Mountain Goats frontman John Darnielle, has been secretly working on a six-track EP with US shoegazer Kaki King who the band is touring with in the US.
Darnielle has spoken of his admitation of Kaki’s work on his blog. Black Pear Tree was recorded at Baucom Road studios in Darnielle’s home state, North Carolina.
Darnielle said: “People who know how I feel about Kaki’s music can imagine what an honor it was for me to get to work with her.”
Black Pear Tree‘s track listing is:
Black Pear Tree
Bring our Curses Home
Roger Patterson Van
Thank You Mario but our Princess Is in Another Castle
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Words: Lynn Roberts