4:49pm

Mon May 30, 2011
Live From Sasquatch 2011

Sasquatch 2011: Modest Mouse, Live In Concert

Language Advisory: This is a live concert recording, and may not contain language suitable for all audiences.

As one of the Pacific Northwest's most esteemed rock bands for the past 18 years, Modest Mouse was a perfect fit for the headlining slot on the third night of the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival in central Washington state. Although their set did feature two new songs, "Lampshades on Fire" and "Poison," the band drew heavily from its first three albums. Earlier songs like "Cowboy Dan" have an undercurrent of fear and isolation on record, but the band performed them with a considerably more aggressive tone, bristling with energy. Despite some time off the road between album releases, Modest Mouse sounded tight and focused from the main stage at the Gorge Amphitheatre.

Recorded live at The Gorge on Sunday, May 29, Modest Mouse played a career-spanning set at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival outside Seattle, Wash.

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