Good News For People Who Love Bad News (studio album) by Modest Mouse
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The best album by Modest Mouse is The Moon & Antarctica which is ranked number 137 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 12,142.
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This album misses the mark for me when compared to their truly great albums. It feels a bit more watered down and the songs don't hit as hard. Sonically it does sound a bit simpler as well and like they were trying to become a bit more accessible. However, this does also work in their favour as the songs are a lot more catchy and fun. The choruses are also stronger on this project and there is still a lot to explore instrumentally. The length of the record is nearly perfect as well with it not over staying its welcome by too much. Overall, a very enjoyable album that is a drop down in quality from the groups best releases but is still good.
Marking this as the beginning of their fall might be an obvious, almost cliche statement, but it certainly feels they lost their way, this combination of throwback to their indie roots and appealing to the masses pop left a lot to be desired - especially in comparison to their previous work, otherwise you could judge it as a standalone album and it's more than ok.
I go back and forth between this and the Moon and Antarctica as my favorite Modest Mouse album. This is kind of underrated. Wicked fun.
An AMAZING record. I believe is their best album. Its very commercially viable,which brings a fun and creative side to the standard Modest Mouse brood.
This album actually sounds like they started to stop trying too hard and actually make a solid album with actual songs. Catchiness has always been their strongest suit. Still, sometimes I have the feeling I could just as well switch to Pixies and enjoy the same style by a superior band.
Only found Modest Mouse in 2019 and this is the third album I've heard of them. Consistently good on all the albums but this is shading it for me ahead of The Lonesome Crowded West and The Moon & Antarctica. Some band. And still more albums to come for me. Yum yum
This record would make an awesome psychedelic cartoon, and someone needs to make that happen.
Honestly? This is my favorite Modest Mouse album.
Its right up there with Moon&Antarctica and LCW for me.
This album is fucking magic.
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