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James Mercer is the lead singer and songwriter of The Shins; the band's latest album is called Heartworms. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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James Mercer Says The Shins' New Songs Reflect Changes In Rock — And Himself

Heartworms is the band's first album in five years. Mercer says that in the two decades since the band formed, his outlook and that of the dominant music culture have swapped places.

James Mercer is the lead singer and songwriter of The Shins; the band's latest album is called Heartworms. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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James Mercer Says The Shins' New Songs Reflect Changes In Rock — And Himself

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