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Modest Mouse / Sadsappysucker
Album:Sadsappysucker Collection:General
Artist:Modest Mouse Added:05/2001
Label:KLP-131 

 Recent Airplay
1.May 17, 2012:Nathin' To Do
Mice Eat Cheese
4.Aug 21, 2006:backpage
Dukes Up
2.Jan 28, 2010:Musically Assured Destruction
Words Vs Birds
5.Jul 31, 2006:back page
Dukes Up
3.Nov 12, 2009:Musically Assured Destruction
Words Vs Birds

Album Review
nari
Reviewed 2001-09-02 
Modest Mouse [label: K Records]
"Sad Sappy Sucker"

New old Modest Mouse, as sweet as ever. Indie pop rock. All songs were recorded in 1994 and recently released. Has that dingy authentic lo-fi sound. -nari

Pick any song and play it, they're all good. Watch out, some tracks in the book are misnumbered ... I included a hook index.

1. "you can see that birds & worms don't get along"
2. bouncy beat & singsong chorus "o-k, it doesn't matter anyway"
3. short, quiet solo number
4. energetic carefree punk rawk "bah dap bap bap bap"
5. muddier guitars, sadder verse "point a to point b"
7. sad-happy moaning vocals "downpour, downpour"
8. upbeat, punchy "get your dukes up now"
10. wild racecar rock "you've spilled every last penny into the car"
11. tender, intimate vocals "mice eat cheese"
12. flawed, honest, beautiful indie rock "johnny took the fall"
13. bizarre western
14. "hey secret agent won't you hook me a line...why-y-y did they give you that job"
15. very short, but sweet "do you connect?"

Tracks 16-24 are short, phone quality recordings saved from a project called "Dial-A-Song."


Track Listing
1.Words Vs Birds 12.Red Hand Case
2.Four Fingered Fisherman 13.Secret Agent X-9
3.Wagon Ride Return 14.Blue Cadet 3, Do You Connect
4.From Point a to Point B 15.Call to Dial a Song
5.Path of Least Resistance 16.5-4-3-2-1 Lipsoff
6.It Always Rains on a Picnic 17.Woodgrain
7.Dukes Up 18.Bmx Crash
8.Think Long 19.Sucker Bet
9.Every Penny Fedon 20.Black Blood Old New Ager
10.Mice Eat Cheese 21.Swy
11.Race Car Grin You Ain't no L 22.Austral Pitltecus
 23.Singunchaser