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The Mountain Goats: We Shall All Be Healed

Review and Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, March 2004

Latest album from Iowa-based erudite John Darnielle ...

John Darnielle — "I was a very pretentious young writer"

Interview by Laura Barton, The Guardian, 15 February 2008

John Darnielle is an obsessive-compulsive who loves monsters, Black Sabbath and the word Wyoming — and he's also one of America's best lyricists. ...

Songs for Swinging Authors: Can novelists write good lyrics?

Report and Interview by Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 21 January 2015

Forget moon in June. Today's pop lyrics are written by Pulitzer-winning novelists. We talk to the writers muscling into pop – and the musicians flirting ...

The Mountain Goats: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 6 October 2017

John Darnielle was on gloriously shambolic form as music's goth capital was treated to a chaotic evening that merged flute solos with satanic worship. The Mountain ...


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