- World Music

Goat - World Music
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on 8 reviews
2012 Rank: #45 / 860
USER SCORE
79
Based on
41 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

81
Pitchfork

For all its psychedelic tendencies and marketing trappings, Goat's World Music feels as assured and unfussy as folk music.

80
musicOMH

Their home town might well be within the confines of Sweden, but their music exists in a universe without boundaries, where influences and ideas can be discovered and riffed upon with ease.

75
The 405

It's a creation with boundless energy that follows instinctual impulses to find its path.

70
Drowned in Sound

A wonder through the traditional folk and more amplified sounds of the planet’s history, yet infused with enough of Goat’s own character to all glue together.

User Reviews
Apr 12, 2015
SiberianBreaks
90
A breath of fresh air for modern psych. I really love the loud and expressive vocals with the acid-drenched guitar and tribal beats. Great jams and I don't know, but there's this certain magic to this album that I find so rarely.

Favourite tracks: Goathead, Let It Bleed, Det som aldrig förändras / Diarabi
Mar 20, 2015
codeman123
85
Immediatly when i put this record on i thought "sound like someone gave bedouin nomads electric guitars and a bunch of acid" and its awesome! Overall the feel is very middle eastern though i can't say for sure i suspect these fellas where influenced by the likes of Mahvishnu and Tanariwin.
Well i should say the rhythm is very middle eastern but the bass and lead guitars are something staright out of late 1960's psychadelia. All the songs have sparse lyrics with chants by the ... read more
Dec 22, 2014
85
One of of the best albums i've ever heard.
Feb 3, 2013
60
Favourite: Diarabi / Det som aldrig förändras / Diarabi
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DETAILS

August 20, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rocket Recordings / Label
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# 1 - Piccadilly Records
# 68 - PopMatters
# 32 - SPIN
# 70 - The Quietus
# 66 - Uncut
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# 5 - Rough Trade
Track List
  1. Diarabi 
  2. Goatman 
  3. Goathead 
  4. Disco Fever 
  5. Golden Dawn 
  6. Let It Bleed 
  7. Run To Your Mama 
  8. Goatlord 
  9. Det som aldrig förändras / Diarabi
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Added on: August 20, 2012