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Mountain Goats, The / Get Lonely
Album:Get Lonely Collection:Out for Review
Artist:Mountain Goats, The Added:Aug 2006

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-08-20 Pull Date:2006-10-22 
Week Ending:Oct 22Oct 15Oct 8Sep 24Sep 10Sep 3Aug 27

 Recent Airplay
1.Oct 30, 2011:Crooked Spoke Adjourned
Maybe Sprout Wings
4.Nov 23, 2010:Nick&Noah: TheRadioShow
Woke Up New
2.Sep 06, 2011:feelin' the music
In The Hidden Places
5.Sep 28, 2010:Daydream Disaster
Get Lonely
3.Jun 09, 2011:orangeasm
Woke Up New
6.Mar 13, 2010:The Knife
In The Hidden Places

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-04-01 
Umpteenth album from unique folky singer songwriter John Darnielle and co. If you’re looking for the fast and hard strummed guitar and almost-shouted vocals, you won’t find them here. This is largely subdued and soft-strummed and sung. Scott Solter (long time John Vanderslice right-hand man) produces this one and makes it sound nice, but not too inventive. The lyrics are still good; they’re just packaged in a different way.
My picks: 4, 7, 9, 10
1. sparse ringing piano, light strummed guitar
2. light, rolling drums. Later light guitar and whispered vocals.
3. med-tempo light drums, light strummed guitar, xylophone later
4. med-slow, guitar and vox only at the beginning. Great string later in the song.
5. med- slow guitar strums. Dark strings and squeeks
6. medium tempo guitar strums. Strings in the background
7. medium tempo. guitar and strings. Large chunks without vocals
8. piano (low, block chords) and guitar.
9. med-fast guitar strums, bass and plucked cello.
10. brass and interesting drums. piano. organ.
11. med-slow. soft strummed guitar. cello. ringing guitar solo.
12. slightly upbeat, medium tempo. strummed guitar. ringing xylophone or bells.

Track Listing
1.Wild Sage 7.In The Hidden Places
2.New Monster Avenue 8.Song For Lonely Giants
3.Half Dead 9.Woke Up New
4.Get Lonely 10.If You See Light
5.Maybe Sprout Wings 11.Cobra Tattoo
6.Moon Over Goldsboro 12.In Corolla