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Transcendental Youth


October 2, 2012




Merge Records

Transcendental Youth is the 14th studio album by the Mountain Goats. The album focuses on outcasts, recluses, the mentally ill, and others struggling in ordinary society. The album is loosely unified around a group of people living in Washington state.


  1. "Amy AKA Spent Gladiator 1" -- 2:27
  2. "Lakeside View Apartments Suite" -- 3:58
  3. "Cry for Judas" -- 3:13
  4. "Harlem Roulette" -- 3:23
  5. "White Cedar" -- 3:05
  6. "Until I Am Whole" -- 2:49
  7. "Night Light" -- 3:59
  8. "The Diaz Brothers" -- 2:46
  9. "Counterfeit Florida Plates" -- 2:23
  10. "In Memory of Satan" -- 4:01
  11. "Spent Gladiator 2" -- 2:52
  12. "Transcendental Youth" -- 4:10

Bonus Tracks Edit

  1. "Steal Smoked Fish" (alternative version) (Japanese bonus track) -- 3:44
  2. "Tomorrow" (from the musical Annie) (Japanese bonus track) -- 3:34

Steal Smoked FishEdit

(main article: Steal Smoked Fish (EP))

Steal Smoked Fish is a 7" given away to the first to pre-order Transcendental Youth.


  1. "Steal Smoked Fish"
  2. "In the Shadow of the Western Hills"

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