The Shins - Wincing The Night Away

The Shins
Wincing The Night Away
Label: Sub Pop ‎– SP 705
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, and poster Vinyl, 7", Single
Country: US
Date of released: 23 Jan 2007
Category: Rock
Style: Indie Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sleeping Lessons 3:58
A2 Australia 3:56
A3 Pam Berry 0:56
A4 Phantom Limb
Backing Vocals – Anita Robinson
A5 Sea Legs 5:22
B1 Red Rabbits
Steel Guitar [Lap Steel] – Chris FunkViolin – Paloma Griffin
B2 Turn On Me
Backing Vocals – Anita Robinson
B3 Black Wave 3:19
B4 Spilt Needles 3:45
B5 Girl Sailor
Piano, Backing Vocals – Eric Johnson*
B6 A Comet Appears
French Horn – Niels GallawaySteel Guitar [Lap Steel], Dulcimer [Hammered Dulcimer], Bouzouki – Chris Funk
C1 Nothing At All
D1 Split Needles (Alt. Version)

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Supernatural Sound
  • Recorded At – The Aural Apothecary
  • Recorded At – Avast! Recording Co.
  • Mastered At – Golden Mastering
  • Mastered At – Record Technology Incorporated – 15184


  • Engineer – Brian Deck, Hiro Ninagawa, Lars Fox, Sean Flora
  • Lacquer Cut By – John Golden
  • Mastered By – Emily Lazar, Sarah Register
  • Producer – James Mercer
  • Producer [Additional Production] – Phil Ek (tracks: A2, A4, B5)
  • Producer, Mixed By – Joe Chiccarelli
  • Written-By – James Mercer


Recorded at Supernatural Sound, Oregon City, OR; The Aural Apothecary, Portland, OR; and Avast! 2 in Seattle, WA.

Includes coloured inner sleeve with song lyrics.
Includes a printed code for a licensed MP3 download from Sub Pop.
Includes a fold-out promo poster from Sub Pop.

Initial pressing had a free single of 'Nothing at All' included in the package

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 098787070514
  • Matrix / Runout (A): SP-705-A RE1 GOLDEN 15184.1
  • Matrix / Runout (B): SP-705-B RE1 GOLDEN 15184.2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP 705 The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(LP, Album) Sub Pop SP 705 US 2007
SP705 The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(Cass, Album, Lim) Sub Pop SP705 US 2016
SP 705 The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Sil) Sub Pop SP 705 US 2018
705 The Shins Wincing the Night Away ‎(LP, Album, RE) Sub Pop 705 US 2016
51011 9451 2, TRANS047CD The Shins Wincing The Night Away ‎(CD, Album) Sub Pop, Transgressive Records 51011 9451 2, TRANS047CD UK & Europe 2007