Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank

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Album Review

Release date: 20 March 2007

Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank

Modest Mouse

We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank

Before you get too excited about Johnny Marr joining Modest Mouse, remember that his last album was not ‘Strangeways, Here We Come’ but The Healers’ wretched ‘Boomslang’, while Modest Mouse have been making quirky indie tunes for aeons that you’d be hard pushed to hum. Thankfully, ‘We Were Dead…’ – all buffeting sea-shanties and squiffy art-rock anthems – is a spirited...

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  • Apr 4, 2007

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