The Shins: Video Premiere for “Half a Million”

The Shins released a brand new video for “Half a Million,” located above. The track is taken from their album Heartworms which was released on March 10, 2017 via Columbia Records. Filmed on a white backdrop, edited, then printed out. “Half A Million” was created with 5,566 stickers, hand cut from the 4,868 frames and animated by sticking them down on top of each other at each of the 40+ locations.

Heartworms is the Shins’ first studio album in five years. Produced by James Mercer, the album peaked at #20 on the Billboard 200, #19 in the UK, #16 in Australia and #2 in New Zealand.