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On April 10, 2020.

On April 10, 2020, “Merge Records” label released “Songs for Pierre Chuvin” the eighteenth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in March 2019, in Durham, North Carolina, and was produced by John Darnielle.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Peter Hughes – bass
  • Jon Wurster – drums
  • Matt Dougkas – guitar, accordion, woodwind, keyboards, background vocals
  • Brent Lambert – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Aulon Raid
  2. Until Olympius Returns
  3. Last Gasp at Calama
  4. For the Snakes
  5. The Wooded Hills Along the Black Sea
  6. January 31, 438
  7. Hopeful Assassins of Zeno
  8. Their Gods Do Not Have Surgeons
  9. Going to Lebanon 2
  10. Exegetic Chains

On April 7, 2015.

On April 7, 2015, “Merge Records” label released “Beat the Champ” the fifteenth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2014 and was produced by Brandon Eggleston and Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, keyboards
  • Peter Hughes – bass, electric guitar
  • Jon Wurster – drums, percussion
  • Nathan Golub – steel guitar
  • Austin Nevins – guitar
  • Brad Cook – background vocals
  • Phil Cook – organ, background vocals
  • Matt Douglas – woodwind, woodwind arrangement
  • Erik Friedlander – strings, string arrangement
  • Scott Solter – mixing
  • Brent Lambert – mastering
  • Rob Carmichael – graphic design, typography
  • Leela Corman – cover illustration, additional illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Southwestern Territory
  2. The Legend of Chavo Guerrero
  3. Foreign Object
  4. Animal Mask
  5. Choked Out
  6. Heel Turn 2
  7. Fire Editorial
  8. Stabbed to Death Outside San Juan
  9. Werewolf Gimmick
  10. Luna
  11. Unmasked
  12. The Ballad of Bull Ramos
  13. Hair Match

On February 19, 2002.

On February 19, 2002, “Emperor Jones” label released “All Hail West Texas”, the sixth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2001, and was produced by John Darnielle.

Personnel:

  • Alex Newport – sequencing
  • John Vanderslice – sequencing

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton
  2. Fall of the Star High School Running Back
  3. Color in Your Cheeks
  4. Jenny
  5. Fault Lines
  6. Balance
  7. Pink and Blue
  8. Riches and Wonders
  9. The Mess Inside
  10. Jeff Davis County Blues
  11. Distant Stations
  12. Blues in Dallas
  13. Source Decay
  14. Absolute Lithops Effect

On February 18, 2008.

On February 18, 2008, “4AD” label released “Heretic Pride”, the eleventh Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2007, and was produced by was produced by Scott Solter and John Vanderslice.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, guitar
  • Franklin Bruno – piano, organ
  • Annie Clark – guitar, backing vocals
  • Erik Friedlander – arrangement, strings
  • Peter Hughes – electric guitar, bass guitar
  • Jon Wurster – drums, percussion
  • Rachel Ware Zooi – backing vocals
  • Sarah Arslanian – backing vocals
  • John Vanderslice – synthesizer
  • Scott Solter – additional percussion, recording, mixing
  • Aaron Prellwitz – recording
  • Timin Murray – assistant recording

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Sax Rohmer #1
  2. San Bernardino
  3. Heretic Pride
  4. Autoclave
  5. New Zion
  6. So Desperate
  7. In the Craters of the Moon
  8. Lovecraft in Brooklyn
  9. Tianchi Lake
  10. How to Embrace a Swamp Creature
  11. Marduk T-Shirt Men’s Room Incident
  12. Sept. 15 1983
  13. Michael Myers Resplendent

On February 3, 2004.

On February 3, 2004, “4AD” label released “We Shall All Be Healed”, the eighth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2004, at “Bear Creek Studios” in Woodinville, Washington, and was produced by John Vanderslice and Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle – vocals, guitar
  • Franklin Bruno – piano
  • Peter Hughes – bass
  • Nora Danielson – violin
  • Christopher McGuire – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. Slow West Vultures
  2. Palcorder Yajna
  3. Linda Blair Was Born Innocent
  4. Letter from Belgium
  5. The Young Thousands
  6. Your Belgian Things
  7. Mole
  8. Home Again Garden Grove
  9. All Up the Seething Coast
  10. Quito
  11. Cotton
  12. Against Pollution
  13. Pigs That Ran Straightaway into the Water, Triumph Of

On November 5, 2002.

On November 5, 2002, “4AD” label released “Tallahassee”, the seventh Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2002, at “Tarbox Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Tony Doogan.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle: guitar, vocal, bells, keys, xylophone, harmonica
  • Peter Hughes: bass, guitar, harmony vocal, drums, keys, shaker
  • Franklin Bruno: guitar, piano
  • Michael Ivins: tambourine

Track listing:

  1. Tallahassee
  2. First Few Desperate Hours
  3. Southwood Plantation Road
  4. Game Shows Touch Our Lives
  5. The House That Dripped Blood
  6. Idylls of the King
  7. No Children
  8. See America Right
  9. Peacocks
  10. International Small Arms Traffic Blues
  11. Have to Explode
  12. Old College Try
  13. Oceanographer’s Choice
  14. Alpha Rats Nest

On September 14, 2010.

