The Shins 'Simple Song': The Band Returns With New Track After 5-Year Absence (AUDIO)
It's been a long five years, but The Shins are finally back to reclaim their throne as indie rock's leading men. The band released their first single off their forthcoming album, Port of Morrow -- their first since 2007's Wincing the Night Away -- on their website Monday afternoon. The track, titled "Simple Song," is a pleasant return to the band's humble, deceivingly simple arrangements.
Listen to "Simple Song," and look out for Port of Morrow, out March 20:
CORRECTION: A previous version of this post stated that this is the first Shins song in four years, as we're still living in 2011 in our heads. It's actually been five years since their last album, 2007's Wincing the Night Away.