World Music

Goat - World Music
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2012 Ratings: #128 / 944
User Score
Based on 62 ratings
2012 Ratings: #75
August 20, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rocket Recordings / Label
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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.

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
zaxapitsa
55
Últimamente hay un montón de bandas suecas con una falta de pegada preocupante. ¿A quién se le ocurre hacer un disco pseudo africano con un triste djembé? Y la batería floja, floja... una pena, porque la idea es muy buena. La última canción es la que más se acerca a lo que prometen.
JustinSlick
NR
Just discovering Goat this year. These guys have really got "something" about them that I find really appealing. I think it's the vocal and rhythmic style that I'm connecting with. Hope we hear more from them soon.
85
One of of the best albums i've ever heard.
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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