The Mountain Goats Are 'Getting into Knives' on New Album

Listen to their new single "As Many Candles as Possible"
The Mountain Goats Are 'Getting into Knives' on New Album
The Mountain Goats returned to their boombox roots with Songs for Pierre Chuvin earlier this year, and now John Darnielle and his band have announced a proper studio album.

The new album is called Getting into Knives and was recorded with Matt Ross-Spang at Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis. It was produced in the same room where the Cramps recorded their 1980 debut.

The 13-song release will arrive on October 23 via Merge Records, which will release the record on CD, cassette and 2-LP vinyl.

Ahead of its arrival, the song "As Many Candles as Possible" can be streamed below. The track features Al Green organist Charles Hodges.



Getting into Knives:

1. Corsican Mastiff Stride
2. Get Famous
3. Picture of My Dress
4. As Many Candles as Possible
5. Tidal Wave
6. Pez Dorado
7. The Last Place I Saw You Alive
8. Bell Swamp Connection
9. Great Gold Sheep
10. Rat Queen
11. Wolf Count
12. Harbor Me
13. Getting Into Knives

Pre-order Getting Into Knives.