MGMT unveil surreal 'Alien Days' video - watch

The song comes from their recently released third album 'MGMT'

MGMT have unveiled the video for their track 'Alien Days'.

Click above to watch the extraterrestrial-featuring promo for the song from their eponymous third album, which was released in September. Read NME's verdict on the Brooklyn duo's efforts here.

The band recently said that they do not think it is healthy for bands to share too much information on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Speaking to Digital Spy, both Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden said that they felt uncomfortable with feeling like they are expected to update fans constantly with information and revealed that they held off starting an MGMT Twitter account until earlier this year.

"People have come to expect that from the artist, that they should be sharing every aspect of their lives," says Goldwasser. He adds: "It dilutes the whole thing in a way, and I don't know if it'll ever be the same again where there were people like David Bowie. Who really knew anything about David Bowie? He was able to craft this mysterious image that wasn't really him but this character [Ziggy Stardust] he created. You don't know how much of it was him or the character. That's something that is getting lost."

Read More On This Artist

MGMT Merchandise
More News
Leon Bridges announces first UK tour
Franz Ferdinand and Sparks tease collaborative album with new song 'Collaborations...
Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan takes up full-time role at TNA Wrestling
Take That's Mark Owen reveals X Factor judge interest
Refused to return with new album 'Freedom' - hear comeback single 'Elektra' now
Mel B's management denies claims her husband is to blame for her X Factor exit
Wolf Alice announce UK tour including biggest headline shows to date
Nas to release a new album this summer
Alexandra Burke posts new video online - watch
Jamie xx announces UK live dates and shares 'Gosh' video - watch
Michael Cera teams with The Unicorns' Alden Penner for EP and UK tour - listen
Ariana Grande fan arrested at Connecticut concert after demanding a meeting with the singer
Mariah Carey unveils her new single 'Infinity' - listen
Frankie And The Heartstrings announce third album 'Decency' – hear 'Save It For...
Richard Russell and Lee 'Scratch' Perry's new single for sale via 'system of...
Editors plot UK and Ireland tour for October
Elbow release new track 'What Time Do You Call This?' - listen
Alan Wass, friend and collaborator of Pete Doherty, dies in hospital age 33
Hot Chip share Auto-Tune-heavy track 'Burning Up' - listen
R Kelly pulls out of Arizona gig at the last minute following pay dispute
John Cooper Clarke and Phill Jupitus join Glastonbury Theatre & Circus line-up
Deftones announce one-off London date at SSE Arena Wembley – O2 Priority Tickets Details

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM