Modest Mouse Sets Release Date for New Album.
NEW YORK -- The new Modest Mouse album, We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank, is set for release on Epic Records on March 20. The new album was produced by Dennis Herring (Good News for People Who Love Bad News) and recorded in Oxford, Mississippi at Sweet Tea studios and Portland, OR at Audio Alchemy. We Were Dead is the follow up to the band's 2004 album Good News For People Who Love Bad News which included the hit "Float On," has sold over 1.5 million copies and earned the band two Grammy nominations.
The newly released first single, "Dashboard," has already shot to # 8 at Alternative radio and is in the Top 20 at AAA radio. The new video was directed by Motion Theory (Beck "Girl", HP JayZ ads). Pre-orders of the album began at iTunes on January 30 and immediately entered the Top 10 on the Album Chart. All those who pre-order the album will receive "Dashboard" immediately as well as a clip of "The Making of the Dashboard video."
Modest Mouse will embark on some US pre-release dates in March (below) and announce plans of a World Tour shortly.
Upcoming Tour Dates: March 10 - Mexico City Foro Sol March 14 - Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom March 15 - Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom March 16 - Missoula, MT Missoula Univ Theater March 18 - Sioux Falls, SD Ramkota Exhibit Hall March 19 - Fargo, ND Play Maker's Pavilion Modest Mouse is: Isaac Brock, Eric Judy, Jeremiah Green, Johnny Marr, Tom Peloso, Joe Plummer Full track listing for We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank: 1) March Into the Sea 2) Dashboard 3) Fire It Up 4) Florida 5) Parting of the Sensory 6) Missed The Boat 7) We've Got Everything 8) Fly Trapped in a Jar 9) Education 10) Little Motel 11) Steam Engenius 12) Spitting Venom 13) People as Places as People 14) Invisible
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|Article Type:||Sound recording review|
|Date:||Feb 23, 2007|
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