The Mountain Goats Share ‘Picture Of My Dress’ Single

By Scott Bernstein Oct 13, 2020 12:19 pm PDT

The Mountain Goats previewed their forthcoming Getting Into Knives LP by issuing the single “Picture Of My Dress.” Getting Into Knives is set for release via Merge Records on October 23.

The song was inspired by a tweet from poet Maggie Smith:

The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle saw the tweet and responded with the title:

Darnielle and company then got down to work:

Getting Into Knives was recorded with producer Matt Ross-Spang at the historic Sam Phillips Recording facility in Memphis. Darnielle described “Picture Of My Dress” as, “a pop-country song that’s still identifiably the Mountain Goats, universally relatable but still a little cracked.”

Stream “Picture Of My Dress” below:

The Mountain Goats also announced a pair of livestreamed concerts. The full-band pay-per-view broadcasts were captured at Manifold Recording in Pittsboro, North Carolina. No repeats were played. The Jordan Lake Sessions performances premiere at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on October 22 and 29 via NoonChorus.

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