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The Shins - Wincing The Night Away mp3 album

  • Performer: The Shins
  • Title: Wincing The Night Away
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: US
  • Released: 2007
  • Style: Indie Rock
  • MP3 album: 1640 mb
  • FLAC album: 1638 mb
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The Shins - Wincing The Night Away mp3 album

Wincing the Night Away is the third studio album by the indie rock group The Shins. It was released by Sub Pop Records on January 23, 2007. It is the band's third album, and the last under their contract with Sub Pop. The album was recorded in James Mercer's basement studio, Phil Ek’s home in Seattle and in Oregon City with the veteran producer Joe Chiccarelli. It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album.

Wincing the Night Away. On their third Sub Pop full-length, Wincing the Night Away, the Shins take a decisive but wobbly step out of their comfort zone, and in doing so sacrifice much of this musical/emotional proximity effect. While the band has taken a good deal of criticism for sounding "too average" or "boring," the ill-suited sonic punch of Wincing the Night Away throws the singular strengths of their previous work into stark relief.

Album Wincing the Night Away.

Wincing The Night Away by The Shins, released 23 January 2007 1. Sleeping Lessons 2. Australia 3. Pam Berry 4. Phantom Limb 5. Sea Legs 6. Red Rabbits 7. Turn On Me 8. Black Wave 9. Spilt Needles 10. Girl Sailor 11. A Comet Appears To play music for a long time, you have to surprise the people that love you-while also surprising yourself. Recorded in singer/guitarist James Mercer’s basement studio, Phil Ek’s Seattle digs, and in Oregon City with veteran producer Joe Chiccarelli (Beck, U2), Wincing the Night Away is The Shins’ third full-length album

I never quite understood the hype surrounding The Shins. Besides the band’s mega-hit (as far as indie goes) New Slang, nothing about them really caught my ear, so when the day hit and I had to decide whether or not I wanted to go out and purchase the album, I decided I might as well, seeing as how I’d just acquired my driver’s license and the slightest yearning. The main issue with the past two releases by the band has been their inability to differ in sound, and with the album’s opener Sleeping Lessons it seems that the band may fall into their own trap again. Opening the album with the voice distortion effect that James Mercer loves so well and a dream-like effect accompanying him, it’s really quite disappointing, realizing that you could’ve just listened to one of their previous albums.

Recorded at Supernatural Sound, Oregon City, OR; The Aural Apothecary, Portland, OR; and Avast! 2 in Seattle, WA. Mastered at The Lodge, NYC.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Sleeping Lessons 3:58
2 Australia 3:56
3 Pam Berry 0:56
4 Phantom Limb
Backing Vocals – Anita Robinson
5 Sea Legs 5:22
6 Red Rabbits
Steel Guitar [Lap Steel] – Chris FunkViolin – Paloma Griffin
7 Turn On Me
Backing Vocals – Anita Robinson
8 Black Wave 3:19
9 Spilt Needles 3:45
10 Girl Sailor
Piano, Backing Vocals – Eric Johnson*
11 A Comet Appears
French Horn – Niels GallawaySteel Guitar [Lap Steel], Dulcimer [Hammered Dulcimer], Bouzouki – Chris Funk


  • Bass, Synthesizer, Organ, Percussion – Marty Crandall
  • Design, Illustration – Robert Mercer
  • Drums – Jesse Sandoval
  • Engineer – Brian Deck, Hiro Ninagawa, Lars Fox, Sean Flora
  • Featuring [Additional Assistance Provided By] – Bob Stark, Brian Lowe, Brian Vibberts, Chris Jones , Jason McGerr, Kendra Lynn, Marisa Kula, Pete Tewes, Wes Johnson
  • Lead Guitar – Dave Hernandez
  • Mastered By – Emily Lazar, Sarah Register
  • Other [The Shins Are Exclusively Managed Worldwide By] – Ian Montone At Monotone, Inc.
  • Producer [Additional Production] – Phil Ek (tracks: 2, 4, 10)
  • Producer, Mixed By – Joe Chiccarelli
  • Producer, Vocals, Bass, Guitar, Synthesizer, Ukulele, Banjo, Percussion, Programmed By [Midi And Beats], Piano [Cat Piano], Songwriter – James Mercer


Australian promo released via Stomp.

White CD with "STOMP www.stomp.com.au" printed on the top half. On bottom half is sticker with "THE SHINS Wincing The Night Away".

CD is housed in a thin plastic slip case with a paper insert listing the band / album name / track listing & running times. Sub Pop logo is printed on the bottom of the insert.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP 705 The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(LP, Album) Sub Pop SP 705 US 2007
SP 705 The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, Mar) Sub Pop SP 705 US 2016
705 The Shins Wincing the Night Away ‎(LP, Album, RE) Sub Pop 705 US 2016
SP 705 The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Sil) Sub Pop SP 705 UK & Europe 2018
PCCY-01820 The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(CD, Album, Promo, Dig) Canyon International PCCY-01820 Japan 2007

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