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Broken Bells Talk New Album, Perform Acoustic Songs

by Rob Slater on January 21, 2014

Broken Bells, the duo consisting of The Shins' James Mercer and producer Danger Mouse, will release their latest effort After the Disco January 30 (or February 4 for you iTunes purchasers). This week, they stopped by WNYC for a Soundcheck session that included an interview as well as acoustic performances of "Holding on For Life" as well as "October," a track from their 2010 self-titled record.

Check out the full 20+ minute session below and watch the video for the single from After the Disco, "Holding on For Life." Broken Bells' tour kicks off February 28 at First Avenue in Minneapolis. Tickets are on sale now.

Broken Bells 2014 Tour Dates

February 28 Minneapolis, MN—First Avenue
March 1 Chicago, IL—Vic Theatre
March 3 Toronto, ON—Danforth Music Hall
March 4 Montreal, QC—Metropolis
March 5 Boston, MA—House of Blues
March 7 New York, NY—Webster Hall
March 8 Philadelphia, PA—The Trocadero Theatre
March 9 Washington, DC—9:30 Club
March 11 Atlanta, GA—Tabernacle
March 12 New Orleans, LA—Civic Theatre



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