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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 releasingremarkablyconsistent albums in recent years. Their breakthrough can be traced back to the release of 1997's The LonesomeCrowdedWest, 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. Inspiteof 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 releasingremarkablyconsistent albums in recent years. Their breakthrough can be traced back to the release of 1997's The LonesomeCrowdedWest, 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. Inspiteof drummer Jeremiah Green quitting before the recording of Good News For People Who Love Bad News , this saw themhita whole new demographic, thanks in part to the success of single Float On, and appearances on shows such as The O.C.Theband also have the dubious achievement of having been mentioned by name in a United States Supreme Court ruling, withJusticeDavid Souter mentioning them in the case of MGM vs. Grokster, perhaps removing any remaining indie credibilitythat theymay have had left. In 2006, frontman Isaac Brock began workingwith former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr on sometracks for theirnew album. They ended up liking each other and Marr agreed to tour with the band supporting their new album.The album's title isWe Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank, and it will be released on December 19th, 2006. « hide

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LPs
Strangers to Ourselves
2015

3.2
481 Votes
We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
2007

3.6
1,573 Votes
Good News for People Who Love Bad News
2004

3.8
2,213 Votes
The Moon & Antarctica
2000

4.3
2,314 Votes
The Lonesome Crowded West
1997

4.4
1,881 Votes
This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About
1996

4.2
1,291 Votes
EPs
No One's First, and You're Next
2009

3.6
451 Votes
Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour Tricks
2001

3.8
287 Votes
Night on the Sun
1999

3.9
83 Votes
The Fruit That Ate Itself
1997

3.4
224 Votes
Interstate 8
1996

3.9
180 Votes
Blue Cadet-3, Do You Connect?
1994

3.1
9 Votes
Live Albums
Baron von Bullshit Rides Again
2004

3.5
112 Votes
Compilations
Sad Sappy Sucker
2001

3.3
209 Votes
Building Nothing Out of Something
2000

4.2
477 Votes
Sad Sappy Sucker Chokin On A Mouthful Of...
1994

2.6
6 Votes
Uncle Bunny Faces
1993

2.7
8 Votes
Tube-Fruit, All Smiles and Chocolate
1993

3.2
15 Votes

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