The Shins
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1997
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The Shins

The Shins Biography (Wikipedia)

The Shins is an American indie rock band formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1996. The band's current lineup consists of James Mercer (vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, songwriter), Jon Sortland (drums), Mark Watrous (guitar, keyboards), Casey Foubert (guitar), Yuuki Matthews (bass, keyboards), and Patti King (keyboards). The band is based in Portland, Oregon.

The band was formed by Mercer as a side project to Flake Music, who were active from 1992 to 1999. Flake Music released two 7" singles and a full-length album When You Land Here It's Time to Return on Omnibus Records and were touring with Modest Mouse when they were signed to Sub Pop Records. The band's first two records, Oh, Inverted World (2001) and Chutes Too Narrow (2003) performed well commercially and received critical acclaim. The single "New Slang" brought the band mainstream attention when it was featured in the 2004 film Garden State. Consequently, the band's third album, Wincing the Night Away (2007), was a major success for the group, peaking at number two on the Billboard 200 and earning a Grammy Award nomination.

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Past BBC Events

6 Music Festival: 2017
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6 Music Festival, Glasgow
2017-03-25T10:54:46
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25
Mar
2017
6 Music Festival: 2017

6 Music Festival: 2017

6 Music Festival, Glasgow
Reading + Leeds: 2012
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Reading
Leeds
2012-08-25T10:54:46
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25
Aug
2012
Reading + Leeds: 2012

Reading + Leeds: 2012

Reading
Zane Lowe Sessions: The Shins
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2012-03-28T10:54:46
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28
Mar
2012
Zane Lowe Sessions: The Shins

Zane Lowe Sessions: The Shins

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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