Port Of Morrow

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The Shins’ James Mercer Held Captive By Monsters In “It’s Only Life” Video

On the surface, The Shins‘ new video for “It’s Only Life” looks like scenes out of a children’s book – a kid, a dog, some taped-on twig antlers, fireworks, playing pretend in an abandoned car.



The Shins Keep It Simple With ‘No Way Down’ Video

In typical Shins style, their new video for “No Way Down” channels a beautiful simplicity. It starts with recording studio chatter and idyllic shots of a lush Portland, Oregon forest that goes well with the […]


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The Shins Bring ‘Port of Morrow’ To Live On Letterman

James Mercer and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]the Shins[/lastfm] may have entered the Ed Sullivan Theater in a very unassuming manner and sauntered onto stage as if it were no big thing, but as soon as they launched […]


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James Mercer Performs Songs From ‘Port of Morrow’ In-Studio, Streams New Album Early [Watch, Listen]

[pullquote quote=”The themes on Port of Morrow are Love and the dual nature of life – the beautiful and the grotesque.” credit=”James Mercer”]James Mercer has returned with a retooled version of The Shins and album, […]


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Interview Exclusive: James Mercer Of The Shins Preps For “Live On Letterman” Concert Webcast – March 20th at 9pm ET on CBS.com

[pullquote quote=”We’ve never done anything as elaborate as this.” credit=”James Mercer, on playing ‘Live on Letterman’”]Port Of Morrow is the title of the hotly-anticipated new album from indie rock superstars [lastfm]The Shins[/lastfm]. Due out on […]