Modest Mouse release new song and announce that a new album will follow

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It’s been over seven years since Modest Mouse last released an album (the Johnny Marr featuring ‘We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank‘). I’m a big fan and it’s been a frustrating wait. But over the last few days the band have been leaving little clues on their Instagram account, and over the weekend sent a limited edition 7″ of the their new tune, Lampshades On Fire. It’s a tune they’ve had in their locker for at least 3 years and has been played at a number of lives shows, and the good news for those who haven’t heard it yet is it’s a cracker. Classic Modest Mouse.

A new tune is good news in itself but the even better news is that a new album called, Strangers To Ourselves, is going to be released on the 3rd March next year. Finally the wait is over.

You can check out, Lampshades On Fire over at The Current.

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