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Welcome to Passaic

by The Mountain Goats

  • The Mountain Goats’ Welcome to Passaic is a limited-edition 7-inch containing In League with Dragons album track “Passaic 1975” b/w the previously unreleased “Get High and Listen to the Cure.” Pressed on black vinyl with large center hole. Does not include download card.
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Passaic 1975 03:54


released September 25, 2019

Passaic 1975

Recorded by Matt Ross-Spang at Blackbird (Nashville)
Produced by Owen Pallett
Mixed by Shani Gandhi

Get High and Listen to The Cure

Recorded by JD at home


Mastered by Brent Lambert at The Kitchen

Written by John Darnielle
Cadmean Dawn (ASCAP) admin. worldwide by Pacific Electric Music Publishing


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The Mountain Goats Durham, North Carolina

John Darnielle has written almost 600 songs now, and some of them are very sad, dealing with hard drugs and tragic ends, hurting yourself and others, sicknesses of both body and brain, off-brand alcohols. They are told in beautiful, unnerving, specific detail because he is a very good writer, and also some of them are just true stories about his own life.
—John Hodgman, 2012
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