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"New Slang" (also called "New Slang (When You Notice the Stripes)") is a song by The Shins. It was released as a 7" single in 2001, and subsequently appeared on their album Oh, Inverted World. It achieved mainstream popularity after its inclusion in the soundtrack of the film Garden State and its appearance in a McDonald's television commercial. James Mercer has stated in an interview with InDublin Magazine that, at the time he wrote the song, he wanted to… read more

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Gold teeth and a curse for this town were all in my mouth.
Only, i don't know how they got out, dear.
Turn me back into the pet i was when we met.
I was happier then with no mind-set.

The Shins - New Slang Lyrics


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  • prr <3
  • garden state!
  • Awesomeness.
  • one of my favorites
  • This song is so calming, I love it! The Shins are amazing
  • nice song reminds me of the 70s
  • One of the best songs of the 2000's
  • still too many people do now the shins. hello. it's no longer the 1980's
  • our garden has cat pooh
  • Garden State, Baby!

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