added: 6 Aug 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Your Life Is A Lie is the first music video released from the bands self-titled third studio album and finds MGMT working again with Tom Kuntz, director of the band's 2010 mini-epic Congratulations who has also received wide acclaim for his ground-breaking commercial and short film work.
MGMT is released on September 17. The successor to 2008's Oracular Spectacular and 2010's Congratulations, MGMT finds Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser continuing to push themselves to expand the boundaries of modern pop music. Returning to Tarbox Road Studios to work with longtime collaborator Dave Fridmann (Co-producer and mixer of Oracular Spectacular and Congratulations, The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala), Andrew and Ben experimented with various in-studio writing processes, allowing the music to tell them where it wanted to go. The result is a diverse and powerful collection of 10 songs (including a cover of "Introspection" by 1960's psych band Faine Jade) that directly mirrors the duo's encompassing surrealist view of the everyday (see below for full track listing).
The full track listing for MGMT is as follows:
Cool Song No. 2
Your Life Is a Lie
A Good Sadness
I Love You Too, Death
Plenty Of Girls In the Sea
An Orphan Of Fortune
October 12 Glasgow, UK 02 ABC
October 13 Wolverhampton, UK Civic Hall
October 14 Manchester, UK O2 Apollo Manchester
October 16 London, UK Forum
October 19 Dublin, Ireland Olympia Theatre
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