The Mountain Goats Debut “Murder at the 18th St. Garage”

The Mountain Goats debut "Murder At The 18th Street Garage"
The Mountain Goats Photo Credit: Jackie Lee Young

The Mountain Goats release a video for “Murder at the 18th St. Garage,” the latest single off their forthcoming album, Jenny from Thebes. Dropping October 27th via Merge Records.

Of the song, John Darnielle says, “Rather than being coy about it let me tell you that somebody gets killed in this song, which is, at best, a short-term solution to Jenny’s problems, not that I’m saying she herself did anything. It’s her word against his now and he can’t talk any more and she’s long gone by the time the EMTs get to 18th street. Under oath I will testify that she was with me, because I am with her. I knew when I wrote this tune that Wurster-Hughes Inc. would eat it up like a big tasty snack, and guess what, they did. Lace up your dancing workboots but wear some inserts because this one’s a sprint.”

Mountain Goats
Jenny From Thebes
Merge Records

1. Clean Slate
2. Ground Level
3. Only One Way
4. Fresh Tattoo
5. Cleaning Crew
6. Murder at the 18th St. Garage
7. From the Nebraska Plant
8. Same as Cash
9. Water Tower
10. Jenny III
11. Going to Dallas
12. Great Pirates

The Mountain Goats 2023 Tour Dates

10/2 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern
10/3 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco
10/5 – San Francisco, CA @ August Hall
10/6 – San Francisco, CA @ August Hall – SOLD OUT
10/7 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
10/9 – Spokane, WA @ Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
10/10 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
10/11 – Bozeman, MT @ The ELM
10/13 – Boulder, CO @ Fox Theatre
10/14 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
10/27 – Lubbock, TX @ Cactus Theater
10/28 – Dallas, TX @ Longhorn Ballroom
10/29 – Houston, TX @ Heights Theater
12/1 – Greensboro, NC @ Hangar 1819
12/2 – Wilmington, DE @ The Queen
12/3 – Portland, ME @ Aura
12/5 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
12/6 – Hartford, CT @ Infinity Hall
12/7 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
12/8 – Homer, NY @ Center for the Arts of Homer
12/10 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Thunderbird Music Hall
12/12 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
12/13 – Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall
12/14 – St. Petersburg, FL @ The Floridian
12/15 – Jacksonville, FL @ Intuition Ale Works

Pre-order Jenny From Thebes HERE


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