Broken Bells

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    Broken Bells photo 2013

Broken Bells Biography

Based in Los Angeles, California USA, the Alternative-Rock act Broken Bells is a recording project from The Shins' James Mercer and Brian Burton -- AKA Danger Mouse --.

Their eponymous debut album, which featured Mercer on vocals + guitars & bass while Danger Mouse plays piano + synths & drums, was released in March 2010, it peaked at #7 on The Billboard 200 and at #16 on the Top Canadian Albums chart. The first single, "The High Road", hit #10 on The Hot Modern Rock list and its follow-up, "The Ghost Inside", reached #22 on the same chart.

In February 2014 Broken Bells put out their sophomore album, "After The Disco", which reached the top 10 of The Billboard 200 in its release week; the 11-song set includes the Alternative Songs top 20 hit "Holding On For Life".

 

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    James Mercer and Brian Burton in 2010