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WATCH: Broken Bells Release New Video For “After The Disco”

October 12th, 2014
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Broken Bells just released a video for their song “After the Disco”. The album the song came off of shares its title and was released this past February.
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Broken Bells w Hamilton Leithauser @ Central Park Rumsey Playfield 09/26

July 3rd, 2014
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James Mercer and Brian Burton formed the indie rock duo Broken Bells. The group began when Burton and Mercer met at the 2004 Roskilde Festival. In 2008 the two began working together, but didn’t formally announced the project until the following year. They released their debut Broken Bells in 2010. The next year the band released Meyrin Fields, an EP. Their second full-length After the Disco was released in 2014. The album included the song “Holding on for Life”, which the band also performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Mercer is also known for his role as the lead singer of the indie band The Shins and Burton also performs under the stage name Danger Mouse. They worked together on the track “Insane Lullaby” off of Dark Night of the Soul by Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Broken Bells with Hamilton Leithauser at Central Park Rumsey Playfield
Central Park, New York, NY 10021

Time: 7:30 PM

All Ages

Tickets: $41

By Zoe Marquedant Posted in New York City , , ,

Broken Bells w/ Hamilton Leithauser @ Electric Factory 9/27

July 2nd, 2014
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Broken Bells are headed out on a fall tour that will see them traveling around North America throughout August, September, and October. They’ll be here in Philly in September when they perform at The Electric Factory. Providing support will be Hamilton Leithauser (formerly of The Walkmen). Catch Broken Bells when they hit the stage on September 27th!

The masterminds behind Broken Bells, James Mercer (of The Shins) and super producer Danger Mouse, released their sophomore album earlier this year. After the Disco was the much anticipated follow up to 2010’s self-titled release. This was the duo’s first release since their 2011 EP Meyrin Fields. Broken Bells played a show at The Troc back in March. Their last Philly performance featured a mix of old songs and new songs, so we can expect much of the same at their upcoming gig.

This time, Hamilton Leithauser will be providing support. The former frontman for The Walkmen released his debut solo album, Black Hours, in the beginning of June. Danger Mouse isn’t the only one collaborating with The Shins. Leithauser’s new album features various collaborations including Richard Shift of The Shins. Leithauser has been on his own since The Walkmen announced they would be going on an “extreme hiatus” in November 2013. He performed a Free at Noon at World Cafe Live in May and he had a performanceat Prince Music Theater in June. Catch Hamilton Leithauser when he opens for Broken Bells in September!

Broken Bells w/ Hamilton Leithauser @ Electric Factory

Saturday, September 27

Show @ 8:30 PM

Tickets $30.50

By Jackie VanZelst Posted in Philadelphia , ,

Broken Bells Announce Summer 2014 Tour Dates

April 21st, 2014
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Following the debut of Broken Bells sophomore album, After the Disco, at #5 on the Billboard charts, the indie rock duo hit the road, and just finished a stellar set at Coachella as one of the fest’s Sideshow Acts. Now Danger Mouse and James Mercer, the proficient twosome behind Broken Bells, have announced additional tour dates that get started in June.
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Broken Bells – After the Disco

February 4th, 2014
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Not Fade Away

When indie darling super-duo Broken Bells released their self-titled debut in 2010, the music world collectively geeked out over the collaboration: take Danger Mouse (aka producer Brian Burton) and his danceable beats, throw them against The Shins frontman James Mercer’s mellow acoustic crooning, and you get a quietly dynamic blend of smooth pop. After the Disco continues the duo’s partnership, shifting it just a little further into the realm of the electronic, while still keeping Mercer’s melodic guitar and quavery tenor. Read more…

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WATCH: Metronomy Release New Music Video for “I’m Aquarius”

December 22nd, 2013
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On the heels of their fourth studio album, the English-born band look to build some buzz in their video for “I’m Aquarius”. Read more…

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WATCH: Broken Bells Release New Music Video for “Holding On For Life”

December 6th, 2013
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James Mercer and Danger Mouse have just released the visual journey that is meant to supplement their track “Holding On For Life”.
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Broken Bells Release After The Disco Part Two: Holding On For Life

November 21st, 2013
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Broken Bells have released the second installment of their mini film for their upcoming album After The Disco, entitled “Part Two: Holding On For Life.”

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Broken Bells Announces Winter 2014 Tour Dates

November 18th, 2013
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Not long after their sophomore album After the Disco drops, in January, Danger Mouse and The Shins’ James Mercer will put their Broken Bells game face on and hit the road.
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LISTEN: Broken Bells New Song “Holding on For Life”

November 4th, 2013
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Broken Bells released a new song off their upcoming album After The Disco, entitled “Holding on For Life.”

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