Hearken to The Mountain Goats’ Terrifying Ode to The Last Jedi

Ever since Star Wars Episode VIII‘s title was revealed, many people have speculated on what “The Last Jedi” could possibly mean. But now, director Rian Johnson has taken to Soundcloud (of all places) to share what may be our favorite pondering!

Straight from the mind of Mountain Goats singer/novelist/ all-around-awesome-human John Darnielle comes the epic tale of “The Ultimate Jedi Who Wastes All the Other Jedi And Eats Their Bones.”

Click through, listen, be astonished.

Like so much of current culture, this masterpiece came about because of a Twitter conversation between Johnson and Darnielle:

Rian Johnson and John Darnielle on Twitter


And now gather round and listen to the song in all of its glorious, bone-crunching glory:


Oh, and apparently (at least according to the wielder of unimaginably hi-res cameras himself, Rian Johnson) “The Ultimate Jedi Who Wastes All the Other Jedi And Eats Their Bones” is now an official part of the Star Wars Universe:

Rain Johnson on Twitter

Every time we think we can’t possibly get more excited about this film, we get more excited about this film.

[via Soundcloud and The Daily Dot!]





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