The new Shins video for “Simple Song” is all about James Mercer’s death. It’s about a dysfunctional family, bad childhood memories and playing one last prank on your family after you’re gone. Posthumous pranks are the best pranks, probably.
Watch the teaser below. Download the whole thing for free from iTunes.
The new Shins record Port of Morrow is out next month on Columbia/Aural Apothecary.