All Eternals Deck

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All Eternals Deck
Studio album by the Mountain Goats
Released March 29, 2011 (2011-03-29)
Recorded 2010
Genre folk rock, indie rock
Length 42:25
Label Merge Records
Producer Brandon Eggleston, John Congleton, Scott Solter, Erik Rutan
the Mountain Goats chronology
The Life of the World to Come
All Eternals Deck
Transcendental Youth
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Crackle Feedback (8/10)[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.1/10)[2]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[3]
Spin 7/10 stars[4]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[5]

All Eternals Deck is the 13th studio album by the Mountain Goats, released on March 29, 2011 by Merge Records. "All Eternals Deck" refers to a fictional set of Tarot cards, the history and details of which are described in the album's liner notes.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by John Darnielle

All Eternals Deck
No. Title Length
1. "Damn These Vampires"   3:24
2. "Birth of Serpents"   3:08
3. "Estate Sale Sign"   2:47
4. "Age of Kings"   4:13
5. "The Autopsy Garland"   2:50
6. "Beautiful Gas Mask"   3:52
7. "High Hawk Season"   2:56
8. "Prowl Great Cain"   3:15
9. "Sourdoire Valley Song"   3:38
10. "Outer Scorpion Squadron"   2:31
11. "For Charles Bronson"   3:01
12. "Never Quite Free"   3:30
13. "Liza Forever Minnelli"   3:20
Total length:

John Darnielle revealed in a concert on October 13th 2012 at the Music Hall of Williamsburg that not only is "Rotten Stinking Mouthpiece" his 'secret favorite song', but that it is about Lon Chaney Jr. and was inspired by his movie Indestructible Man.



  1. ^ "Crackle Feedback Review". 
  2. ^ "Pitchfork Review". 
  3. ^ "The Mountain Goats: All Eternals Deck | Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  4. ^ "SPIN Review". 
  5. ^ "Tiny Mix Tapes review". 
  6. ^ Darnielle, John (February 17, 2011). "Our New Tape". Retrieved March 30, 2011.