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James Mercer

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Birthday
26, 1970
Birthplace
Honolulu, HI
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1970 (age 47)
Birthplace
Honolulu, HI

About

Founder, guitarist, and singer-songwriter for the rock group The Shins. He has also been involved with the group Broken Bells, among other projects.

Before Fame

He traveled a lot as a child because his father was in the U.S. Air Force. His first serious band was called Blues Roof Dinner.

Trivia

He sang backup vocals on several tracks on Modest Mouse's album We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank.

Family Life

He married designer Marisa Kula in 2006; they have three daughters together.

Associated With

His music is heavily featured in Zach Braff's directorial debut Garden State.