The Mountain Goats Share ‘Picture Of My Dress’ Single
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.