This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About (studio album) by Modest Mouse

This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About
This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About by Modest Mouse
Year: 1996
Overall rank: 862nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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77/100 (from 367 votes)
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Award Top 20 albums of 1996 (20th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (163rd)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (862nd)
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This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About is ranked 4th 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 131 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 13,586.

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77/100 (from 367 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.3/100, a mean average of 76.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.6.

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45/100
From 02/11/2020 19:22
Although I really like Modest Mouse, I do not really get this album. It starts however really great, but after that, I believe apart from a few songs there is nothing really standing out. Also, I think this album has way too many songs that are too long. That makes me losing interest in the album.
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From 01/24/2019 23:02
i don't feel at all like i fall
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From 11/27/2017 21:35
Dramamine and Talking Shit About a Pretty Sunset are two incredible songs, two of the best in the great Modest Mouse catalog. The rest are pretty bad. I'd hoped it would grow on me—their next three albums are three of my favorites—but after two years, I still don't enjoy most of it. There are bits of brilliance sprinkled throughout, like the first 90 seconds of Beach Side Property, but overall I guess it's just not for me.
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From 03/05/2017 18:33
Favorite Tracks: Custom Concern, Dramamine & Talking Shit About a Pretty Sunset
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From 11/23/2015 18:33
My favorite Modest Mouse album
Best song: Custom Concern, Make Everyone Happy/Mechanical Birds, Ohio
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90/100
From 09/04/2015 23:35
Nice debut album of Modest Mouse, they really brought some weird, twangy, sounds in this album. Although it think that sounds was taken to another level with Lonesome Crowded West, this is still a good debut album from one of the most beloved indie rock bands of all time.
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75/100
From 07/07/2015 01:39
Very good album!

Favorite tracks: Dramamine, Might, Lounge, Dog Paddle, Ohio, Talking Shit About a Pretty Sunset, Space Travel Is Boring

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From 01/12/2014 05:55
GREAT album!
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From 08/10/2013 17:30
maybe it doesn't have the instant classics that other MM albums have but it's a consistent and gorgeous listen.
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From 10/24/2012 22:15
Pretty good indie tunes, I like the "sound" it has from the poor recording equipment, whenever I listen to this it makes me want to drive out west and just chill to this album
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