The Shins
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1997
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The Shins

The Shins Biography (Wikipedia)

The Shins are an American indie rock band formed in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1996. The band's current lineup consists of James Mercer (vocals, guitar, songwriter), Jon Sortland (drums), Mark Watrous (guitar), Casey Foubert (guitar), Yuuki Matthews (bass), 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. The band 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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The Shins Performances & Interviews


The Shins Tracks

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Sea Legs
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Sea Legs
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Australia
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Australia
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The Fear (6 Music Session, 26 Jan 2017)
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The Fear (6 Music Session, 26 Jan 2017)
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New Slang
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New Slang
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Heartworms
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Heartworms
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Simple Song
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Simple Song
Los Lobos
The Fear Flipped
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The Fear Flipped
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Phantom Limb
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Phantom Limb
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Wonderful Christmastime
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Wonderful Christmastime
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Name For You
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Name For You
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Painting A Hole
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Painting A Hole
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Simple Song (Green Man Festival 2017)
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Simple Song (Green Man Festival 2017)
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Pink Bullets
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Pink Bullets
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Painting a Hole (Green Man Festival, 20th Aug 2017)
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Painting a Hole (Green Man Festival, 20th Aug 2017)
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Mildenhall
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Mildenhall
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Cherry Hearts
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Cherry Hearts
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Australia (Recorded at Green Man Festival 2017)
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Australia (Recorded at Green Man Festival 2017)
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Caring Is Creepy
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Caring Is Creepy
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Past BBC Events

6 Music Festival: 2017
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6 Music Festival, Glasgow
2017-03-25T02:06:41
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2017
6 Music Festival: 2017

6 Music Festival: 2017

6 Music Festival, Glasgow
Reading + Leeds: 2012
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Reading
Leeds
2012-08-25T02:06:41
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2012
Reading + Leeds: 2012

Reading + Leeds: 2012

Reading
Zane Lowe Sessions: The Shins
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2012-03-28T02:06:41
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Mar
2012
Zane Lowe Sessions: The Shins

Zane Lowe Sessions: The Shins

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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