Best Modest Mouse Songs

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Dashboard
This song makes me so happy! Every time I listen I just want to dance. It's such a great song, good lyrics, good instrumental... It's perfect! I would definitely rate this number 1 on my charts.
The lyrics, the drums, the bass, the guitars, the singing, this song rules. Definitely better than Float On so glad it's number 1! Good job everyone! Wonderful song!
Please bring this up above FO. This song is catchy, meaningful, and musically much better.

TehPosteman

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2Float On
I cannot help but bounce along to the rhythm of this every time it comes on. Modest mouse made this song amazingly, Everything feels right when listening to Float On.
One of the best songs I ever heard, seriously. So amazing that there should be a number higher than one to put this into.
This song always makes me feel better. When something's going wrong in my life, I just remember the lyrics: "we'll float on, good news is on the way. "
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33rd Planet
So relaxing. It's like watching a montage of sunsets with your ears.
Catchy, moody, emotional, cold yet hopeful, a mystery that takes a few listens to decypher. Wonderful, intoxicating song.
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4Dramamine
It was almost impossible for me to choose only one song when it comes to one of my favorite bands. Modest Mouse. Along with Dramamine they got some amazing songs like Doing the cockroach, 3rd planet, satellite skin, Dashboard, The View, The world at large, Bankrupt on selling and The Good times are killing me. Like I said earlier.. IMPOSSIBLE to choose one. I probably would choose another song then Dramamine tomorrow... Amazing band.
This song is so hypnotizing. Whenever I listen to it I just have to stop and really listen. Beautiful song. Love the lyrics. Modest Mouse has best lyrics overall but these are amazing. So hopeless and sad but same time really lovely.
Everything about this song is amazing, its hard to even compare the rest of their music to this and their earlier albums like this and lonesome crowded west
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5Ocean Breathes Salty
I relate to this song, it's a very sorrow song but it's sure is a beautiful one.
I like Dashboard too, and Dramamine, and Missed the boat, and 3'rd planet, but this is by far my fave.
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6Trailer Trash
Maybe the best lyrical group of all time. But for some reason this song is the most special to me despite its somewhat murky lyrical content.
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7Missed The Boat
Y'all just voted for float on cause it's the only modest mouse song you know by name. Missed the Boat is a MASTERPIECE

mikeford

The song is pure genius. Anyone who voted Float On #1 just heard it on MTV. Go listen to a record and enlighten yourself friends
Favorite Mod song for sure. Great beat to it, go listen and see for yourself trust me!
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8The World at Large
So, so beautiful. Best song played live (next to Bukowski and Doing' the Cockroach)(and third Planet)
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9Gravity Rides Everything
I can't understand why the hit songs, that are good and all but not great, are at the top and this great song is at the bottom. Well, I guess I can, but I still think its not right!
This is, personally, my favorite Modest Mouse song. I think it should be higher on the lists. I love the beat, the lyrics, its wonderful.
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10Satellite Skin Listen to sample

The Contenders

11Talking S*** About a Pretty Sunset

This is, in my opinion, the greatest Modest Mouse song. It is so sporadic, and all of it's parts are amazing. Isaac's lyrics are one of his best, and the sweeping string instruments are definitely a highlight.

NorwegianWood

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12Out of Gas Listen to sample

13Paper Thin Walls Listen to sample

14Satin In a Coffin Listen to sample

15Dark Center of the Universe Listen to sample

16Little Motel
I believe this to be their most depressing song, but it is amazing and the video for it is so sad.
Such a sad song... But It's one of my favorites, nonetheless
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17Cowboy Dan Listen to sample

18Polar Opposites Listen to sample

19Blame It On the Tetons
Who can't identify with needing a cold one?
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20Teeth Like God's Shoeshine Listen to sample

21Spitting Venom Listen to sample

22Autumn Beds Listen to sample

23Parting of the Sensory
The end of this song is one of the most intense I've ever heard in my life.
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24The View
Great song, very catchy. I have listened to it over and over again and I think that it definitely deserves a higher place on this list.
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25Night On the Sun
My favorite song of all time. So relaxing, so hypnotizing, so beautiful...
How is float on above this!? This song is a truly great song, I would have voted fo Edit the sad parts but I didn't see it... Anyways, this song creates a feeling of numbness. I'm not sure if Shakespeare could've written it better. Please, just take a moment to look at the lyrics and listen to the song and cry a little bit because of the beauty. Thanks.
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26Bankrupt on Selling Listen to sample

27Edit the Sad Parts
This is the adolescent's theme song. Everyone's theme song for that matter. I don't understand how any song can be greater than this. Look it up and have yourself a nice cry at the beauty of it all.
I just want to let you all know that this song will be the greatest, most beautiful thing that has ever flowed into your brain.

28Bukowski Listen to sample

29King Rat
This is the greatest they've made, why is this
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30Head South
Tells an awesome story and is insane when you're baked.
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31Medication Listen to sample

32Fire It Up Listen to sample

33Heart Cooks Brain
This should be Top 10. Simply a masterpiece. Best Modest Mouse song by light years. My hearts the cliff and my brains the bitter buffalo!
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34Florida Listen to sample

35We've Got Everything Listen to sample

36Broke Listen to sample

37Tundra / Desert Listen to sample

38Tiny Cities Made of Ashes Listen to sample

39The Waydown Listen to sample

40Sleepwalkin' Listen to sample

41Lounge (Closing Time) Listen to sample

42Styrofoam Boots / It's All Nice on Ice, Alright
Probably the best lyrics I've ever heard, simply put. Great song.
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43Life Like Weeds Listen to sample

44Perfect Disguise
From the bottom of the best to the worst, well what can I say?
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45March Into the Sea
A nice song, deserves higher
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46I Came As a Rat Listen to sample

47The Stars Are Projectors Listen to sample

48Interstate 8 Listen to sample

49She Ionizes & Atomizes

50Worms vs. Birds Listen to sample

51One Chance Listen to sample

52Jesus Christ Was an Only Child Listen to sample

53Workin' on Leavin' the Livin' Listen to sample

54A Different City Listen to sample

55Breakthrough
Gotta love those opening twenty-six seconds! Then it just explodes into the chorus! Awesome! So dang quirky!
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56Dance Hall Listen to sample

57The Good Times Are Killing Me Listen to sample

58Alone Down There Listen to sample

59You're the Good Things Listen to sample

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