The Shins - New Slang [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

  • Published: 14 May 2008
  • Chutes Too Narrow (Release Date: 10/21/03)

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  • ScottDubs 1234
    ScottDubs 1234  12 hours back

    Just rediscovered this watching season 4 episode 12 of the sopranos.

    • Ashley Sapp
      Ashley Sapp  1 days back

      No, to new slang. Just get cut short. Seriously.

      • David Rich
        David Rich  1 days back

        I saw these guys in st.johns while having a beer

        • Jason Signor
          Jason Signor  2 days back

          Elliott Smith vibe

          • rc che
            rc che  4 days back

            I must be the only one who doesn't find this song depressing.

            • EmpireYellow1
              EmpireYellow1  4 days back

              This song, I fell in love with my ex boyfriend, Logan, to this song. He played them for weeks when we first met

              • Wilson Allender
                Wilson Allender  4 days back

                The shins never made a bad album

                • Adam Gliddon
                  Adam Gliddon  4 days back

                  Garden State soundtrack is still one of the best road trip albums of all time.

                  • John G
                    John G  5 days back


                    • Paul Mendoza
                      Paul Mendoza  1 weeks back

                      First time hearing this in 10 years, probably. Timeless tune!

                      • Jose Castro
                        Jose Castro  2 weeks back

                        youll blow a bunch of dudes and turn into a lesbian

                        • Jose Castro
                          Jose Castro  2 weeks back

                          seth rogen brought me here

                          • Kyla Johnston
                            Kyla Johnston  2 weeks back

                            thts the girl from american next top model love tht girl atheist queen

                            • JediOldSchool
                              JediOldSchool  2 weeks back

                              I Love this video (and the song, of course). The videoclip is full of references and tributes to great music records (Minutemen, Slint, Husker Du, etc). Amazing. Simple amazing.

                              • kirsty
                                kirsty  3 weeks back

                                James' voice makes me feel so sleepy and I don't know if that's good or bad lmao.

                                • Daniel Stockel
                                  Daniel Stockel  3 weeks back

                                  Anyone listening in 2019?

                                  • John G
                                    John G  5 days back


                                • Robbie Partington
                                  Robbie Partington  3 weeks back

                                  Great song, budget ass video XD

                                  • Christi Nash
                                    Christi Nash  3 weeks back

                                    After I had a miscarriage my ex sent me a CD (what's that?) of this being the first song, when I had left him to live with my mom. I don't know if that contributes to my love of this song. Or the Medieval feel of saying they cut their thumbs and bleed into their buns. BUT much like the song "White Winter Hymnal" this song evokes a weird nostalgic birth love death that probably affects a bunch of people. I associate it a lot with White Winter Hymnal. Or from earlier generations, The Boxer and California Dreamin. It's a technique I know it but I still love it like a ho marrying a player.

                                    • loneWolf.9
                                      loneWolf.9  3 weeks back

                                      Ugh I really love this calms my anger

                                      • lane99
                                        lane99  3 weeks back

                                        Contrary to the what the description of this video says, this song is not from the album "Chutes Too Narrow". Chutes Too Narrow, incidentally, is one of the best albums ever.

                                        • deepfield23
                                          deepfield23  3 weeks back

                                          Ten years ago Scrubs got me here.

                                          • Isaiah Tait
                                            Isaiah Tait  3 weeks back

                                            lovin the minutemen and slint references in this video

                                            • Erin Ryuu
                                              Erin Ryuu  3 weeks back

                                              There are some epic record cover references: husker du, the replacements, slowdive, minutemen, slint. My god, so good.

                                              • jula9rtyu
                                                jula9rtyu  3 weeks back

                                                I noticed the slint one but now just looked up the others. clever idea. the minutemen one with the san pedro sign is pretty funny!

                                            • Chris Leyba
                                              Chris Leyba  3 weeks back

                                              This is the weakest shit ever from Burque!

                                              • Jon Bristol
                                                Jon Bristol  3 weeks back

                                                One of the best songs ever written? I think so

                                                • Victor Gandon
                                                  Victor Gandon  4 weeks back

                                                  0:21 Spiderland - Slint

                                                  • Subatomic Summer
                                                    Subatomic Summer  4 weeks back

                                                    How young is he oml

                                                    • Suburban Downe
                                                      Suburban Downe  4 weeks back

                                                      You are a very large geniuses, mercer and friends.

