Monday, January 5, 2015

Modest Mouse album coming this spring

Modest Mouse has announced its first new studio album in eight years, Strangers to Ourselves, out March 3 on Epic.

Pre-orders on iTunes and Amazon include an instant download of "Lampshades On Fire." Special pre-order packages of the physical album are available on the band's webstore. Modest Mouse will tour extensively in 2015. More details to be announced.

Modest Mouse's 2007 studio album, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, featuring Johnny Marr, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. More recently, the band has headlined festivals such as Governors Ball, Reading, Leeds, Sasquatch, among others, and toured worldwide.

In 2009, they released a collection unreleased songs and b-sides, No One's First, And You're Next, and, in 2012, they premiered a 45-minute documentary on the making of The Lonesome Crowded West.

Since playing Coachella in 2013, the group headlined Fun Fun Fun Fest and re-released their critically-acclaimed albums This Is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About and The Lonesome Crowded West, on Glacial Pace.

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