Goths is the sixteenth studio album by the Mountain Goats, released on May 19, 2017, on Merge Records. The band has stated that Goths was inspired by an adolescence listening to The Cure, Bauhaus, Siouxsie and the Banshees, and Joy Division, as well as hearing songs on the Californian radio station KROQ-FM
Transcendental Youth is the 12th song on the album Transcendental Youth.
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Transcendental Youth is the 14th proper Mountain Goats album, and it's a dark ride, seeing Darnielle return to the depressive character studies and possibly autobiographical bleak tales that made up some of his most striking work. Beginning with the strident and almost bounding "Amy aka Spent Gladiator 1," all of the trademark elements of a Mountain Goats album fall immediately into place: Darnielle's wiry personality and sometimes breathless voice, quickly transitioning pop song structures, and lyrics that shift from humorous to dire in the space of a line or two.
Lyrics to "Transcendental Youth" song by The Mountain Goats: Cold through broken baseboards. Snow on the sunroof, Two stories down . Transcendental Youth". Cold through broken baseboards. Hold hands, Wish the snow away. Rise in the darkness, Of the gathering day.
Album · 2012 · 12 Songs. Night Light" plays the urgent end of a film plot; it's far from the exultation of the album's opening track, "Amy aka Spent Gladiator 1," where Darnielle encourages the masses to "do every stupid thing that makes you feel alive. Transcendental Youth The Mountain Goats. Listen on Apple Music.
With Transcendental Youth, the Mountain Goats have proven that they’re more than capable of engaging us with even without the unimpeachable witticisms of their frontman. Upon re-listening to this record, the album fails to stand out in the same way that some of the other groups albums have. The sound of the group remains the same, but the songs are less grounded in the typical concepts and ideas that the group enjoy playing with to craft a fanciful and engaging piece of work.