                                                      • Dom DelaWeeds
                                                        Dom DelaWeeds  4 weeks back

                                                        ❤ 🌎 ✌️

                                                        • the xsess kid
                                                          the xsess kid  4 weeks back


                                                          • Eduarda Sampaio
                                                            Eduarda Sampaio  4 weeks back


                                                            Gold teeth and a curse for this town
                                                            Were all in my mouth
                                                            Only, I don't know how they got out, dear
                                                            Turn me back into the pet
                                                            I was when we met
                                                            I was happier then with no mindset

                                                            And if you'd took to me like a
                                                            Gull takes to the wind
                                                            Oh, I'd a-jumped from my trees
                                                            And I'd a-danced like the king of the eyesores
                                                            And the rest of our lives would have fared well

                                                            New slang when you notice the stripes
                                                            The dirt in your fries
                                                            Hope it's right when you die, old and bony
                                                            Dawn breaks like a bull through the hall
                                                            Never should have called
                                                            But my head's to the wall and I'm lonely

                                                            And if you'd took to me like a
                                                            Gull takes to the wind
                                                            Well, I'd a-jumped from my trees
                                                            And I'd a-danced like the kind of the eyesores
                                                            And the rest of our lives would have fared well

                                                            God speed all the bakers at dawn
                                                            May they all cut their thumbs
                                                            And bleed into their buns 'till they melt away

                                                            I'm looking in on the good life I might be doomed never to find
                                                            Without a trust or flaming fields am I too dumb to refine?
                                                            And if you'd 'a took to me like, well
                                                            I'd a-danced like the queen of the eyesores
                                                            And the rest of our lives would have fared well

                                                            • bao s
                                                              bao s  4 weeks back

                                                              i'd already tried to end time once, and when i was all prepared to go to sleepy time forever this came on my mix.. i was living with a friend in a house by a lake. i walked out and looked at the water... anyways here i am 16 years later

                                                              • Raihan Kabir Fahim
                                                                Raihan Kabir Fahim  4 weeks back

                                                                This comment section is awesome and this song is perfect <3

                                                                • vazak11
                                                                  vazak11  4 weeks back


                                                                  • Daniel Elliott
                                                                    Daniel Elliott  1 months back

                                                                    Son, so there is some guy still making fun of another man for turning into a lady.

                                                                    • Liam Rodden
                                                                      Liam Rodden  1 months back

                                                                      it shows no mercy of being an add

                                                                      • Daniel Elliott
                                                                        Daniel Elliott  1 months back

                                                                        I love you guys.

                                                                        • nived patel
                                                                          nived patel  1 months back


                                                                          • Justin Reyes
                                                                            Justin Reyes  1 months back

                                                                            He's gonna be one of those missed poets

                                                                            • David Chavez
                                                                              David Chavez  1 months back


                                                                              • brauneskamo
                                                                                brauneskamo  1 months back

                                                                                The singer is the geek I would've wanted to date in high school or early college. So cute!

                                                                                • K R
                                                                                  K R  1 months back

                                                                                  Listening to this for the first time again after so many years makes me feel like I've been focusing on the wrong things in my life for a long time now and maybe, just maybe, I wasn't so naive when I was so much younger, it's just that everyone else was wrong and I should have listened to my own inner voice.

                                                                                  • Joshua Powers
                                                                                    Joshua Powers  1 months back

                                                                                    The perfect driving song

                                                                                    • Luana Lago
                                                                                      Luana Lago  1 months back

                                                                                      "Listen to this song, it will change your life"

                                                                                      • Micah Williams
                                                                                        Micah Williams  1 months back

                                                                                        I grew up in Albuquerque and live an ocean away now.. This song and video make me tear up missing my very strange home. I don't think any other song exists that captures the feeling of the city quite like this one does, and the video just adds onto that feeling immensely. <3

                                                                                        • RAS 123
                                                                                          RAS 123  1 months back

                                                                                          Micah Williams greetings from California. Thanks for the update.

                                                                                        • Micah Williams
                                                                                          Micah Williams  1 months back

                                                                                          @RAS 123 Actually, after consulting Genius, the song is indeed actually about Albuquerque.

                                                                                        • Micah Williams
                                                                                          Micah Williams  1 months back

                                                                                          @RAS 123 Not "about Albuquerque" exactly, but the lyrical theme and mood is very, very Albuquerque, and not to mention the whole music video is shot there.
                                                                                          (The Shins are originally from ABQ)

                                                                                        • RAS 123
                                                                                          RAS 123  1 months back

                                                                                          Micah Williams is the song about Albuquerque?

                                                                                      • 리간고
                                                                                        리간고  1 months back


                                                                                        • arielatomhc
                                                                                          arielatomhc  1 months back

                                                                                          I think its a song about acceptance. ""Im looking in on the good life I might be doomed never to find"" Its like oh well that will do lets go out and mess about and have fun.

                                                                                          • arielatomhc
                                                                                            arielatomhc  2 months back

                                                                                            12 million views. I am so glad this song and the shins got that much, they deserve it.