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Between The Shins 2007 release Wincing The Night Away and its follow-up Port of Morrow, the band's frontman, James Mercer, became a father to two daughters. This steel guitar decorated track hints at the transformative impact of children upon carefree life as he reflects on their unquestioning affection – "I've got a good side to me as well, and it's that she loves," Mercer croons. The Shins singer told Q magazine how his new role as a parent influenced some… read more

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  • "it's not that the darkness can't touch our lives, i know it will, in time." fucking beautiful. gets me every time
  • In a way, it sounds like it could have been from Oh, Inverted World...
  • My second favourite; first comes 'No Way Down.'
  • Amongst the album's top 3. Along with For A Fool and The Rifle's Spiral.
  • This makes me happy I was born in September :)
  • Beautiful song
  • sorry I think this is weak...like much of the second half of the album.
  • Love is the ink in the well when her body writes. <3
  • This song almost makes marriage sound appealing.
  • Now THIS is The Shins I love so much. So far, this is the only song I can really get into on the new album.

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