#5: Broken Bells – Broken Bells

Broken Bells is the brain child of Shins frontman, James Mercer, and instumental mastermind, Danger Mouse. I was pleasantly surprised when I first heard that this collaboration was taking place. I happen to be a huge fan of the Shins and respect the smooth sounds of Gnarls Barkley a great deal as well.

This album is almost exactly how I would have expected it to be. Danger Mouse makes some killer backing sounds while James Mercer crushes it with his tasty signature vocals.

There are quite a number of noteworthy tracks on this album including, but not limited to, “The High Rood,” “The Ghost Inside,” and “Trap Doors.”

I have embedded the video for “The Ghost Inside” below. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

To purchase this album from Amazon, click on the image below.

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