Posted by bryne
August 3, 2011 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
have returned from hibernation with all new members save frontman James Mercer and plan to issue a new album next year via Mercer's own Aural Apothecary label, an imprint of Columbia. It'll be the band's first new material since Wincing the Night Away
, released in 2007 via Sub Pop Records
. The new Shins lineup features Mercer, Richard Swift, Joe Plummer (Modest Mouse
), Yuuki Matthews (Crystal Skulls
) and Jessica Dobson.
The group has also announced some sporadic tour dates over the next several weeks, which can be seen below.
||The Domino Room
||The Doug Fir Lounge
||San Francisco, CA
||Outside Lands Festival
||Phoenix Concert Theatre
||Paradise Rock Club