The Shins' Newfound Fame A review of Wincing the Night Away, the new recording by The Shins. Their song "New Slang" was on the soundtrack to the 2004 Zack Braff movie Garden State.

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The Shins' Newfound Fame

The Shins' Newfound Fame

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The Shins formed in 1996 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and were a well-regarded indie band making jangling pop music. After great reviews for their 2003 album, Chutes Too Narrow, and the prominent placement of their song "New Slang" on the soundtrack to the 2004 Zack Braff movie Garden State, the Shins suddenly became a major rock act. Now, three years later, they've finally released a new album, called Wincing the Night Away.

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