I’ve heard the Shin’s new single Phantom Limb on KEXP a few times, and it’s instantly recognizable, and instantly excellent, to me.
The Shins’ third album that contains it — Wincing the Night Away — is should be out sometime in 2007.
I was discussing the Shins with fellow NWM Blogger Samantha, and she mentioned her wish they’d do something a little different. I don’t subscribe to that, unless they started sucking. This single shows me they aren’t sucking, so I’m fine with the Shins.
If you can stand inane television dialog overtop your music, the song is in this “The OC” composite video: