The Shins Have A “Name For You”

New single from their upcoming album.

Photo: The Shins - Name For You YouTube

Photo: The Shins – Name For You YouTube

2017 is off to a new start – a lot of musicians are ready to release their albums within a month and sharing appetizers for their upcoming entrée. The Shins is one of them – the band shared their single “Name For You” from their upcoming fifth record, Heartworms, which will be released in March 2017. “Name For You” is a scintillating indie rock track that has a general retro feel to it and puts you into cheery retrospection of reality vs. expectation:

The Shins formed back in New Mexico in 1996. The band rose to the mainstream spotlight with their hit, “New Slang,” which was part of Garden State’s soundtrack. Since then, they topped Billboard charts and fetched Grammy Award nomination. They have tour dates coming up:

North America 2017 tour

3/2 – El Rey Theatre (Albuquerque, NM, USA)

3/3 – McDowell Mountain Music Festival (Phoenix, AZ, USA)

3/4 – Fox Theater (Pomona, CA, USA)

3/6-7 – Observatory North Park (San Diego, CA, USA)

3/28 – Trianon (Paris, France)

4/2-23 – High Water Festival (North Charleston, SC, USA)

6/15 – Prospect Park (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

Europe 2017 tour

3/29 – Apollo Hammersmith (London, UK)

3/30 – Paradiso (Amsterdam, Netherlands)