MGMT is back with the single, “Bubblegum Dog”

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No more uncertainty, this is how the long-awaited track that is part of Loss of Life.

Since years before it was released Little Dark Age, MGMT He had already excited his fans by showing a new song during a live broadcast on Periscope. Surprisingly for its listeners, the song was not integrated into the 2018 album and became an enigma, but it finally came to light and still retains the title of “Bubblegum Dog”.

After the group made up of Andrew Vanwyngarden and Ben Goldwasser published some clues through his posts on Instagram, in which you could see a puppy that has already been deleted, MGMT hinted that the premiere of the track was approaching Loss of Lifehis next album.

It was at the beginning of 2023 when Goldwasser gave aceus fans updates about the new album and joked that it would be almost three hours long, as they had to take into account that “Bubblegum Dog“was one hour and”Astromancy Song No. 2” 45 minutes; However, the track is now available on digital platforms and its acoustic rhythms and emblematic synthesizers do not go beyond four minutes.

The song was also released simultaneously with a music video, directed by Julia Vickermanwhich references the classic video aesthetic of the ’90s. Loss of Life of MGMT will arrive on February 23, 2024 via the label Mom + Pop and you can now pre-order it at this link; If you hurry, you might be one of the lucky ones to receive a stuffed animal of the desired Bubblegum Dog.


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