7.15.2006

an astronaut / could've seen / the hunger in / my eyes from space

Maybe Adorno would say that a turn to the testimony of interior feelings in a time of global conflict is immoral. Nonetheless, these new Mountain Goats songs end any need to ever sing about death ever again.

Or maybe they make it okay.

I don't know.

This is not emo, because emo would never say: "I was cold. // So I put on a sweater. // And I turned up the heat. // ... // I practically ran. // From the living room. // Out into the street."

It's not really in the text, so listen:

Woke up New.
Find other Mountain Goats songs from their new album Get Lonely.

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