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The Mountain Goats and Matthew E. White


The Showbox (map) Downtown
Mon., Dec. 17 2012 21+

Kelly O

Recommended by Megan Seling

The first song I heard in 2012 was the Mountain Goats’ anthemic “This Year.” It blasted through the speakers of a friend’s house, and the small group of New Year’s Eve partyers loudly, drunkenly sang along to the insistent chorus “I am going to make it through this year if it kills me!” Mountain Goats singer John Darnielle is the master at delivering lines that both comfort and inspire. The band’s new album, Transcendental Youth, is no different. The opening line is “Do every stupid thing that makes you feel alive.” It just might be the anthem for 2013. (Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave,, 7 pm, $24, all ages)

The Showbox

1426 First Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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  • Mon., Dec. 17 2012
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