2009:Music Casserole
Ain't No Sin
2.Dec 12, 2009:New World Disorder
Don't Go
5.Oct 28, 2009:Brownian Motion
Red Eye
3.Dec 05, 2009:New World Disorder
Big Black Car
6.Oct 23, 2009:The DJ Never Has It
Ain't No Sin

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2009-10-09 
The Hi-Nobles – Shake!
Reviewed by Sadie O., 10/9/09
60’s-style Garage Soul from the East Bay. Features Greg Avenger on guitar (in a suit and tie no less! I always suspected there was something odd about that boy…) Fine vocals, and lots of farfisa, too – imagine the Animals and Steppenwolf after hanging out at Stax for a few weeks.
No (overt) FCCs detected. All good to great, in a garage kinda way.
1. 2:13 ***midtempo Memphis-style soul.
2. 3:07 ****4/4 garage rock with low soul vocals. Extremely hormonal.
3. 3:33 ****midtempo shuffle with fine, simple bass line.
4. 3:07 ***rather uptempo rocker with double-time chorus.
5. 2:15 ****uptempo romp – this’ll get you out of bed happy in the morning.
6. 3:07 ***uptempo rocker with lots of farfisa, lyrics NOT about sex, for once.
7. 2:44 ***uptempo garage rock, a la Count Five or Standells.
8. 3:09 ***fast - the sort of song go-go boots were made to dance to.
9. 3:08 ***very fast rocker, wonderfully adenoidal vocals. More an order than a statement.
10. 2:37 ***groovy rock with psychedelic guitar.
11. 2:15 ****fast R&B with both farfisa and reverb. Whoo!
12. 6:33 ***big fanfare intro, then fast frug. Get up and shake! Actually two songs, but with only a couple of seconds in between. Second song is a midtempo soul strut. Might as well play em both, hell!

Track Listing
1.Soul Sister 7.Red Eye
2.Ain't No Sin 8.Shelter
3.Big Black Car 9.Love Don't Come Around
4.Stings A Bit 10.Miss Addy
5.Shake! 11.Don't Go
6.International Playboys 12.Gold Tipped Rhino