The Mountain Goats' "Song for Dennis Brown" is one of those dirt-simple acoustic sketches whose utter gorgeousness sneaks up on you: just a secondhand riff framing John Darnielle's murmured, meandering tale of a ruined friend and the impending collapse of the narrator's lung, climaxing with "It took all the coke in town/to bring down Dennis Brown." The song is off the Mountain Goats' surprisingly... More >>>