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MGMT Biography

The Electro-Pop duo MGMT, pronounced “management”, is comprised of multi-instrumentalists Andrew Vanwyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, two guys whose paths first intersected on the campus of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut USA, circa 2002.

Three years later, the pair went on to issue on the indie label Cantora Records, their very first commercial release, a 6-song EP called "Time To Pretend".
Following the release of the EP and a couple of one-month long tours, MGMT took six months off, with Vanwyngarden moving to Brooklyn for a post-college “existential crisis” and Goldwasser hanging out in Connecticut before heading to upstate New York to work woodland construction.
Following their hiatus from MGMT, Vanwyngarden and Goldwasser reconnoitered in Brooklyn and began recording new songs for the sheer fun of it on an “Mbox computer set-up”. Those humble home sessions lay the groundwork for what would become their debut full-length disc.
The album, "Oracular Spectacular", was released by Red Ink/Columbia in January 2008 and quickly broke into the top 40 of The Billboard 200. The first single, "Time To Pretend", reached #23 on The Hot Modern Rock Tracks and its follow-up, "Kids", rose to #9 on the same chart.

MGMT returned with its sophomore album, "Congratulations", in April 2010 falling just one position short of #1 on The Billboard Top 200 chart. The disc contained the minor hit "Flash Delirium".

 

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Oracular Spectacular (2008)

Oracular Spectacular
1. Time To Pretend
2. Weekend Wars
3. The Youth
4. Electric Feel
5. Kids
6. 4th Dimensional Transition
7. Pieces Of What
8. Of Moons, Birds And Monsters
9. The Handshake
10. Future Reflections

Congratulations (2010)

Congratulations
1. It's Working
2. Song For Dan Treacy
3. Someone's Missing
4. Flash Delirium
5. I Found A Whistle
6. Siberian Breaks
7. Brian Eno
8. Lady Dada's Nightmare
9. Congratulations
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