congratulations again

MGMT fans who were disappointed by the prog-leaning follow-up to Oracular Spectacular will no doubt enjoy a new disco rework of the album’s title track.

London DJ/Producer Erol Alkan took the sleepy, twinkly “Congratulations” and added an adrenaline injection bassline. The result is a surprisingly organic sounding track:

MGMT – Congratulations (Erol Alkan Rework) RADIO EDIT by Erol Alkan

MGMT will release it as a vinyl 7″ on November 23, packaged with a 20-page illustrated storybook. Perhaps it will explain what the hell this is:

For yet another version, check out this live performance from the Jimmy Kimmel Show last week:

And if you just can’t get enough of “Congratulations”, MGMT showed up on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic last week too:

Okay, that’s enough for now.

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