New Song: The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats have made available the first single from their forthcoming album, Transcendental Youth, entitled ‘Cry for Judas’. Transcendental Youth will be released in the UK and Europe via Tomlab on 8th October. Starting today, the first 1,000 pre-orders at the Merge site will receive a limited edition 7-inch single with two exclusive songs: ‘Steal Smoked Fish’ and ‘In the Shadow of the Western Hills’. Performed solo by Darnielle, the songs were recorded at by Brandon Eggleston at Cloud City in Portland and were tracked directly to 1/2″ tape without overdubs.