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MGMT – Oracular Spectacular (Vinyl) Description:



MGMT – Oracular Rolling Stone (p.82) – 3.5 stars out of 5 — There are hints of Joy Division and Sixties nostalgia both acid-tinged and bluesy but ORACULAR SPECTACULARs playfulness and remarkable density are best displayed on Electric Feel… Rolling Stone (p.92) – Ranked #31 in Rolling Stones 50 Best Albums Of 2008 — Its acid rock for realists. Spin (p.51) – Ranked #10 in Spins 40 Best Albums Of 2008 — [A] state-of-the-art party album. Uncut (p.98) – 4 stars out of 5 — MGMT offer a series of rock pastiches so joyously over-egged that they be something new and celebratory. A sugary feast for the senses. Alternative Press (p.115) – 4.5 stars out of 5 — ORACULAR is thick with countless layers of electronics live instrumentation and vocal harmonies….Its brilliant. Q (Magazine) (p.138) – 4 stars out of 5 — [A] collection of ambitiously stitched-together genres all massaged into punchy cohesion by Flaming Lips producer Dave Fridmann. Its a bold debut. Mojo (Publisher) (p.66) – Ranked #36 in Mojos The 50 Best Albums Of 2008 — [With] wild reverbs huge keyboards and slippery lyrics… Harp (magazine) (p.104) – Filled with electro-processed recorders mad Mellotrons walls of fuzz and finely fingered acoustic guitars to go with MGMTs mystic mountain melodies… The Word (magazine) (p.106) – [MGMT] have clearly soaked up a lot of the sort of stuff that bands of their ilk exist for…but rather charmingly in these dread-heavy times they dress it all up in expansively positive pop songs that are generally high as kites. Clash (Magazine) (p.67) – Ranked #13 in Clashs The 40 Best Albums of 2008 — [I]ts raw talent that has kept MGMT afloat through 2008. Long may it do so. Disc 1 1. Time to Pretend 2. Weekend Wars 3. Youth The 4. Electric Feel 5. Kids 6. 4th Dimensional Transition 7. Pieces of What 8. Of Moons Birds and Monsters 9. Handshake The 10. Future Reflections MGMT – Oracular Spectacular (Vinyl)