The Shins Announce March 2012 Release Date for New Album, 'Port Of Morrow'

The Shins have announced that their new album, titled Port of Morrow, will be released in March.

The album will see a joint release via James Mercer's own Aural Apothecary label and Columbia Records. You can check out the album cover below.

Port of Morrow will be the band's first new album in more than five years, following up 2007's Wincing the Night Away.

The band will announce touring plans and an exact release date in the near future.

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Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.