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The Mountain Goats Announce New Album, Share “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to Leeds”

Goths Due Out May 19 via Merge

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The Mountain Goats have announced a new album, Goths, and shared its first single, “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to Leeds.” Goths is due out May 19 via Merge. Listen to the new single below, followed by the album’s tracklist. Above is the album cover.

Goths is the follow-up to 2015’s wrestling-themed Beat the Champ. John Darnielle wrote all the songs bar “Shelved,” which was co-written by Darnielle and bassist Peter Hughes. “Rain in Soho” features a vocal arrangement by Dan Perry performed by members of the Nashville Symphony Chorus. The Bandcamp listing for the album points out that the album has “no comped vocals,” “no pitch correction,” and “no guitars.” Darnielle recently released a novel, Universal Harvester.

Goths Tracklist:

01 “Rain In Soho”
02 “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back To Leeds”
03 “The Grey King And The Silver Flame Attunement”
04 “We Do It Different On The West Coast”
05 “Unicorn Tolerance”
06 “Stench Of The Unburied”
07 “Wear Black”
08 “Paid In Cocaine”
09 Rage Of Travers”
10 “Shelved”
11 “For the Portuguese Goth Metal Bands”
12 “Abandoned Flesh”

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February 23rd 2017

They are the BEST band in the world.