The Shins Streaming New Single, "Simple Song"

The Shins are now streaming the first single from their upcoming new album, Port of Morrow, online. Scroll down to stream "Simple Song."

Port of Morrow, the follow-up to 2007's Wincing the Night Away, is set for release on March 20. The album was recorded in L.A. and Portland throughout 2011, and was produced by Greg Kurstin.

The band have also announced the first handful of shows for the year in support of Port of Morrow. The dates can be found below.

The Shins 2012 Tour Dates

  • 4/13/12 Las Vegas, NV Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas - The Pool
  • 4/22/12 Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
  • 4/23/12 Davis, CA Robert Mondavi Center
  • 4/25/12 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort & Casino

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Josh Hart

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.