Modest Mouse – 2014 Concert Schedule
Since the 90s, Modest Mouse has remained one of the most innovative
and popular indie rock bands around. Once they released their breakthrough album, "The Lonesome Crowded West," the band continued
to reinvent and define their unique sound that fans have come to know and love. Modest Mouse is now underway on another concert
tour, allowing fans to catch a show by this revered indie band. Modest Mouse is playing at a number of venues and events in
2014, including the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg, Echo Beach at Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto, the Osheaga Festival
in Montreal, the Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford, and the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin. To see Modest Mouse during their 2014
concert tour, be sure to head over to StubHub to get your concert tickets!
About Modest Mouse
1993 by lead singer and guitarist Isaac Brock, bassist Eric Judy, and drummer Jeremiah Green, Modest Mouse began to make a
name for themselves on the indie scene with their 1996 debut album, "This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think
About." They followed up in 1997 with their second full-length album, titled "The Lonesome Crowded West," which is considered
by many to be one of the best indie albums of the 90s. In fact, the album remained a fixture on many "best of" lists, including
Pitchfork's "100 Greatest Albums of the 1990s," and Spin's "100 Greatest Albums" for the 1985-2005 timeframe. The album produced
their popular song "Trailer Trash," which helped the album breakthrough to the forefront of the indie scene.
breakthrough success of "The Lonesome Crowded West," Modest Mouse released their critically acclaimed album, "The Moon &
Antarctica," which has been hailed for its innovation and lyrical content. The album also marked Modest Mouse's first release
with a major label. Propelled by its edgy rock sound, "The Moon & Antarctica" went on to hit the number 120 position on
the Billboard 200 chart, and the number 5 position on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.
By 2004, Modest Mouse was poised
to breakthrough to the mainstream music scene with their fourth studio album, "Good News for People Who Love Bad News." The
massively popular singles "Ocean Breathes Salty" and "Float On" rocketed the album to success, and it was eventually certified
platinum, with over 1 million copies sold in the United States. In addition to its mainstream commercial success, the album
scored Modest Mouse their first Grammy nomination in the category of Best Alternative Rock Album. Following their Grammy-nominated
album, Modest Mouse released "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank" in 2006, which marked their fifth studio album. The
album quickly soared to the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. With popular singles like "We've Got Everything," "Missed
the Boat," and "Dashboard," the album was a big hit and it was later certified gold.
Modest Mouse's Breakthrough
After Modest Mouse released their second studio album, "The Lonesome Crowded West," they were a breakthrough
success in the indie world. Garnering somewhat of a cult following, the album has been hailed as being one of the best indie
rock albums of its time. The album's song, "Trailer Trash," was even listed as one of the "200 Greatest Songs of the Decade"
by Pitchfork. After establishing themselves with their breakthrough album, Modest Mouse went on to garner even more critical
acclaim with their albums that followed, including "The Moon & Antarctica" and "Good News for People Who Love Bad News."
Released in 2000, "The Moon & Antarctica" came to further define Modest Mouse's unique sound, and it charted on the Billboard
200 chart. "Good News for People Who Love Bad News" was also a huge hit with fans, and it launched Modest Mouse to the mainstream
with singles like "Float On" and "Ocean Breathes Salty." Their next album, "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank," proved
to also be a success, with a number 1 position on the Billboard 200 chart. Since their initial breakthrough, Modest Mouse
continues to remain a prominent figure within the world of indie rock music.
Modest Mouse Trivia
released a documentary based on which Modest Mouse album?
Pitchfork.tv released a documentary based on Modest Mouse's
breakthrough album, "The Lonesome Crowded West." The documentary, which includes nostalgic footage from studio sessions, interviews,
and performances, has become a favorite among fans.
Modest Mouse's extraordinary rise to
fame has taken them from the indie scene to mainstream music, with popular hits like "Ocean Breathes Salty" and "Float On."
They have continued to remain true to their indie roots, and generations of fans keep coming back for their stellar live shows.
When Modest Mouse visits a venue near you on their tour, you will get to hear all of their timeless classics performed live.
Be sure to check out Modest Mouse's exciting show when they make a stop at a city near you.