Final night time, the Shins kicked off their Oh, Inverted World twenty first birthday tour in San Francisco on the Warfield. Throughout the set, the band lined Stone Temple Pilots’ Purple traditional “Vasoline.” Stunning selection, contemplating how the 2 acts have such distinctly completely different vibes — and eras, for that matter. Additionally, catch James Mercer studying the lyrics off of his cellphone. They nailed it, although.
The Shins will choose again up on July 15 on the Memorial Auditorium in Sacramento and finish in Portland on the Pioneer Courthouse Sq. on September 16. Watch their “Vasoline” cowl beneath by way of some fan-shot footage.