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James Mercer is currently the lead singer/songwriter for the Shins and Broken Bells, a project with DJ Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, producer of Beck and Gorillaz). Prior to The Shins and Broken Bells, he was the lead singer/songwriter of Flake, which later became Flake Music.

There is a rare solo recording on January 7, 2004 of Mercer doing some private recordings of hit songs by his band The Shins for a radio station.

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  • New Broken Bells video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E36_UiCiIxk
  • Come on, you listen to him when you are feeling a little emo. And he cheers you up.
  • This is such a cool short film leading up to Broken Bells's video premier! Make sure to check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCi4F8GZVqU
  • This man's voice!
  • vvv holy shit
  • kevin spacey
  • Introducing Danger Mouse and his versatile collaborations with Norah Jones, The White Stripes' Jack White, The Shins' James Mercer and The Strokes' Julian Casablancas in a new blog post at: http://soundepiphany.wordpress.com/2012/01/05/danger-mouse-feat-norah-jones-julian-casablancas/
  • <3
  • in love with his voice his songs his vision
  • Jaaaaaaaaaaaames <3

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