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February 7th, 2018




Today, MGMT released “Me & Michael” accompanied by a narrative based music video directed by Joey Frank and Randy Lee Maitland. The video tells the story of MGMT being moved to steal a song written by Filipino band Truefaith, a theft leading to a rise of unprecedented success followed by an accusation of plagiarism and a crashing fall.  When the band puts their heads together and decide to ask for forgiveness, they contact Truefaith – who are actually an established rock band from the Philippines and who recorded a version and video called “Ako at si Michael” for this little MGMT stunt. If you look around for influences, you will find Russian versions too.


“Me & Michael” is the fourth instant-grat track the band has made available off the upcoming album Little Dark Age due out this Friday, February 9th.  Visit for more info. Last night, MGMT completed a sold out 5-night run of European dates and will embark on a headlining world tour in early March, including 2-nights in Seattle and Chicago, 3-nights in Brooklyn and more. Complete list of tour dates available below.


Directed by: Joey Frank and Randy Lee Maitland


Earlier this month MGMT released a behind-the-scenes video chronicling the making of Little Dark Age at Tarbox Road Studios in Cassadaga, NY. Watch HERE. The band has made a lyric video for the enchanting track “Hand It Over,” and previously released the visuals for shadowy title track, “Little Dark Age,” and “When You Die.”  See full track-listing for Little Dark Age below.


Formed in 2002, MGMT released their influential, Grammy-nominated, debut album Oracular Spectacular in 2007. This was followed by 2010’s Congratulations and 2013’s self-titled album MGMT.


(pre-order album here)


Little Dark Age tracklisting:

  1. She Works Out Too Much
  2. Little Dark Age
  3. When You Die
  4. Me and Michael
  6. James
  7. Days That Got Away
  8. One Thing Left To Try
  9. When You’re Small
  10. Hand It Over


Tour Dates

1/30     Berlin, Germany                     Huxley’s  [SOLD OUT]

2/2       Amsterdam, Netherlands        Paradiso  [SOLD OUT]

2/3       Brussels, Belgium                  AB Main Hall  [SOLD OUT]

2/5       Paris, France                          La Cigale [SOLD OUT]

2/6       London, UK                             Electric Brixton [SOLD OUT]

3/2       St. Paul, MN                            Myth

3/3       Chicago, IL                              Riviera Theatre [SOLD OUT]

3/4       Chicago, IL                              Riviera Theatre

3/5       St. Louis, MO                          Peabody Opera House

3/7       Dallas, TX                               South Side Ballroom

3/8       Austin, TX                               ACL Live at Moody Theater

3/9       New Orleans, LA                     BUKU Music & Art Project

3/11     Nashville, TN                          Ryman Auditorium

3/13     Atlanta, GA                              Coca-Cola Roxy

3/15     Washington, DC                     The Anthem

3/16     Boston, MA                              Orpheum Theatre

3/17     Montreal, QB                           MTELUS

3/19     Toronto, ON                            Massey Hall

3/20     Philadelphia, PA                      Electric Factory

3/24     Brooklyn, NY                           Kings Theatre

3/25     Brooklyn, NY                           Brooklyn Steel [SOLD OUT]

3/26     Brooklyn, NY                           Brooklyn Steel

5/7       Denver, CO                             Fillmore Auditorium

5/9       Calgary, AB                             Big Four Building

5/11     Vancouver, BC                          Orpheum Theatre

5/12     Seattle, WA                            Showbox SODO [SOLD OUT]

5/13     Seattle, WA                             Showbox Sodo

5/15     San Francisco, CA                 Warfield Theatre

5/18     Hollywood, CA                         Palladium

5/19     San Diego, CA                             San Diego Civic Theatre

5/20    Tempe, AZ                               Marquee Theatre

522      Salt Lake City, UT                   The Union

6/14-17 Dover, DE                              Firefly Music Festival

6/29-7/1 Beuningen, Netherlands     Down The Rabbit Hole Festival

7/6       Hérouville Saint Clair, France             Festival Beauregard

7/12     Madrid, Spain                             Mad Cool Festival

7/17     Milan, Italy                                Milano Summer Festival