Mountain Goats auteur John Darnielle's new novel, Universal Harvester, just hit the New York Times Bestseller List, but that doesn't mean that he's putting his songs on the backburner. A brand new Mountain Goats song quietly hit streaming services this morning and Stereogum reports that the project's 16th studio album, Goths, will be out May 19. More details will follow this afternoon on Facebook Live:
"Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back to Leeds" is another charming, metal-referencing story, shone through Darnielle's own oddly-colored stain-glass window. It's the most soothing song about Sisters of Mercy vocalist Andrew Eldritch, probably the most soothing song about the Northern English city of Leeds, that you're ever going to hear. Check it out below.
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