The pensive and delicate "Little Motel" stands out among the more raucous songs on Modest Mouse's latest album, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank. And the stunning new video is a far cry from the nautical-themed highjinks we saw in the clip for "Dashboard."
The visuals for "Little Motel" are more like an indie movie, complete with backwards storytelling, a la Memento. I love the little details in this bittersweet video, set in Reno; notice the hotel manager playing computer solitaire? Be sure to watch until the end for the "twist," although there are definitely some unanswered questions. Tell me what you think it all means when you
Modest Mouse - Little Motel
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