On September 14, 2010, “Merge” label released “Majesty Shredding”, the ninth Superchunk studio album. It was recorded in 2010, at “Overdub Lane” in Dunham, North Carolina, and was produced by Scott Solter, Mac McCaughan, Laura Ballance , Jon Wurster and James Wilbur.

Personnel:

  • Mac McCaughan– vocals, guitar
  • Laura Ballance– bass
  • Jon Wurster– drums
  • James Wilbur – guitar
  • John Darnielle– additional vocals
  • Mark Daumen – tuba
  • Matt Kenney – trumpet
  • Seamus Kenney – trombone
  • Kristen Beard – viola
  • K Jeff Lipton – mastering
  • John Plymale– engineering
  • Maria Rice – mastering assistant
  • Scott Solter – engineering, mixing
  • Jason Arthurs – band photography
  • Maggie Fost – cover art, design
  • Mac McCaughan – cover art
  • PJ Sykes, Brian Vetter – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Mac McCaughan, Laura Ballance, Jon Wurster and Jim Wilbur.

  1. Digging for Something
  2. My Gap Feets Weird
  3. Rosemarie
  4. Crossed Wires
  5. Slow Drip
  6. Fractures in Plaster
  7. Learned to Surf
  8. Winter Games
  9. Rope Light
  10. Hot Tubes
  11. Everything at Once

On August 22, 2006.

On August 22, 2006, “4AD” label released “Get Lonely” is the tenth studio Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2006, and was produced by Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle- vocals, piano, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Peter Hughes- bass, percussion, vibraphone
  • Franklin Bruno- piano, organ, horn arrangements, acoustic and electric guitar
  • Corey Fogel- drums
  • Erik Friedlander- cello, string arrangements
  • Gene Baker – trumpet
  • Jen Baker- trombone
  • Scott Solter- percussion, vibraphone, “landscapes”
  • Aaron Prellwitz, Timin Murray- engineering

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle, except where noted.

  1. Wild Sage
  2. New Monster Avenue
  3. Half Dead
  4. Get Lonely
  5. Maybe Sprout Wings
  6. Moon Over Goldsboro
  7. In the Hidden Places
  8. Song for Lonely Giants
  9. Woke Up New
  10. If You See Light
  11. Cobra Tattoo
  12. In Corolla – John Darnielle, Franklin Bruno

 

On May 19, 2017.

On May 19, 2017, “Merge” label released “Goths”, the sixteenth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in 2017, and was produced by Brandon Eggleston and Scott Solter.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle– vocals, piano, rhodes piano
  • Peter Hughes– bass, vocals
  • Jon Wurster– drums, percussion
  • Matt Douglas – vocals, woodwind, woodwind arrangement, additional keys
  • Robert Bailey, Dan Perry – vocal arrangement
  • Scott Solter – mixing
  • Rob Carmichael – graphic design, typography
  • Leela Corman– cover illustration, additional illustrations

Track listing:

All tracks by John Darnielle, except where noted.

  1. Rain in Soho
  2. Andrew EldritchIs Moving Back to Leeds
  3. The Grey King and the Silver Flame Attunement
  4. We Do It Different on the West Coast
  5. Unicorn Tolerance
  6. Stench of the Unburied
  7. Wear Black
  8. Paid in Cocaine
  9. Rage of Travers
  10. Shelved – John Darnielle, Peter Hughes
  11. For the Portuguese Goth Metal Bands
  12. Abandoned Flesh

 

On April 26, 2005.

On April 26, 2005, “4AD” label released “The Sunset Tree”, the ninth Mountain Goats studio album. It was recorded in November 2004, at “Prairie Sun Recording Studios” in Cotati, California, and was produced by John Vanderslice.

Personnel:

  • John Darnielle– vocals, guitar
  • Peter Hughes– backing vocals, bass
  • Erik Friedlander– cello
  • Alex Decarville – drums
  • Franklin Bruno– piano
  • Scott Solter, Aaron Prellwitz, Timin Murray – engineering

Personnel:

All tracks by John Darnielle.

  1. You of Your Memory
  2. Broom People
  3. This Year
  4. Dilaudid
  5. Dance Music
  6. Dinu Lipatti’s Bones
  7. Up the Wolves
  8. Lion’s Teeth
  9. Hast Thou Considered the Tetrapod
  10. Magpie
  11. Song for Dennis Brown
  12. Love Love Love
  13. Pale Green Things