The Mountain Goats

John Darnielle has written almost 600 songs now, and some of them are very sad, dealing with hard drugs and tragic ends, hurting yourself and others, sicknesses of both body and brain, off-brand alcohols. They are told in beautiful, unnerving, specific detail because he is a very good writer, and also some of them are just true stories about his own life.
John Hodgman, 2012

The Mountain Goats are John Darnielle, Peter Hughes, and Jon Wurster.


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