Check out MGMT’s New Cover Art

MGMT reveals the cover art for their third album via a GIF

MGMT has released the cover art for their self-titled third album. The image shows Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser (MGMT) outside of a thrift shop and was initially unveiled as an animated GIF. We have one fan to thank who put all the pieces together and posted the image on MGMT’s Facebook page.

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MGMT’s MGMT will be available on September 17 through Columbia Records. The album will come with “unique visual elements to accompany and illustrate the new music,” with something called “the Optimizer” which “provides listeners of the album with a simultaneous aural and optical listening experience featuring video and CGI work.” Have a listen to “Alien Days,” a track off the album, below.

MGMT track list:
1. “Alien Days”
2. “Cool Song No. 2”
3. “Mystery Disease”
4. “Introspection”
5. “Your Life Is a Lie”
6. “A Good Sadness”
7. “Astro-Mancy”
8. “I Love You to Death”
9. “Plenty of Girls in the Sea”
10. “An Orphan of Fortune”

MGMT 2013 tour dates:
July 3 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
July 5 to 7 – Kelona, BC @ Waterfront Park
July 9 – Quebec City, QC @ Quebec City Summer Festival
July 12 – Lansing, MI @ Common Ground Music Festival
July 13 – Cincinnati, OH @ Bunbury Music Festival
August 24 – Monterey, CA @ First City Festival
August 25 – Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Fest
August 26 – Las Vegas, NV @ Cosmopoliton
August 29 – Davis, CA @ Mondavi Center
August 31 – Bend, OR @ Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 1 – Troutdale, OR @ Edgefield Amphitheater
September 2 – Seattle, WA @ Bumbershoot
September 4 – Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory
September 5 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Twilight Concert Series
September 6 – Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium
September 26 – Cologne, Germany @ Live Music Hall *
September 27 – Brussels, Belgium @ AB *
September 29 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Cirkus *
September 30 – Oslo, Norway @ SentrumScene *
October 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Vega Main Hall *
October 3 – Berlin, Germany @ Astra Kulturhaus *
October 4 – Vienna, Austria @ Gasometer *
October 5 – Munich, Germany @ Kesselhaus *
October 6 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Komplex 457 *
October 8 – Paris, France @ Olympia *
October 9 – Hamburg, Germany @ Docks *
October 10 – Utrecht, Netherlands @ Vredenburg Leidsche *
October 12 – Glasgow, Scotland @ 02 ABC *
October 13 – Wolverhampton, England @ Civic Hall *
October 14 – Manchester, England @ O2 Apollo Manchester *
October 16 – London, England @ Forum *
October 19 – Dublin, Ireland @ Olympia Theatre *

* with Guards