Modest Mouse discography

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This article contains a comprehensive discography of the American indie rock band Modest Mouse.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
NO
[4]
NZ
[5]
UK
[6]
1996 This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About - - - - - -
1997 The Lonesome Crowded West
  • Released: 18 November 1997
  • Label: Up Records
- - - - - -
2000 The Moon & Antarctica 120 - - - - -
2004 Good News for People Who Love Bad News
  • Released: 6 April 2004
  • Label: Epic Records
18 - - - - 40
2007 We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
  • Released: 20 March 2007
  • Label: Epic Records
1 12 1 22 26 47
2015 Strangers to Ourselves
  • Released: 3 March 2015
  • Label: Epic Records

Cassettes[edit]

Year Title Other information Label (Catalog)
1993 Tube-Fruit, All Smiles and Chocolate Lo-fi cassette release, only 100 copies were self-recorded by Isaac Brock. Consists of 25 very early recorded tracks. -
1993 Uncle Bunny Faces Lo-fi cassette release, less than 100 were self-recorded by Isaac Brock. Consists of 22 very early recorded tracks. -

EPs[edit]

Year Title Other information Label (Catalog)
1994 Blue Cadet-3, Do You Connect? Limited amount pressed; all songs were later included on Sad Sappy Sucker K Records IPU58
1996 Interstate 8 Contains original demo, all but 2 tracks from album are later compiled on Building Nothing Out of Something Up Records UP035
1997 The Fruit That Ate Itself K Records KLP63
1999 Night on the Sun 4-Track EP released exclusively for Japan, featuring title track "Night on the Sun" and "You're the Good Things". All songs on the vinyl release are on the Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour Tricks EP Up Records
2001 Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour Tricks Contains the entire Japan vinyl release of Night on the Sun with previously unreleased tracks which were chosen to be left off The Moon & Antarctica. Epic Records
2009 No One's First and You're Next Unreleased songs and b-sides from Good News for People Who Love Bad News, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, as well as some new tracks. Epic Records

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Other information Label
2000 Building Nothing Out of Something Contains singles and rare tracks from 1996–1998 Up Records
2001 Sad Sappy Sucker Modest Mouse's first recordings K Records

Other albums[edit]

Year Title Other information Label
2000 Night on the Sun (Japan Tour CD) Only sold on CD during the band's Japan tour. Extended version of "Night On the Sun" is featured. Versions of "Your Life" (aka "Lives"), "You're the Good Things" and "Dark Center of the Universe" are exclusive to this release. Rebel Beat Factory
2004 The Moon & Antarctica (Remastered)[10] Reissue of The Moon & Antarctica with new artwork and 4 new added tracks Epic Records
2004 Baron von Bullshit Rides Again (Live) Official live album

Singles[edit]

Year Title B-side Mediums Label (Catalog)
1996 "Broke" "Whenever I Breathe Out, You Breathe In" (Positive/Negative) 7" Sub Pop (SP0338)
1997 "A Life of Arctic Sounds" "Medication" 7" Suicide Squeeze (SSR001003)
1997 "Birds vs. Worms" "Every Penny Fed Car", "Four Fingered Fisherman" 7" Hit Or Miss
1998 "Other People's Lives" "Grey Ice Water" 7" Up Records
1998 "Never Ending Math Equation" "Workin' on Leavin' the Livin'" 7" Sub Pop (SP0436)
1998 "Whenever You See Fit" "Whenever You See Fit (DJ Dynomite D Mix)", "Whenever You See Fit" (Sientific American Mix) 12", CD Up Records/Suicide Squeeze
1999 "Heart Cooks Brain" "Shit Luck" 7" Matador Records
2004 "Float On" "I've Got It All (Most)" 7", CD Epic (076685)
2004 "Ocean Breathes Salty" "Float On (Live Studio)" CD Epic
2007 "Dashboard" "King Rat" 7", CD Epic
2007 "Missed the Boat" "Missed the Boat (radio edit)" Digital Epic
2009 "Satellite Skin" "Guilty Cocker Spaniels" 7" Epic
2009 "Autumn Beds" "Whale Song" 7" Epic
2009 "Perpetual Motion Machine" "History Sticks To Your Feet" 7" Epic
2014 "White Lies,Yellow Teeth" "Buttons To Push The Buttons" 7" Glacial Pace
2014 "Too Many Fiestas For Rueben" "Cowboy Dan" 7" Glacial Pace

Promos[edit]

Year Title Bundled with Mediums Label (Catalog)
1998 "Polar Opposites" "Heart Cooks Brain" CD Up
2000 "The Moon & Antarctica" All tracks from its same titled CD CD Epic
2005 "The World at Large" CD Epic
2007 "Dashboard" CD Epic (04969-2)
2007 "King Rat" "Fire It Up" 7" Epic

Chart singles[edit]

Year Title U.S. Hot 100 U.S. Modern Rock UK Singles Chart Album Certifications
2004 "Float On" 68 1 46 Good News for People Who Love Bad News
2004 "Ocean Breathes Salty" - 6 96
2004 "The World at Large" - - -
2007 "Dashboard" 61 5 111 We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
2007 "Missed the Boat" - 24 -
2007 "We've Got Everything" - - -
2014 "Lampshades on Fire" - 15 - Strangers to Ourselves

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/311630/modest+mouse/chart?f=305
  2. ^ http://australian-charts.com/showinterpret.asp?interpret=Modest+Mouse
  3. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/311630/modest+mouse/chart?f=309
  4. ^ http://norwegiancharts.com/showinterpret.asp?interpret=Modest+Mouse
  5. ^ http://charts.org.nz/showinterpret.asp?interpret=Modest+Mouse
  6. ^ http://www.theofficialcharts.com/artist/_/modest%20mouse/
  7. ^ a b c "Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2011-08-15.  Note: User must define 'Artist' search parameter as "Modest Mouse".
  8. ^ a b "Certified Awards Search". Music Canada. Retrieved on 15 August 2011. Note: User needs to enter "Modest Mouse" in the "Search" field, "Artist" in the "Search by" field and click the "Go" button. Select "More info" next to the relevant entry to see full certification history.
  9. ^ http://www.bpi.co.uk/certified-awards.aspx
  10. ^ Deusner, Stephen M. Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica (Expanded Edition) Album Review. Pitchfork Media, March 29, 2004. http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/record_review/19967/Modest_Mouse_The_Moon_and_Antarctica_Expanded_Edition
  11. ^ a b Mouse&format=SINGLE&go=Search&perPage=50 "Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2011-08-15.