I went to my first first Mountain GoatS concert last night. John Darnielle's lyrics really speak to me. He's also vocal about his Stepfather's physical abuse. I not only got to see them perform, but I was able to meet John and thank him for his music, one survivor to another.

This Year

You Were Cool

Woke up New


No Children
It's okay to find the faith to saunter forward
With no fear of shadows spreading where you stand
And you'll breathe easier just knowing
that the worst is all behind you
And the waves that tossed the raft all night
have set you on dry land
- The Mountain Goats - "Never Quite Free"