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The Mountain Goats: Get Lonely
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John Darnielle & co. have put out one excellent album after another the past few years, and Get Lonely is no exception. While last year’s release The Sunset Tree dealt head-on with Darnielle’s abusive childhood, Get Lonely centers around lost love. It’s a quiet, reflective, even somber affair, with spare production giving Darnielle’s well-crafted, often-heartbreaking lyrics an even stronger emotional impact. And for those put off by Darnielle’s usual intense and nasally vocal style, he’s noticeably subdued here, singing in a soft voice that beautifully reflects the album’s overall theme. 8/14/2006 - Don Yates
Other Mountain Goats album reviews:

Beat The Champ - 3/26/2015
Transcendental Youth - 9/21/2012
The Sunset Tree - 4/20/2005
We Shall All Be Healed - 1/19/2004
Tallahassee - 11/15/2002
All Hail West Texas - 2/15/2002
Full Force Galesburg - 6/15/1997