Mannequins, Romance And The Latest Single From The Jim Mitchells
Curious viewing from the Sydney five piece.
Remember the film, Lars and the Real Girl? Here's a modern spin with a curious flavour and driving accompaniment. It's latest single release from The Jim Mitchells.
The motion picture, directed by Lagoon Collective's Ed Triglone, follows a sad protagonist from his solitary existence into a bizarre courtship with an inanimate female. The frontman Jim appears intermittently, dressed in white, strumming with a serenading quality. Diving in above you'll journey through the wilderness surrounding the New South Wales South Coast. Appealing visuals to complement the unravelling of the awkward narrative.
Laden with brilliant harmonies, the track itself moves through jangled verses into a catchy chorus melody. The bass is undoubtedly 60s influenced and the lead break presents a hysterical quality. Much like the debut release, Planet Absorbed (out on Syd indie label Third Eye Stimuli Records), there's intelligent guitar layering, but with a little added emotional depth. Jim described the piece to premiering music site, Happy Mag, as "mind madness."