MGMT Present Spaced-Out New Track ‘Alien Days’

Ben Goldwasse and Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT perform on the main stage on the first day of Bestival at Robin Hill Country Park on September 11, 2009 in Newport, Isle of Wight.

MGMT has returned with "Alien Days," a new song which sounds, quite literally, out of this world.

A dreamy, five-minute-long trip into psychedelia, “Alien Days" was initially released last Saturday as a limited-edition cassette single for the Record Store Day campaign. The group are now presenting the track to the world as a free stream. 

“Alien Days” is the first taste of the band's forthcoming third album, the follow-up to 2010’s “Congratulations,” an effort that polarized fans who had jumped on board following the explosive breakthrough that was 2007’s “Oracular Spectacular.”

A release date on the new set has yet to be confirmed, though several reports have pinned the album -- reportedly self-titled -- to the month of June. The alternative rock group, founded by  Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden, will take their show on the road for a spring tour, beginning April 26 at Penn State. MGMT have performed "Alien Days" during recent live shows.

Listen to the new track below:


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