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Modest Mouse

One of the biggest names in indie music today, Modest Mouse's success has been built on the back of releasing remarkablyconsistent albums in recent years. Their breakthrough can be traced back to the release of 1997's The Lonesome CrowdedWest, after which the band were picked up by Epic Records, with whom they released The Moon And Antarctica, whichtook them to a new level of popularity, thanks in part to the licensing of one song from it for commercial use by Nissan. In spiteof drummer Jeremiah Green quitting before the recording of Good News For People Who Love Bad News ...read more

One of the biggest names in indie music today, Modest Mouse's success has been built on the back of releasing remarkablyconsistent albums in recent years. Their breakthrough can be traced back to the release of 1997's The Lonesome CrowdedWest, after which the band were picked up by Epic Records, with whom they released The Moon And Antarctica, whichtook them to a new level of popularity, thanks in part to the licensing of one song from it for commercial use by Nissan. In spiteof drummer Jeremiah Green quitting before the recording of Good News For People Who Love Bad News , this saw them hita whole new demographic, thanks in part to the success of single Float On, and appearances on shows such as The O.C.The band also have the dubious achievement of having been mentioned by name in a United States Supreme Court ruling, withJustice David Souter mentioning them in the case of MGM vs. Grokster, perhaps removing any remaining indie credibilitythat they may have had left. In 2006, frontman Isaac Brock began workingwith former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr on sometracks for their new album. They ended up liking each other and Marr agreed to tour with the band supporting their new album.The album's title is We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank, and it will be released on December 19th, 2006. « hide

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LPs
We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
2007

3.6
1,283 Votes
Good News For People Who Love Bad News
2004

3.8
1,812 Votes
The Moon & Antarctica
2000

4.3
1,800 Votes
The Lonesome Crowded West
1997

4.3
1,363 Votes
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To..
1996

4.1
919 Votes
EPs
No One's First And You're Next
2009

3.6
368 Votes
Everywhere And His Nasty Parlour Tricks
2001

3.8
214 Votes
Night On The Sun
1999

4.1
49 Votes
The Fruit That Ate Itself
1998

3.4
174 Votes
Interstate 8
1996

3.8
124 Votes
Live Albums
Baron Von Bullshit Rides Again
2004

3.5
96 Votes
Compilations
Sad Sappy Sucker
2001

3.4
167 Votes
Building Nothing Out of Something
2000

4.2
361 Votes
Tube-Fruit, All Smiles And Chocolate
1993

3.4
14 Votes
Uncle Bunny Faces
1993

3.3
6 Votes

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