Album of the Week: Broken Bells

Broken Bells – “The High Road”

Danger Mouse strikes again.  This time with The Shins’ James Mercer in the self-titled debut, Broken Bells. Do I really need to say any more? Okay, the two met at a Danish music festival way back in 2004 and began secretly working on the album late 2008. The pair released “The High Road”as the debut single late December to promote the album that’s due out March 9. But the full album leaked that same month anyway. Are these things really accidental?  Hmmm, I wonder. Regardless, it’s fantastic and I love it.  Experimental and melodic, chalk it up to another Danger Mouse masterpiece. He truly is the man with the Midas touch.

2 thoughts on “Album of the Week: Broken Bells

  1. I’ve listened to this song so many times, I love it! I cannot wait to hear the whole album. Danger Mouse is slowly becoming one of my most favorite artists out there right now due to his innovative collaborations!

  2. I will faithfully not download it until it becomes real but I really love this song. It’s better than the Shins and I guess, yes, Danger Mouse does have the magic touch. It used to be that that was Timbaland… is there room for 2 Midas’? Or Mid-i

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