Broken Bells- March 14, 2011


We’re super stoked about this week’s artist of the week, Broken Bells! Formed by James Mercer and Brian Burton back in 2009 in Los Angeles, Broken Bells combines a variety of sounds from their respective musical pasts.  Mercer, the lead singer and guitarist of The Shins joins forces with Burton, producer for such artists as Beck, Gorillaz, and Gnarles Barkley to create this indie rock supergroup. Their first self titled album was released back in March of 2010 and received great reviews from critics. Next up for the band, in addition to touring, is the release of their second studio album titled “Meyrin Fields” which is set for release at the end of March. We here at the Lone Scientists will be sure to snatch that up when it drops. Enjoy this week’s artist of the week!

-Lone Scientists

Our first track for you guys is one of Broken Bells’ most well known, and off of their self titled realease. Take a listen to “The High Road”

“The High Road” by Broken Bells

Our next track is off of the same album, and features a catchy piano part, and great vocals. Enjoy, “Float”

“Float” by Broken Bells

Here’s fun track today with “The Ghost Inside.”

“The Ghost Inside” by Broken Bells

We got a sneak peek off of Broken Bells’ next album for you guys today. The album is set for release March 29th, so make sure to check that out! Enjoy “Windows” off of “Meyrin Fields.”

“Windows” by Broken Bells

Our track today is “Vaporize” off of their self-titled album.  There’s a lot of cool instruments in this like the organ, trumpet and a guitar solo at the end.

“Vaporize” by Broken Bells

Another day, another great Broken Bells’ track. Take a listen to “Citizen.”

“Citizen” by Broken Bells

Our last track of the week is “Meyrin Fields,” which looks like it’s going to be released on their upcoming album. Thanks for listening this week to Broken Bells.

“Meyrin Fields” by Broken Bells


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