Goat, “Words”

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 08.12.14 in Listen to This

You don’t need to buy into the Goat mythology — something about the Swedish collective stemming from a long line of voodoo-practicing villagers — to appreciate their spellbound sound. Especially when it comes to a track as tightly edited as “Words.” Much less sprawling than the band’s rightfully acclaimed live shows, the Sub Pop-endorsed single keeps to a steady beat while a guitar gently wails and a chorus line leads us right into the next one, our suspense slowly but surely building…