Radio on the TV: The Shins Cover Pink Floyd on Fallon, Fleet Foxes Perform on Letterman

Last night was a great night for iconic bands on live (or slightly taped) television. We got one of our first listens to the new look Shins (who we will see soon at Deluna Fest), somewhat of a supergroup featuring lead singer James Mercer, singer/songwriter Richard Swift, Modest Mouse drummer Joe Plummer, Yuuki Matthews of Crystal Skulls, and singer/songwriter Jessica Dobson. They covered Pink Floyd’s “Breathe” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, a part of “Pink Floyd Week”, something that Fallon invented:

Also last night, Fleet Foxes gave a great performance of “Grown Ocean” off Helplessness Blues on The Late Show with David Letterman: