Had Andrew and Ben not agreed (probably with a smirk) long ago that, should their ever-evolving musical collaboration called MGMT reach the crucial Third Record Threshold, they'd make that milestone eponymous, MGMT (the album) might well have been called something like Step Into The Club - ("because it's like a multi-level club inside of our brains") - or Now, That's What I Call Now! or just MGMT - NOW! (like the Rolling Stones' third album), because MGMT has indeed made a very now record.
Songs for anyone who's "going through daily life feeling like an alien," MGMT draws seasoned fans and new initiates alike into the band's eureka zone, a psychic oasis offering the opposite of dumbed-down (smarted-up?) as sympathetic counsel or support for something like chronic mis-aligned-multiple-reality syndrome, DejaVu-DO or Modern malaise - whatever you want to call it. With their resplendent third album, Ben and Andrew finally open up the MGMT inner sanctum through a brand-new sound that's about what it's all about: "sinking in - and forgetting about time."
Booking (NA): Paradigm Agency
Booking (International ex. NA): CAA
Label: Columbia Records
Publishing & Licensing: BMG
"Alien Days" Official Video
"Cool Song No. 2" Official Video