Discover New Music

Last.fm is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your Last.fm profile Close window

Broken Bells

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Biography

Los Angeles, United States (2009 – present)

Broken Bells is an American duo which formed in 2009 in Los Angeles. The band consists of James Mercer (vocals, guitar) and Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton (multiple instruments, production). Mercer is a member of the indie rock band The Shins and Burton is a member of Gnarls Barkley and DANGERDOOM, as well as being a respected producer for such artists as Beck, Gorillaz, The Rapture and The Black Keys.

The debut self-titled album by Broken Bells was released on Columbia Records on March 9, 2010. The first single from the record, “The High Road”, was released on December 21, 2009.

NPR’s “All Things Considered” aired an interview with the duo on March 16, 2010. A transcript of the article can be found here.

An EP, Meyrin Fields, was released on March 29, 2011.

www.brokenbells.com

Videos

Top Albums

Events

Add event

Listening Trend

755,178listeners all time
15,839,127scrobbles all time
#180 in last week’s chart
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history

Last.fm users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a Last.fm profile

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.