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    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:11:14

    MGMT to Release "MGMT" on September 17 - Check out the track listing and details on "The Optimizer"

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    • MGMT - AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 10: Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT performs as part of the Fun Fun Fun Festival at Auditorium Shores on November 10, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
    • MGMT - AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 10: Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT performs as part of the Fun Fun Fun Festival at Auditorium Shores on November 10, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
    • MGMT - AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 10: Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT performs as part of the Fun Fun Fun Festival at Auditorium Shores on November 10, 2013 in Austin, Texas.

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    MGMT will return this fall with their self-titled third studio album - MGMT. The album is set to be released on September 17. The record finds Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser continuing to push themselves to expand the boundaries of modern pop music.

    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.

    In preparation for the highly anticipated release of MGMT, the band has begun assembling a variety of unique visual elements to accompany and illuminate the new music via "the Optimizer."

    What the hell is that? Well, we'll tell you.

    Produced by MGMT live show video instrumentalist Alejandro Crawford, "the Optimizer" provides listeners of the album with a simultaneously aural & optical listening experience featuring video and CGI work by Andrew Benson, Emilio Gomariz, Geoffrey Lillemon, and Chris Timms. "the Optimizer" is part of an enhanced album package available on all commercial formats.

    Track Listing:

    Alien Days
    Cool Song No. 2
    Mystery Disease
    Introspection
    Your Life Is a Lie
    A Good Sadness
    Astro-Mancy
    I Love You Too, Death
    Plenty Of Girls In the Sea
    An Orphan Of Fortune

    North American Tour Dates:

    July 3 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest/BMO Harris Bank
    July 5-7 Kelowna, CA Keloha Music & Arts Festival
    July 9 Quebec, ON Festival D’Ete International De Quebec
    July 12 Lansing, MI Common Ground Music Festival
    July 13 Cincinnati, OH Bunbury Music Festival
    August 24 Monterey, CA Monterey County Fairgrounds
    August 25 Los Angeles, CA FYF Festival
    August 26 Las Vegas, NV The Pool at The Cosmopolitan
    August 29 Davis, CA Mondavi Center
    August 31 Bend, OR Les Schwab Amphitheatre
    September 1 Troutdale, OR Edgefield Amphitheatre
    September 2 Seattle, WA Bumbershoot Festival
    September 4 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
    September 5 Salt Lake City, UT Twilight Concert Series
    September 6 Denver, CO Fillmore Auditorium

    Who's stoked about new MGMT and "the Optimizer?"

    —Marlowe Mancini
    06.26.13



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