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The Shins played Terminal 5 (twice) (and NJ) – pics & setlist

photos by Natasha Ryan

The Shins

“[The Shins] launched off with ‘Australia’ which is one of my favorites and I couldn’t help but get giddy. They then proceeded through the next two songs on Wincing the Night Away without stopping. After a song or two, they introduced a special guest joining them on violin, and when I saw her, I was visibly the only person flipping out: It was Rebecca Zeller, the violinist of Ra Ra Riot!

A few songs come and go, equipped with some new songs (that they didn’t have the decency to tell us the titles of), and a cover from, and I quote “One of the best f*cking bands in the world”, also known in James Mercer’s mind as The Beach Boys, all leading up to the best performance of the night: ‘Caring is Creepy’. Every one in the room was singing their lungs out to this song, so much so that even though I was very close to James Mercer I couldn’t hear him! When everyone is that connected and ‘into’ a song like that, how can that not affect you? ” [Danish Poet]

That review is from the first (5/18) of two nights the Shins played NYC’s Terminal 5. The second was last night (5/21), and there was also a NJ show at Wellmont Theater (5/17). Delta Spirit opened all of them, and at least on the second NYC night, they destroyed a guitar. More pictures from last night (destroyed guitar included), with a Shins video and the setlist from 5/18, below…

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THE SHINS LIVE @ TERMINAL 5 from DANISH POET on Vimeo.

Terminal 5 (night 1) – Shins setlist
Australia
Pam Berry
Phantom Limb
Girl Inform Me
Saint Simon
Red Rabbits
Sealegs
“New Song”
Mines Not a High Horse
Girl Don’t Tell Me (Beach Boys Cover)
“New Song”
Caring is Creepy
Girl On a Wing
Dry The Rain (Beta Band Cover)
Those to Come
Sleeping Lessons

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Helpless (Neil Young Cover)
Know Your Onion!
New Slang

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