The Shins: Painting a Hole

The fourth preview release from their forthcoming album Heartworms, “Painting a Hole” is a refreshing burst of psychedelic energy from The Shins. With kooky catchiness, pounding drums and a divinely palatable eccentricity, it distances itself from the previous three singles—with James Mercer putting his vocals to a pointed use. It gives reason to be excited about the band’s first album since 2012.