Modest Mouse
Modest Mouse is set to release their new album, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, December 19 on Epic.

The record is Modest Mouse's follow-up to the 2004 smash hit, Good News for People Who Love Bad News>, which sold in excess of 1.5 million copies in the States.

We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank was recorded at Sweet Tea Studios in Oxford, Mississippi and features former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr. As previously reported, Marr is now an official member of Modest Mouse and will be on tour with the band.

[Published on: 8/23/06]

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mrkrinkle6884 starstarstarstarstar Wed 8/23/2006 11:26AM
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This one better be as good as my favorite(Everywhere and His Nasty Parlor Tricks).or at least bring me something not POP!!!!

Hug Wed 8/23/2006 04:40PM
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Here's hoping Marr adds some more rock sound to the band and steers them away from the Good News sound (though I did like the album) and back towards the Moon vibe.

rononeil starstarstarstarstar Wed 8/30/2006 07:59AM
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who doesnt love Oxford, MS

apehater57 Tue 9/12/2006 09:59AM
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i would like it alot more if Issac and the gang brought it back to the early days. They brought back there very original guitarist and now they have the sound of MArr which might add a more indie sound. "Building somehting our of nothing" and "This is a long drive for somebody with nothing to think about" Are amazing albums and i would love it if they simply reverted back to theri original grounds, however, you have to respect change and the direction they are going in.

offtherecord starstarstarstarstar Thu 9/21/2006 07:20AM
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aBOUT time is right i cant wiat til the tour

Anna Fri 11/3/2006 01:58PM
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i agree with you apehater i def think the earlier albums were alot better although i did like good news. cant wait till the tour!!

nillakilla22 Fri 12/15/2006 02:34PM
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No matter who ya are or what band you are in, yer usually gunna hear the scrutiny over newer albums, it just happens, no one wants to see one of their favorite bands pump out some garbage and disapoint everyone with sorry ass music, and it's because of this phobia that people put a heavy eye on 'the new stuff' For me, the album is something i'll buy first, then listen to. I liked 'Good News'. and i liked it cus it's got some damn good songs. and i know my boy will pull through this time,, no doubt bout it.