MGMT Announces Third Album Details

Band members Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser team up again with producer Dave Fridmann.

Experimental pop duo MGMT has announced that their long-awaited third album will be self-titled and released on Sept. 17 through Columbia Records.

MGMT finds band members Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser once again collaborating with Dave Fridmann, who co-produced their last two albums. The album includes previously released single “Alien Days” and a cover of “Introspection” by 1960s psychedelic band Faine Jade.

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According to a press statement, the band "experimented with various in-studio writing processes, allowing the music to tell them where it wanted to go." "Your Life is a Lie" will be the first music video released from the set.

Congratulations, the band’s previous album, debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and has sold 219,000 copies to date, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Its debut album Oracular Spectacular produced hits like "Kids," "Time To Pretend" and "Electric Feel."

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MGMT is currently on tour and recently played the Firefly Festival in Dover, Delaware where they performed a new song.

The duo is set to headline a number of festivals this summer and will embark on a European tour in the fall. A U.S. tour is scheduled for November and December, though dates have not been announced.

Below is the track list for MGMT:

1. Alien Days
2. Cool Song No. 2
3. Mystery Disease
4. Introspection
5. Your Life is a Lie
6. A Good Sadness
7. Astro-Mancy
8. I Love You Too, Death
9. Plenty of Girls in the Sea
10. An Orphan of Fortune

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