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My Two Bobs

Live Session EP Comes with guitars electric, with little distortion. No acoustic here! James Mercer's voice is clear and melodic. HIs sweet somber style takes us spiraling on journeys through dark poetic narratives like Turn On Me. The lovely lovely sound of Australia holds the upbeat cheery sound of the original even though it is dominated with guitars and has little synth. So Says I, a classic Shins song holds all the sounds of the original but Mercer's voice is clearer. You can make out all the words!! ;-) Is that pipes we can hear in Girl Sailor? Phantom Limb shines with Mercer's heavenly voice in this excellent song. I say if you like The Shins then you will like this!!! Hey but then I am a crazy fan. :-P

The Shins are awesome

Nearly too awesome. Good live recording too.


Formed: 1997 in Albuquerque, NM

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

A classic guitar pop group almost nine years in the making, Albuquerque, New Mexico's the Shins began in 1997 as the side project of singer/songwriter and guitarist James Mercer's primary band, Flake. Mercer formed Flake in 1992 with drummer Jesse Sandoval, keyboardist Marty Crandall, and bassist Neal Langford; they eventually changed their name to Flake Music, releasing several singles, a well-received album, When You Land Here, It's Time to Return, and touring with friends like Modest Mouse and...
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