The Shins – “Mildenhall” (Lyric Video)

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Photo by Nikki Fenix

The Shins have released a lyric video for the new single “Mildenhall” from the forthcoming album Heartworms. Shot in black and white, the video features a wandering James Mercer in England as he reflects on the place he once called home: Royal Air Force Mildenhall in Suffolk where his father was stationed. Deeply autobiographical in nature, “Mildenhall” explores the idea of home and the enduring influence of life abroad at the precipice of adulthood, chronicling his process of self-discovery both as a person and as a musician. Check out the video below.

Heartworms arrives on March 10th on Aural Apothecary/Columbia Records. Grab your copy of the album HERE.

The Shins 2017 Tour Dates

March 2 – Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theatre
3/3/17 – Phoenix, AZ – McDowell Mountain Music Festival
March 4 – Pomona, CA – Fox Theater
March 6 – San Diego,CA – Observatory North Park
March 7 – San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park
March 28 – Paris, FR – Le Trianon
March 29 – London, UK – Apollo Hammersmith
March 30 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso
March 31– Zurich, SUI – M4Music Festival
April 21– Nashville, TN – Vanderbilt University; Rites of Spring
April 22-23 – North Charleston, SC – High Water Festival
May 12-14 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Music Festival
May 26-28 – George, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival
June 2-3 – Cincinnati, OH – Bunbury Music Festival
June 3-4– Houston, TX – Free Press Summer Festival
June 15 – Brooklyn, NY – Prospect Park Bandshell
June 15-18 – Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival
July 28-30 – Oro-Medonte, ON – Wayhome Music & Arts Festival

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Track List

1. Name For You
2. Painting a Hole
3. Cherry Hearts
4. Fantasy Island
5. Mildenhall
6. Rubber Ballz
7. Half a Million
8. Dead Alive
9. Heartworms
10. So Now What
11. The Fear

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