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MGMT: Second Album Is "Weird" & "Like A Soul Record"
Ben Hewitt , January 14th, 2010 07:17

Duo describe Congratulations as a "soul record"

Indie-dance duo MGMT have described their new album Congratulations as "weird" and compared it to a "soul record".

Speaking to Spin, singer Andrew VanWyngarden said: "It's very plaintive. In a weird way, it's like a soul record.

"That, and there's an instrumental track, the second to last song on the album, called 'Lady Dada's Nightmare'."

Congratulations will be their second album following their 2007 debut Oracular Spectacular. VanWyngarden added: "It's mixed and mastered, and now we're just working on presenting it to the world.

"We spent all of last year working on it, and that's after a good long while touring behind the first record, so it's definitely nice to be done."

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