!function(t,e,r){var n,s=t.getElementsByTagName(e)[0],i=/^http:/.test(t.location)? [CDATA[ ALthough theatrical and over-the-top, “King Rat” holds true to its melodic, discordant and just-plain weird characteristics, which are absolutely Modest Mouse-esque. Please enable Cookies and reload the page. Side B: "Fire It Up" – 4:35. [2][3] Modest Mouse, who had befriended Ledger through their tour manager,[1] had been touring Australia at the time. The demand will echo for minutes in the mind of anyone who listens to Modest Mouse’s “King Rat“, a song not many have attempted to analyze. The promo features the track "King Rat", later included on the "Dashboard" single, on the A-side, and "Fire It Up" on the B-side, although some discs are mislabeled, with Side A having "Fire It Up" and Side B having "King Rat" instead. Well! King Rat tab by Modest Mouse. If that doesn't work, please visit our help page. 56 Comments; 0 Tags; Well! Oh I went down like a burnt out rat of a child. Well, well, well, well. I want to help people and lift their spirits, especially fans of Modest Mouse, and I want to help Modest Mouse. Modest Mouse King Rat Tabbed by: Tyler W. This is how i play the song. The LA art collective 'The Masses' helped complete the video. Earlier media reports[1][2][5] claiming that Terry Gilliam would handle the animation work did not prove to be true. [10], Side A: "King Rat" – 5:27 1 contributor total, last edit on Jan 24, 2020. Heath Ledger "fully conceived [it] down to the last detail" but it was unfinished at the time of his death. [9], Ledger, who was opposing "the illegal commercial whale hunts taking place off the coast of Australia each year," intended the video—which depicts whales poaching humans to make pet food - "to raise awareness on modern whaling practices. Last updated on 03.18.2014 hahaha I love this shit Well! Complete your Modest Mouse collection. Isaac Brock is Modest Mouse's King Rat Jaci Webb Sep 2, 2009 Sep 2, 2009; Return to homepage × You have run out of free articles. Modest Mouse - King Rat Lyrics. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. “King Rat” is a song released originally as the title track of a bonus CD included with pre-order copies of Modest Mouse’s 2007 album, We Were … The actor directed a video for Issaquah band Modest Mouse, out today. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Modest Mouse - King Rat at Discogs. Modest Mouse is an alternative rock band which formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington, … Check out King Rat by Modest Mouse on Amazon Music. Well, well, well, well We spun like birds on fire Right down towards the residence And I, I took all that I desired Even crooks have to pay Modest Mouse – King Rat. Well! Original mispress version. The single was later released on the band's 2009 EP No One's First, and You're Next. The promo also features the song "Fire It Up" from their 2007 album We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank. Music Modest Mouse Get Ugly In Heath Ledger-Directed 'King Rat' Video Animated clip intended to raise awareness of whaling practices was completed as tribute to the late actor. In January of 2007, while visiting his homeland of Australia, Heath Ledger presented Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse with an idea to direct a video for their yet-to-be-released song ‘King Rat’. //]]>, Sorry, we have to make sure you're a human before we can show you this page. Isaac Brock had stated in an interview published on 10 April 2007 that the band intended to release the song on an EP at a later date, along with other tracks that did not make the album We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank. “Trailer Trash” Well! "http":"https";t.getElementById(r)||(n=t.createElement(e),n.id=r,n.src=i+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js",s.parentNode.insertBefore(n,s))}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); My King Rat tattoo by @iainsellar Bristol, UK. The video was designed "to raise awareness on modern whaling practices." "King Rat" is a song by indie rock band Modest Mouse and appears as the title track to their fifth promotional single, following "The World At Large". Side A plays "Fire It Up" and Side B plays "King Rat," even though the labels and matrix codes say otherwise. [1], During a boat trip with family and friends while on a visit to his native Australia in January 2007, actor Heath Ledger outlined a music video idea for the then unreleased song to frontman Isaac Brock and other band members. We spun like birds on fire right down towards the residence and I I took all that I desired, even crooks have to pay the rent. Well! Modest Mouse - Pandora. Modest Mouse released their next album, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, on March 20, 2007 after its original release date of December 19, 2006 was delayed. King Rat / Fire It Up, a Single by Modest Mouse. We spun like birds on fire Right down towards the residence And I, I took all that I desired Even crooks have to pay the rent. The music video of the song King Rat by Modest Mouse. King Rat est une chanson interprtétée par Modest Mouse. King Rat Modest Mouse cover art, cover version finding ... Well King rat has me on his list again I can never be on the fence again I found out it's all loud Open like an organ and it Talk, talk, talk, talk again He promised me that when I cheated him But I could open my eye well Well! The guitarist later recalled to Uncut magazine: "On the first night we (Marr and Isaac Brock) just set up two amps opposite each other and just got louder and louder and improvised. Genres: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock. This is a fact. //