Modest Mouse are streaming their new album on Spotify and if that wasn’t enough they’re also giving a track by track commentary.
The band give a short description of each song, explaining how the track was written or what the tune is about.
The American indie rockers released their new album Strangers to Ourselves a few days ago, after delaying the release for two weeks.
The Washington band released their debut LP in 1996, their forthcoming record will be their sixth studio album. Fans have been waiting patiently for this record, Modest Mouses’ last material No One’s First and You’re Next was released nearly six years ago.
Strangers to Ourselves was recorded at Issac Brock’s (singer) very own recording studio ‘Ice Cream Party’ in Portland, Oregen. The frontman also co-produced the record.
The LP has numerous guest features including The Shins’ James Mercer, Grandaddy’s Jim Fairchild, and Cold War Kids’ Dann Gallucci.
Modest Mouse have released four tracks from the album so far, ‘The Ground Walks, With Time In A Box’ , ‘Lampshades On Fire’ (excellent name), ‘Coyotes’ and ‘The Best Room’.
1. Strangers to Ourselves
2. Lampshades on Fire
3. Shit in Your Cut
4. Pistol (A. Cunanan, Miami, FL. 1996)
6. The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box
8. Pups to Dust
9 Sugar Boats
10. Wicked Campaign
11. Be Brave
12. God is an Indian and You’re an Asshole
13. The Tortoise and the Tourist
14. The Best Room
15. Of Course We Know