a band with lyrics full of ironies and paradoxes such as "night on the sun" , "good times are killing me" however they do have an innovative sound and highly clever lyrics with sweet one liners for those 16 year old bloggers. However they are not indie. at least not anymore. they are signed to Sony Bmg music. they are a main stream band however this isn't to say anything bad about their high quality.
modest mouse is a great band man, I'm kind of sad that their next album will carry more of a commercial anxiety. like float on.
by turgan October 06, 2005
Top Definition
The best band of all time, great lyrics
modest Mouse is the shit....WURD
by Jdawg March 28, 2003
An indie band made up of Isaac Brock the lead singer, Eric Judy the bassist, and Jeremiah Green the drummer. They've released four albums: This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About, The Lonesome Crowded West, The Moon and Antarctica, and Good News For People Who Love Bad News. They're an amazing band because of their quirky lyrics that somehow make sense in the end.
The track 3rd Planet off the Moon and Antarctica album was a great opener
by Jess April 07, 2005
fucking best band of all time. heart cooks brain, bitches.
dan a. is a douchebag for thinking Modest Mouse is a one-hit-wonder. they have 8 cd's, you asshat.
by adam December 05, 2004
Modest Mouse is, to be quite honest, the greatest band of all time.

They hail from Issaquah, Washington, and are fronted by Isaac Brock, who, despite being raised in a trailer park, has written some of the greatest lyrics in music.

They became widely known when, in 2004, they released Good News For People Who Love Bad News, which is more upbeat than their earlier work, and it's songs (Ocean Breathes Softly and Float On) began being played by every radio station in the US, at least one an hour.


Isaac Brock - Vocals/Guitar
Eric Judy - Bass
Jeremiah Green - Drums/Percussion
Dann Gallucci - Guitar/Keyboards/Synthesizers



* This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About (Up, 1996)
* The Lonesome Crowded West (Up, 1997)
* The Moon And Antarctica (Epic, 2000)
* Good News For People Who Love Bad News (Epic, 2004)

EPs and other collections

* Blue Cadet-3, Do You Connect? (K, 1994)
* Interstate 8 (Up, 1996)
* The Fruit That Ate Itself (K, 1996)
* Night On the Sun (Up, 1999)
* Building Nothing Out of Something (Up, 2000)
* Sad Sappy Sucker (K, 2001)
* Everywhere & His Nasty Parlour Tricks (Epic, 2001)
* Baron von Bullshit Rides Again (Epic, 2004)


* "Broke" (Sub Pop, 1996)
* "Life of Arctic Sounds" (Suicide Squeeze, 1997)
* "Birds vs. Worms" (Hit or Miss, 1997)
* "Other People's Lives" (Up, 1998)
* "Neverending Math Equation" (Sub Pop, 1998)
* "Whenever You See Fit" (with 764-Hero) (Up/Suicide Squeeze 1998/2000)
* "Float On" (Epic, 2004)
* "Ocean Breathes Salty" (Epic, 2004)
Modest Mouse is the greatest band ever.
by Dorian Black July 22, 2005
Modest Mouse is the best band ever, it's that simple.
I love Modest Mouse so much, I would give an arm and a leg just to meet Issac Brock.
by Clay Monette June 10, 2004
Modest Mouse are the only band to have successfully stayed "indie" when they turned mainstream.
Modest Mouse is the only true indie band that is played on the radio
by Anna Loves Modest Mouse May 09, 2005
The greatest band to ever touch this Earth.
"I like Modest Mouse"
by Fish Sandwich March 29, 2003
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