The Mountain Goats return to the UK next month on tour!
Goths out now on Merge Records
“… all the subculture details are lovingly etched: the Batcave club, the spiderweb dance, Siouxie and Sister of Mercy’s Andrew Eldritch.” Mojo ****
“… a resourceful lightness of touch and emotional reach.” Uncut 8/10
“It’s further proof of Darnielle’s unrivalled eye for the overlooked and undervoiced.” Q ****
” the songwriting master makes a magnetic return.” The Guardian ****
“It would be hard to find a better summation of the gothic mindset.” The Times
“The King of the Goths moves back home to ungoth music, from a new album called brilliantly, Goths.” The Guardian Playlist
“Goths wrestles with impermanence and the past with a mixture of humor and empathy for which Darnielle has become known.” NPR Music
The Mountain Goats latest album Goths was released earlier this year on Merge Records and next month, sees the Mountain Goats (John Darnielle and Matt Douglas) on tour in Europe – kicking off in Leeds on the 5th October.
Listen to album opener “Rain in Soho” HERE
Thursday 5th October, Leeds – Brudenell Social Club (SOLD OUT)
Friday 6th October, Leeds – Brudenell Social Club (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 8th October, Dublin– Button Factory (Ticket link)
Monday 9th October, Glasgow – Glasgow Art School (Ticket link)
Wednesday 11th October, London – O2 Shepherds Bush Empire (Ticket link)
Thursday 12th October, Brighton – The Haunt (Ticket link)
Friday 13th October, Utrecht, Netherlands – De Helling
Sunday 15th October, København V, Denmark – Pumpehuset
Monday 16th October, Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser Strand
Tuesday 17th October, Oslo, Norway – John Dee
Goths was recorded at Blackbird Studios, Nashville; produced by Brandon Eggleston; and mixed by Scott Solter. Woodwinds were arranged and played by Matt Douglas. The Mountain Goats are John Darnielle, Peter Hughes, Jon Wurster, and Matt Douglas and are gothic for life.