Good News For People Who Love Bad News

by Modest Mouse

Original Release Date: 2004-04-06

Good News For People Who Love Bad News

Good News for People Who Love Bad News is the fourth studio album by American rock band Modest Mouse, released on April 6, 2004 by Epic Records. Founding member Jeremiah Green did not perform on this album due to his temporary absence from the band, and it would be the only release during his time with Modest Mouse that he would not appear on. Good News for People Who Love Bad News was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2005. It was certified platinum by the RIAA in August 2004, and had sold over 1.5 million copies in the United States by 2006. Three singles were released from the album: “Float On”, “Ocean Breathes Salty”, and “The World at Large”.


  1. Horn Intro (0:10)
  2. The World At Large (4:32)
  3. Float On (3:28)
  4. Ocean Breathes Salty (3:47)
  5. Dig Your Grave (0:13)
  6. Bury Me With It (3:49)
  7. Dance Hall (2:57)
  8. Bukowski (4:14)
  9. This Devil’s Workday (2:19)
  10. The View (4:11)
  11. Satin In A Coffin (2:35)
  12. Interlude (Milo) (0:58)
  13. Blame It On The Tetons (5:24)
  14. Black Cadillacs (2:43)
  15. One Chance (3:02)
  16. The Good Times Are Killing Me (4:16)
  17. I’ve Got It All (Most) (3:06)

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Format Vinyl 2× LP Album Reissue (180 Gram)
Label Epic
Catalog Number E2 87125
Notes 180 gram reissue. Includes vinyl-only bonus track “I’ve Got it All (Most).” Includes printed inner-sleeves containing lyrics, credits and artwork. EPIC E2-87125-1 © 2004 Sony Music Entertainment /℗ 2004 Sony Music Entertainment Pressing and lacquer cutting credits are identified in runout etchings.
Discogs URL Modest Mouse - Good News For People Who Love Bad News