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MGMT: Inheritors of the Head-expanding Hippie Ethos

Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 25 June 2010

FEW OF THE BANDS playing Glastonbury's 40th anniversary this weekend fit the consciousness-expanding ethic of the festival at its best as well as MGMT. They remain best known for the joyous electro-psychedelic single 'Kids', which has soundtracked everything from TV ads to President Sarkozy's election rallies (the band successfully sued). The album on which you can find it, Oracular Spectacular (2007), was named NME's album of the year and one of Rolling Stone's albums of the decade, on the way to selling more than 1.5 million.

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