The Shins

James Mercer says he is working on a new The Shins album

The frontman says he's got 17 songs in the pipeline

Broken Bells – ‘Into The Blue’ review: meticulously crafted genre-hopping pop

Broken Bells’ first album in eight years is a magnificently produced and multi-faceted return that sometimes lacks in edge

Watch The Shins cover The Stone Temple Pilots’ ‘Vasoline’

The band were performing on the opening night of their anniversary tour

Broken Bells announce first new album in eight years, ‘Into The Blue’

The news comes alongside new single 'We’re Not in Orbit Yet…'

The Shins announce ’21st Birthday’ US tour for debut album ‘Oh, Inverted World’

The band will celebrate their debut album with an extensive run of dates this summer

Sufjan Stevens, The Shins, Iron & Wine sing backing vocals on Rosie Thomas’ new Björk cover

It's part of an upcoming project from the Nashville musician to help parents "self-soothe"

Hear Porridge Radio’s tender lo-fi cover of The Shins’ ‘New Slang’

Porridge Radio's forthcoming 7" for Sub Pop will also include a Wolf Parade cover

Watch Skullcrusher cover ‘New Slang’ by The Shins

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of The Shins' debut album, 'Oh, Inverted World'

The Shins announce 20th-anniversary edition of ‘Oh, Inverted World’: “This record gave me the life that I never really dreamed I would have”

"The fervor that happened around 'Oh, Inverted World' we never quite reached again"

Watch Marika Hackman cover The Shins’ ‘Phantom Limb’ and play ‘Driving Under Stars’ for NME Home Sessions

The London-based singer-songwriter recently released her lockdown-recorded 'Covers' album, featuring versions of songs by the likes of Beyoncé, Radiohead and Elliott Smith