Perfect World

Album: After The Disco (2014)
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  • Broken Bells are an indie rock duo comprising vocalist James Mercer of The Shins and producer Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton. This is the opening track from their After The Disco album. Mercer told NME: "Brian's beat gives this a Joy Division feel." He added: "Lyrically, it's about accepting that life isn't perfect but seeing the beauty in that."

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