Good News For People Who Love Bad News (album) by Modest Mouse

Good News For People Who Love Bad News
Good News For People Who Love Bad News by Modest Mouse
Year: 2004
Release date: 2004-04-06
Overall rank: 339th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 850 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2004 (6th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 2000s (56th)
Award Top 500 albums of all time (339th)
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Modest Mouse bestography

Good News For People Who Love Bad News is ranked 3rd best out of 13 albums by Modest Mouse on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Modest Mouse is The Moon & Antarctica which is ranked number 125 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 13,842.

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 82 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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80/100 (from 850 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 79.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 80.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.6.

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From 03/29/2020 06:53
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.
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From 02/12/2020 09:44
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.
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From 07/05/2019 13:23
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
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From 01/16/2019 21:23
This record would make an awesome psychedelic cartoon, and someone needs to make that happen.
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From 01/09/2019 18:38
Honestly? This is my favorite Modest Mouse album.
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From 04/07/2018 07:18
Its right up there with Moon&Antarctica and LCW for me.
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90/100
From 09/24/2017 03:58
This album is fucking magic.
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From 03/06/2017 17:17
Favorite Tracks: Float On, Ocean Breathes Salty & Bukowski
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From 01/15/2016 19:10
Modest Mouse's chaotic imagination is channeled here into a fantastic collection of songs.
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From 09/30/2015 01:48
Best album of all time.
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