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Congratulations

by MGMT

Congratulations by MGMT

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Congratulations

by MGMT

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Label: Columbia
MGMT poked fun at pop culture on their debut, but they were too good at it. The album was a hit, too irresistible for the pop gods to dismiss. So they retort with a "non-singles" album, a set that's woozy with ambition yet still playful. It's not a huge departure, though; Congratulations is more a continuation of the last half of their debut. It's a further study of Syd Barrett and name-checked heroes like Dan Treacy and Brian Eno; it's two Brooklyn kids professing their utter dependence on pop culture, just trying to piece together the workings of some of its most eccentric minds.

About This Album

MGMT poked fun at pop culture on their debut, but they were too good at it. The album was a hit, too irresistible for the pop gods to dismiss. So they retort with a "non-singles" album, a set that's woozy with ambition yet still playful. It's not a huge departure, though; Congratulations is more a continuation of the last half of their debut. It's a further study of Syd Barrett and name-checked heroes like Dan Treacy and Brian Eno; it's two Brooklyn kids professing their utter dependence on pop culture, just trying to piece together the workings of some of its most eccentric minds.

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About This Album

MGMT poked fun at pop culture on their debut, but they were too good at it. The album was a hit, too irresistible for the pop gods to dismiss. So they retort with a "non-singles" album, a set that's woozy with ambition yet still playful. It's not a huge departure, though; Congratulations is more a continuation of the last half of their debut. It's a further study of Syd Barrett and name-checked heroes like Dan Treacy and Brian Eno; it's two Brooklyn kids professing their utter dependence on pop culture, just trying to piece together the workings of some of its most eccentric minds.