For the longest time, singer-songwriter Isaac Brock seemed to exist solely to defy the established rules, forging forward on sheer momentum and ingenuity. Even pavement looked relatively ordinary in comparison to the band's early releases like 1996's This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About and 1997's The Lonesome Crowded West.
The prevailing mood is that modest Mouse has pulled off something extraordinary here: a well-rounded, lovable record that doesn't sound anything like David Gray. A relaxed mood prevails, not so much in volume but in attitude. But on good news for people who love bad news, the frontman sounds like he's finally touching the earth, and the band--minus founding member and drummer Jeremiah Green--follows suit.
We Were Dead Before The Ship Even SankWe were dead before the ship even sank is a new chapter in Modest Mouse's career with the new infusion of Johnny Marr and the extra percussion muscle brought by Plummer and Peloso. The new album features several songs that the band played live during their 2-week-long sold-out runs in LA and NY, including the instant radio hit ''Dashboard.
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The Lonesome Crowded WestIncludes "heart cooks Brain" and "Bankrupt On Selling". Shrink-wrapped. Sprawling 1997 album! Rambling rock 'n' brooding acoustics from the Washington wonders. Shrink-wrapped. Modest mouse we were dead the ship even sank.
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No One's First, and You're Next2009 cd ep from the American Alt-Rockers. Modest mouse we were dead the ship even sank. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. No one's first & you're next features unreleased tracks and b-sides from sessions recorded for the band's previous two studio albums, Good News for People Who Love Bad News 2004 and We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank 2007.
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MelophobiaThe album remained on the billboard 200 chart for an astounding 73 consecutive weeks and produced three Top 5 singles at Alternative Radio, including the massive hit "Ain't No Rest For The Wicked. This coming september cage the elephant will bring their raucous live show to arena audiences across the US for a run of dates with Muse.
8th on rCA Records. Their acclaimed self-titled debut album was released in 2009 and has sold over 550, 000 copies to date. The new album was recorded in Nashville, TN and reunites the band with producer Jay Joyce who produced the group s prior two releases. The new album is the follow up to 2011's acclaimed sophomore album Thank You Happy Birthday, which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and has over 250, 000 copies to date.
Cage the elephant's eagerly anticipated third full-length album, Melophobia, will be released Oct. Modest mouse we were dead the ship even sank. Shrink-wrapped. See below for a complete list of upcoming dates. Shrink-wrapped. Rolling stone, new york times, la times, usa Today, and Entertainment Weekly praised the release as "one of the best rock albums of the year.
The album also spawned the hit single "Shake Me Down" which spent six weeks at #1 at Alternative radio.
Hot FussThe first part of the trilogy, "leave the Bourbon On The Shelf", will, you can be sure, make an appearance at some point in the future. These eleven tracks span from the "very vegas – like ziggy came to town" first proper single release "Somebody Told Me";"Mr Brightside" - a tale of jealousy that depicts that moment in a relationship when you realize that your other half might be playing away and this thought takes up residence in your psyche feeding the worst fears and visualisations your imagination can then throw at you.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Hot fuss features eleven nuggets of reel-you-in storytelling genius and musical nectar. Modest mouse we were dead the ship even sank. These two are connected by the story of a murder of a girl by her jealous boyfriend. Elsewhere, meanwhile: "on top" celebrates where brandon feels the band is at, while stalker’s tale "Andy You’re A Star" and "All These Things That I’ve Done, " saw Flowers realise his dream of using a gospel choir in their recordings.
It’s a deliciously ambitious series that! belies the band’s tender years. Killers the hot fuss. You’ll find two-thirds of a murder trilogy in "midnight Show", in Pulp days at least, which starts off harking back to "Lipgloss" before veering into far darker territory than old Jarvis would ever have flirted with, and "Jenny".