The Mountain Goats Perform “Birth Of Serpents” On Letterman

Last night the Mountain Goats debuted “Birth Of Serpents,” one of the Erik Rutan-produced songs from the forthcoming All Eternals Deck. I spoke with John Darnielle a day earlier and he talked about being excited to possibly meet Hank Aaron, another guest on yesterday’s show. Judging from a couple of tweets, the experience lived up to (and exceeded?) his expectations. This is what “hurt-our-faces-smiling fun” looks like:

All Eternals Deck is out 3/29 via Merge.