[pullquote quote=”The themes on Port of Morrow are Love and the dual nature of life – the beautiful and the grotesque.” credit=”James Mercer”]James Mercer has returned with a retooled version of The Shins and album, Port Of Morrow, the long awaited follow-up to 2007-s Grammy-nominated gold-certified Wincing The Night Away. Due out tomorrow, March 20, the band plan to celebrate the new release by playing a special Live on Letterman webcast concert – LIVE from the Ed Sullivan Theater.

Continue below to stream the new album in full, get details about their performance at Bonnaroo, get the secret behing clapping butter and watch an exclusive interview and performance with frontman James Mercer.

shins launch James Mercer Performs Songs From Port of Morrow In Studio, Streams New Album Early [Watch, Listen]

[photogallerylink id=118866 align=left]Ahead of the album’s release, you can stream all 10 tracks from Port of Morrow on iTunes until the album’s release on March 20.

Find out what the band has in store for fans when the webcast kicks off tomorrow.

Don’t forget to tune in to cbs.com/liveonletterman at 9pm ET (6pm PT) this Tuesday, March 20th to see The Shins perform Live on Letterman in this special concert webcast event.

Port Of Morrow Tracklist:
01. The Rifle’s Spiral
02. Simple Song
03. It’s Only Life
04. Bait and Switch
05. September
06. No Way Down
07. Fall of ’82
08. For A Fool
09. 40 Mark Strasse
10. Port of Morrow

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