MGMT Perform “Me & Michael” and “Electric Feel” on Colbert, Tour Starts This Week!

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MGMT Team with Late Show House Band
Jon Batiste and Stay Human for “Electric Feel”
Matthew Dear & Cola Boyy Added 
to North American Dates
Last night, MGMT made their first TV appearance in support of their fourth studio album Little Dark Age which was released on Feb. 9th and debuted at No. 2 at both Alternative and Rock album Chart and was met with positive critical review. The band played album single “Me and Michael” amid 80s VHS style video effects for live broadcast on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertWatch it HERE. At special request from the show, the band also filmed a bonus performance of  “Electric Feel” alongside Jon Batiste and the Stay Human band. The hit was one of a handful of songs that was played for the audience during commercial break during Stephen Colbert’s tenure at Comedy Central as host of the Colbert ReportWatch it HERE.
MGMT will embark on a world tour beginning this week, starting with a run of North American dates. Matthew Dear and Cola Boyy will open select shows on the tour. Full list of dates and support acts listed below.
MGMT recently released the official music video for “Me and Michael” accompanied by a narrative based music video directed by Joey Frank. The video tells the fictional story of “Me and Michael” a song written by Filipino band True Faith, which MGMT discovers and decides to record as their own leading toa rise of unprecedented success for the band followed by a crashing fall when they are accused of plagiarism.  Watch the video HERE. Earlier this month MGMT released a behind-the-scenes video chronicling the making of Little Dark Age at Tarbox Road Studios in Cassadaga, NY. Watch here. MGMT has also made available the lyric video for the enchanting track “Hand It Over”. Listen HERE. The group previously released the visuals for shadowy title track, “Little Dark Age,” watch HERE, and  “When You Die”, a dream-like journey through the cycles of life. Watch HERE.  See full tracklisting  for Little Dark Age below.
Formed in 2002, MGMT released their influential, Grammy-nominated, debut album Oracular Spectacular in 2007. This was followed by 2010’s Congratulations and 2013’s self-titled album MGMT.

MGMT cover

Tour Dates
3/2  St. Paul, MN                       Myth*
3/3  Chicago, IL                         Riviera Theatre [SOLD OUT]*
3/4  Chicago, IL                         Riviera Theatre*
3/5  St. Louis, MO                      Peabody Opera House*
3/7  Dallas, TX                           South Side Ballroom*
3/8  Austin, TX                          ACL Live at Moody Theater*
3/9  New Orleans, LA                 BUKU Music & Art Project*
3/11 Nashville, TN                     Ryman Auditorium*
3/13 Atlanta, GA                       Coca-Cola Roxy*
3/15 Washington, DC                 The Anthem#
3/16 Boston, MA                        Orpheum Theatre#
3/17 Montreal, QB                     MTELUS#
3/19 Toronto, ON                       Massey Hall#
3/20 Philadelphia, PA                 Electric Factory#
3/24 Brooklyn, NY                     Kings Theatre#
3/25 Brooklyn, NY                     Brooklyn Steel [SOLD OUT]#
3/26Brooklyn, NY                      Brooklyn Steel [SOLD OUT]#
5/7  Denver, CO                        Fillmore Auditorium
5/9  Calgary, AB                        Big Four Building
5/11 Vancouver, BC                   Orpheum Theatre
5/12 Seattle, WA                       Showbox SODO [SOLD OUT]
5/13 Seattle, WA                       Showbox Sodo
5/15 San Francisco, CA              Warfield Theatre
5/18 Hollywood, CA                   Palladium
5/19 San Diego, CA                    San Diego Civic Theatre
5/20 Tempe, AZ                         Marquee Theatre
5/22 Salt Lake City, UT              The Union
6/14-17 Dover, DE                     Firefly Music Festival
6/29-7/1 Beuningen, Netherlands     Down The Rabbit Hole Festival
7/6  Hérouville Saint Clair, France     Festival Beauregard
7/12 Madrid, Spain                     Mad Cool Festival
7/17 Milan, Italy                         Milano Summer Festival
*Matthew Dear
#Cola Boyy


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