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Vinyl - Mountain Goats, The - Beat The Champ! 2LPs Vinyl Record

Mountain Goats, The - Beat the Champ! 2LPs Vinyl Record

  • $ 2199

Always wonderful when we have something new from The Mountain Goats. Beat the Champ has an interesting concept and based on the early airplay, it will not disappoint. 

Here is a little about the new album from Mr. Darnielle
Beat the Champ is about professional wrestling, which was an avenue of escape for me when I was a kid. Wrestling was low-budget working class entertainment back then, strictly UHF material. It was cheap theater. You had to bring your imagination to the proceedings and you got paid back double. I wrote these songs to re-immerse myself in the blood and fire of the visions that spoke to me as a child, and to see what more there might be in them now that I'm grown.

— John Darnielle, Durham, NC

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