Buccaneer indie rockers Modest Mouse have announced track titles for We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, and that the album will drop March 20 on Epic Records, Billboard.com reports. In addition to featuring ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, the album will showcase Shins frontman James Mercer on three tracks, including “We’ve Got Everything,” “Florida,” and “Missed the Boat.” We Were Dead will also include 10 other tunes with the following titles: “March Into the Sea,” “Fire It Up,” “Parting of the Sensory,” “Fly Trapped in a Jar,” “Education,” “Little Motel,” “Steam Engenius,” “Spitting Venom,” “People As Places As People,” and “Invisible.”
Beginning Jan. 30 fans will be able to pre-order We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank on iTunes and receive a free download of “Dashboard,” as well as behind the scenes clips from the song’s music video recently filmed by Motion Theory. Following a handful of West Coast gigs in March, Modest Mouse will launch a world tour set to coincide with the album’s release.
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