The Shins Are Teasing a Mysterious Something

INDIO, CA - APRIL 14: Musician James Mercer of The Shins performs onstage during day 2 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 14, 2012 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

The Shins haven’t released anything since 2012’s Port of Morrow, but they do have new stuff on the way. Frontman James Mercer said back in August that a new album is coming in early 2017, and today, the band’s Twitter shared a teaser for something called “I Gleek on Your Grave.” Whether it’s a song title, album title, or neither remains to be seen, but an abstract Instagram post from two months ago had the same phrase.

The 40-second clip plays out like a B-movie trailer with VHS quality, bad special effects, and a lethargic James Mercer lounging around. (There’s something that sounds like new music, too.) Watch the teaser for “I Gleek on Your Grave” below.

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