Interview Exclusive: James Mercer Of The Shins Preps For “Live On Letterman” Concert Webcast – March 20th at 9pm ET on CBS.com


[pullquote quote=”We’ve never done anything as elaborate as this.” credit=”James Mercer, on playing ‘Live on Letterman'”]Port Of Morrow is the title of the hotly-anticipated new album from indie rock superstars [lastfm]The Shins[/lastfm]. Due out on Tuesday, March 20th on Columbia Records, the band plan to celebrate their new release by playing a special Live on Letterman webcast concert – LIVE from the Ed Sullivan Theater in the heart of New York City’s Times Square. Click through here for our exclusive interview with The Shins frontman James Mercer and find out what the band has in store for fans when the webcast kicks off at 9pm ET at CBS.com.

[pullquote quote=”I was quite nervous the first time. It’s kind of a mix of excitement and dread.” credit=”on playing The Late Show for the first time”]Hit play below to hear Mercer tell stories of his first time playing the Late Show with David Letterman (“I was scared”), as well as his recipe for a good concert. Mercer also comments on the themes found on Port Of Morrow, a record that revolves around thoughts on love, family, homelife and the duality of life.

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Tune in to cbs.com/liveonletterman at 9pm ET (6pm PT) on Tuesday, March 20th to see [lastfm]The Shins[/lastfm] perform Live on Letterman in this special concert webcast event.

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11 Responses to Interview Exclusive: James Mercer Of The Shins Preps For “Live On Letterman” Concert Webcast – March 20th at 9pm ET on CBS.com

  1. Peter Mishu says:

    James doesn’t have the patience to play or attend long shows.

  2. Art Dirla says:

    He doesn’t have patience for long shows, even just being in the audience.

  3. Jared Chalfin says:

    He doesn’t have patience for long performances, both as an audience member or on stage playing.

  4. Dillon says:

    James doesn’t have the patience for long performances, even if he’s only watching.

  5. Joseph Giovinazzo says:

    He doesn’t have the patience for long shows, even as an audience member

  6. Ashley D says:

    He doesn’t have the patience for them. Keeping it to the hits!

  7. Sarah Jankowski says:

    Hey! James says that he doesn’t have the patience to watch or play long performances. But we love watching him, so we’re excited for everything we can get! Live on Letterman will be the perfect venue.

  8. Sarah Jankowski says:

    Hey! James doesn’t have the patience for long performances and doesn’t like them much, but we sure do like hearing him. Live on Letterman will be the perfect venue and concert – all hits!

  9. iamvlad2013 says:

    He doesn’t have the patience to play or attend long shows, even when he is watching a show!

  10. Paula says:

    He doesn’t have patience for long performances, either as a performer or as an audience member

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