Loss Of Life: Blue Jay Opaque Vinyl LPLPMP731IE
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Label: Mom + Pop
Release Date: 23rd February
You know MGMT have only been getting better and better, right? 'Little Dark Age' was as close to leftfield perfect psych pop perfection as one can hope to reach and now the duo make a long-awaited return with some of the purest made pop nuggets you'll hear in the year they're naming 2024.
A very "MGMT MGMT album" which the band describes as "a group of songs about love and change, first and foremost"
Descriptors from the band include: bold, flavorful, playful, sincere, optimistic, perceptive - Loss Of Life was produced by MGMT and Patrick Wimberly (Solange, Lil Yachty, MGMT), with mixing and additional production by Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips, Interpol, Spoon) - The album includes the first ever MGMT song with a feature, courtesy Christine and the Queens - The album artwork has been licensed from John Baldessari's estate and is an artwork titled Noses & Ears, Etc (Part Two).
Formed in 2002, MGMT released their era-defining debut album Oracular Spectacular in 2007. One of the most influential albums of the '00's - it went on to sell over 2 million copies worldwide and was certified Gold or Platinum in over 10 major territories, including double platinum in UK, Platinum in Australia, Gold in France and Platinum in the USA. It gave the world evergreen hits such as "Kids", "Electric Feel" and "Time to Pretend" which have inspired, and continue to inspire new generations of artists and music fans alike to this day - those three songs combined have been streamed over 2 billion times on audio streaming platforms since released.
Always taking an unexpected creative turn at every new record, but always maintaining their cultural and commercial relevance over the subsequent 15 years, MGMT later released three further studio albums: "Congratulations" (2010), "MGMT" (2013) and "Little Dark Age" (2018).