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The Mountain Goats

“Genesis 3:23” MP3

Jul 28, 2009

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According to a news post from leader John Darnielle, the new Mountain Goats LP is titled The Life of the World to Come and it's dropping on our doorsteps October 6th on the oh-so-dreamy 4AD. For more information on the group's seventeenth release(!) check out our news article on the Biblical album. Here you can find "Genesis 3:23." It's just one of many tracks named after Bible verses. It seems The Goats have forever ditched their lo-fi sound for the type of full-band studio sheen heard on Get Lonely and Heretic Pride. Darnielle's witty turns of phrase are still working overtime though. The main melody also harkens back to live staple "This Year." The head Goat clicks off phrases about picking a lock at his old stomping grounds in Clear Lake, California and sitting up late looking at stars that resemble "teeth in the mouth of a shark." Casual B&E has never sounded so pleasant.