John Darnielle armed his band with new songs and and headed to Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis, TN, the Mountain Goats spent a week capturing the magic of a band at the top of its game.
…Keep Dreaming, Buddy is a portal into Palace Winter’s new reality of brighter colors, more disparate influences, and their constant reminder of life’s teetering balance.
“I am tempted to say it is the band’s best record, except Garcia Peoples are too restless to settle for plateaus. Just do as the title says. Raise a glass at your wit’s end, and let the music blow away the night.” David Fricke
‘Creation Myth’s makes subtle nods to Americana and spooky, blissed-out folk, but never lights for too long on any one spot.