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The Fruit That Ate Itself is the third EP released by indie rock band Modest Mouse in 1997. The album was recorded at Calvin Johnson's Dub Narcotic Studios. Originally, the session was planned to record a 7" release, but it soon expanded into an EP. The track "Dirty Fingernails" also appears on Yoyo A Go Go, a compilation album released by Yoyo Records.

Upon its release, the band expressed some embarrassment with the marginal nature of some of the tracks… read more



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  • underrated as a motherfucker <- true dat [3]
  • That's great!
  • I think it was recorded and released before Lonesome Crowded West.
  • when was this EP recorded? before or after Lonesome Crowded West?
  • underrated as a motherfucker <- true dat [2]
  • A highly overlook EP. Very good.
  • wow WOW This is definitely a grower. LOVE this EP. "It's a long story"
  • underrated as a motherfucker <- true dat
  • stunning EP

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