Comment Report abuse. Modest Mouse takes us for a trip in between space and some shitty gas station in Oklahoma for the entirety of The Moon & Antarctica, and but “The Stars Are Projectors” is the longest, most experimental track on the album.Clocking in at eight minutes, this song unfolds a universe of intricacies and plays out like a voyage through a deranged imagination, that may or may not be your own. The band released their first full-length album, This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About, on the Up label in 1996.With the release of their second album, The Lonesome Crowded West in 1997, the band's status reached new heights with a legion of fans and critical acclaim. Modest Mouse. In 2002, the band joined Cake, De La Soul, the Flaming Lips, the Hackensaw Boys and Kinky on the Unlimited Sunshine Tour.[10]. The Shins' James Mercer guests. "Float On" did not enter the Rock Songs chart, but peaked at number 24 on the, "White Lies, Yellow Teeth" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number 15 on the. After reports of bizarre guest spots, shifting producers, and the departure of … The band's final performance of 2014 took place in Inglewood, California during the annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas. Album This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About. I Came As A Rat 13. Ledger proposed an outline for a music video to the group, and with his film collective, The Masses, immediately began working on it once he had the band's approval. The album peaked at No. Two days later, Modest Mouse released the lead single "Lampshades on Fire" which debuted on Twin Cities public radio station 89.3 The Current. In 2000, Modest Mouse was signed to Epic Records and released their third album, The Moon & Antarctica. Following the success of The Moon & Antarctica, Sad Sappy Sucker was finally released in April 2001, several years after it had initially been shelved. 37 in Scotland and No. As Modest Mouse's following grew, they were courted by major-label scouts, and they eventually signed with Epic Records, who released The Moon & Antarctica in 2000. On December 16, 2014, Modest Mouse made Strangers to Ourselves available for pre-order for CD and LP formats on the Glacial Pace website and on the iTunes store. The album also included bonus track and single "King Rat", which actor Heath Ledger had known about before the track was released; the band was formally introduced to the actor while on their 2007 tour in Australia. It was not until 2001 that it was officially released. … Lead single "Dashboard" currently stands as the band's highest-charting song to date on the Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at No. "Modest Mouse on Twitter: "Glacial Pace will reissue "Building Nothing Out Of Something" and "Interstate 8" on vinyl. The album was released by Epic Records on April 6, 2004 on both CD and 180g/m² vinyl record. Album The Fruit That Ate Itself. Convenient Parking (10:54) 4. The Stars Are Projectors 10. Later that year, Green returned to the band and Weikel returned to drumming exclusively for the Helio Sequence. Alone Down There 9. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About - Modest Mouse on AllMusic - 1996 - … A Different City 7. Modest Mouse follow the unlikely success of "Float On" by recruiting former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr and gently nudging toward new directions. Mainstream recognition of Modest Mouse accelerated in 2004, with the release of Good News for People Who Love Bad News in April. The album was a harbinger of increased mainstream exposure to come; it was the band's first to chart in the United States, peaking at No. Full of hits like “best room”,”Lampshades on fire”, and “The ground walks with time in a box”. Produced by Calvin Johnson. Modest Mouse lyrics - 164 song lyrics sorted by album, including "Float On", "Gravity Rides Everything", "Baby Blue Sedan". In 2014, Modest Mouse issued the single "Lampshades on Fire" in anticipation of the release of their sixth studio album, Strangers to Ourselves, in March 2015. "Modest Mouse on Twitter: "In stores today: reissues of 'Building Nothing Out Of Something' and 'Interstate 8' on vinyl. Modest Mouse formed in 1992 in Issaquah, Washington. Produced by Steve Wold. This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About is the debut album by indie rock band Modest Mouse. After moving to Up Records,[3] Modest Mouse released two full-length albums and other recordings including the 1996 LP This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About. 1 hit on Alternative Songs, with the album itself peaking at No. Regarding the commercial, Brock stated, "People who don't have to make their living playing music can bitch about my principles while they spend their parents' money or wash dishes for some asshole. Interstate 8 is the second EP by alternative rock band Modest Mouse, released on Up Records in 1996. During this time, Modest Mouse also recorded what would have been its first album, Sad Sappy Sucker, but constant delays caused the album to be shelved and forgotten. 1 on the same publication's Alternative Songs chart. The first two full-lengths by Modest Mouse, out of print for many years, have been reissued by Isaac Brock's Glacial Pace imprint. The Shins' James Mercer guests. Since their 1996 debut This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About, the band's lineup has centered on Brock and Green. Teeth Like God's Shoeshine (0:00) 2. 03-Modest Mouse -Shit In Your Cut - (ALBUM Strangers To Ourselves 2015) The 2001 release of Sad Sappy Sucker gives fans an opportunity to see the humble beginnings of one of the Pacific Northwest's most original bands. On December 13, 2014, the title and release date were confirmed to be in early 2015. Good News for People Who Love Bad News is the fourth full-length album recorded by alternative rock band Modest Mouse. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Lonesome Crowded West - Modest Mouse on AllMusic - 1997 - Talk about original -- this band has something… Label: Rebel Beat Factory (RBFM-1240), Up Records (UP090), This page was last edited on 3 October 2020, at 03:07. "Interstate 8," "Broke," "All Night Diner," and "Sleepwalking" were later included on the Building Nothing Out of Something rarities compilation released in 2000. It contains the band's original demo, Live in Sunburst Montana, which was recorded in Isaac Brock's garage in Issaquah, Washington. The Cold Part 8. Helpful. 1 on the US Billboard 200 charts and had the hit single "Dashboard", as well as "Missed the Boat" and "We've Got Everything". In 1994, at Calvin Johnson's Dub Narcotic Studios, Modest Mouse recorded its first EP, Blue Cadet-3, Do You Connect?, which was released by K Records. The Fruit That Ate Itself Lyrics [Chorus] We'll take a drive in the wrong hand lane Bad breath talking about fresh rain The 1997 album, The Lonesome Crowded West (also recorded at Moon Studios, by Scott Swayze) served as the band's breakthrough. 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