Watch new Shins line-up cover Pink Floyd’s ‘Breathe’ – video

James Mercer showcases his new band on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon'

The Shins‘ new line-up have covered Pink Floyd‘s ‘Breathe’ on the US TV show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

The band appeared on the programme last night (September 26) to perform the track as part of a week-long tribute to the prog rockers. Scroll down and click below to watch the live cover.

The Shins recently announced that, as well as a small US tour later in the year, they will soon be releasing their first album since 2007’s ‘Wincing The Night Away’.


The new line-up includes Richard Swift, Jessica Dobson, Joe Plummer (Modest Mouse) and Yuuki Matthews (Crystal Skulls).

Yesterday Pink Floyd began a new reissue campaign of all 14 of their studio albums. The band marked the occasion by re-enacting the artwork for their 1976 album ‘Animals’, by flying a pig over Battersea Power Station.