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The Port Of Morrow Songfacts says that The Port of Morrow is a port site on the Columbia River in Boardman, Morrow County, Oregon. This ends symbolically the musical journey that The Shins embarked on throughout the album.

"Port of Morrow, you know, I don't know too much about what the actual place is," Mercer said to Spinner about the titular port of call. "I know it's an industrial port over here in Portland, Oregon. What I do know… read more

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Through the rain and all the clatter
Under the Fremont bridge I saw a pigeon fly
Fly in fear from the raptor come to take its life
And as it closed in for the capture

The Shins - Port of Morrow Lyrics


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  • yup.. the best on the album
  • Fav on the album.
  • <3<3<3
  • johnny whitney's falsetto?
  • Best song of the album. For sure.
  • "The falsetto will be a bit much"... Wow, really? Some people are so easily put off a song. This is wonderful on first and repeated listens.
  • wauw
  • fav on the album
  • oooh Johnny<3
  • Reminds me Grant Lee Buffalo - Fuzzy

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