Monday, October 26, 2015
Where: nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Cost: $43 GA
Modest Mouse's first new album in eight years, 'Strangers to Ourselves' (Epic), debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200, and at #1 on the Rock, Alternative, Vinyl, and Internet charts when release in March. The band also earned a career-high debut on the UK Official Albums chart. For three weeks in a row, their single "Lampshades on Fire" has been the #1 song at Billboard's Alternative chart and at AAA radio. 'Strangers to Ourselves' has earned accolades in Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Time Magazine, NME, USA Today, and more.
"Perfect" - Rolling Stone "Lovely, masterful" - Entertainment Weekly "Wonderfully bizarre" - New York Post "Exhilarating"- Esquire "A wall of wondrous sound" - NYLON "Pitch-perfect for our bummed-out times" - Magnet "A bold new album" - Relix "Brilliantly deranged... This unpredictable record veers down wildly different paths, in ways no previous Modest Mouse album has dared"- NME "Furiously energetic tracks in which the cascading rhythms and uplifting instrumentation deliberately belie the dark themes explored" - CLASH