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The Shins to Reissue Oh, Inverted World With Liner Notes, Handwritten Lyrics

This June, The Shins will commemorate their 2001 debut, Oh, Inverted World, with a newly remastered version. For a serial nit-picker like James Mercer, it was a…
Sarah Grant / April 13, 2021

The Shins Return With ‘The Great Divide’

After two and a half years, The Shins have released a new track, "The Great Divide," and it's pretty timely. Released via James…
Emily Tan / September 24, 2020

Broken Bells – “Shelter”

Shins frontman James Mercer has reunited with Danger Mouse on a new song called "Shelter" from their Broken Bells project. The release follows a number…
Rob Arcand / December 7, 2018

Watch The Worm’s Heart, a New Short Film by The Shins

The Shins released their fifth album Heartworms in March 2017, and they've spent the intervening year finding new ways to present its material. First came The Worm's Heart in…
Andy Cush / April 2, 2018

Stream The Worm’s Heart, the New “Flipped” Album From The Shins

Last month, following "flipped" versions of two tracks from their album The Heart's Worm, The Shins announced that they'd be releasing "flipped" versions of their…
Rob Arcand / January 18, 2018

The Shins Announce Heartworms Rework Album The Heart’s Worm

Back in March, when the Shins released their latest album Heartworms, it arrived with an "flipped" version of single "Name for You," and later in October, "Cherry…
Anna Gaca / December 15, 2017

Video: The Shins – “Cherry Hearts”

A few days ago, the Shins took to the Late Late Show to perform the glitchy "Cherry Hearts." Now they dropped the video for the Heartworms…
Brian Josephs / October 5, 2017

Watch the Shins Play “Cherry Hearts” On James Corden

Earlier this year, the Shins came back with Heartworms, their first album in five years. And last night, they paid a visit to James Corden’s…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / October 3, 2017

Video: The Shins – “Half a Million”

The Shins have a new video for "Half a Million," a song from this year's Heartworms. Not that much actually happens—the interest quotient here is in…
Anna Gaca / August 8, 2017

Watch The Shins’ James Mercer’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert

James Mercer from The Shins donned a knit hat in the summer and came by NPR's offices to do a Tiny Desk concert. Mercer performed a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 24, 2017

The Shins – “Panic” (The Smiths Cover)

After a brief hiatus, the Shins returned in March with their fifth album Heartworms. Today the eleven-track album is followed by a few new songs for…
Rob Arcand / May 3, 2017

Spoon Release “Hot Thoughts” Video, New Tour Dates With The Shins

Fresh off the release of their new album Hot Thoughts, Spoon have released a video for the single and title track, which puts the lo-fi VHS…
Jordan Sargent / April 10, 2017

Karen O, Grandaddy, Kelis, and More Appear on Amazon’s Resistance Radio Soundtrack

Amazon's original series The Man in the High Castle imagines a post-World War II America where the Axis Powers rule. Its soundtrack features current artists—Beck, the Shins, Sharon Van…
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2017

New Music: The Shins – “A Taste of Honey”

For Amazon's dystopian alternate history show The Man In The High Castle’s Resistance Radio album, The Shins have covered the 1960s pop standard "A Taste of Honey,"
Taylor Berman / April 3, 2017

Watch the Shins Perform “Name For You” on Colbert

Last night, The Shins stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, where they performed "Name For You" from their new album Heartworms. After the performance, Colbert…
Jeremy Gordon / March 14, 2017
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