The World at Large

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"The World at Large"
Single by Modest Mouse
from the album Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Released 2005
Format CD
Recorded 2003
Genre Indie rock
Length 4:32
Label Epic
Writer(s) Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci, Eric Judy, and Benjamin Weikel
Producer(s) Dennis Herring
Modest Mouse chronology
"Ocean Breathes Salty"
"The World at Large"

"The World at Large" is the third promo release by indie rock band Modest Mouse. It was recorded in 2003 and was featured on their album Good News for People Who Love Bad News. It was not until after the album's release that Isaac Brock and the band decided to release it as a promo. The song was featured in The OC in episode 7 of season 2.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The World at Large" – 4:32


  • Isaac Brock - Vocals, Rhodes, Whistle, Piano
  • Eric Judy - Acoustic Guitar, Percussion
  • Dann Gallucci - Guitar, Mellotron, Timpani, Percussion
  • Benjamin Weikel - Drums

Music video[edit]

A music video for The World at Large was included on the Dualdisc edition of Good News for People Who Love Bad News. It is titled "Stiff Animal Fantasy" and was directed by Jason Foster. The video is a stop-motion film that features stuffed animal characters. It depicts a fox's interactions with other animals and eventually a human.