Late Night Tales: MGMT

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Late Night Tales: MGMT
Compilation album by
ReleasedOctober 3, 2011
LabelLate Night Stories
ProducerAndrew VanWyngarden, Ben Goldwasser
CompilerAndrew VanWyngarden, Ben Goldwasser
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Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

Late Night Tales: MGMT is a mix album compiled by the band MGMT's members Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser and released on October 3, 2011.[3] The album is the 25th in the Late Night Tales series.[4]

"The band's Late Night Tales selection of post-punk, cult indie and counter-culture figureheads reflects the band's multifaceted sound, and draws comparisons with contemporary dreampop/chillwave/shoegaze/folk scenes on both sides of the Atlantic."[5]

Their compilation features tracks from artists such as The Velvet Underground, Felt, Suicide, Spacemen 3, and Disco Inferno. It also features an exclusive MGMT's cover of the Bauhaus song "All We Ever Wanted Was Everything" from their 1982 album The Sky's Gone Out.[6]


On October 3, 2011, an animated music video was released for MGMT's cover "All We Ever Wanted Was Everything," directed by Ned Wenlock for Hoverlion.[7]

On October 24, 2011 the light used in the MGMT Late Night Tales album artwork was released for consumer purchase.[8]

MGMT Light

Track listing[edit]

1."Can't See Through It"Disco Inferno3:52
2."Love You Girl"The Great Society3:09
4."Stop and Smell the Roses"Television Personalities4:04
5."Ocean"The Velvet Underground5:45
6."Red Indians"Felt1:56
7."Laughing Boy"Julian Cope5:47
8."For Belgian Friends"The Durutti Column5:25
9."Mound of Clay"Charlie Feathers2:28
10."Song for Wilde"Mark Fry2:33
11."All We Ever Wanted Was Everything" (Bauhaus cover)MGMT4:25
12."Troubled Mind"Cheval Sombre5:46
13."Drug Song"Dave Bixby3:23
14."Hearts Are Like Flowers"The Jacobites4:12
15."Pink Frost"The Chills4:00
16."Sparks"Martin Rev3:30
17."Melancholy Man"The Wake7:22
18."Lord Can You Hear Me?"Spacemen 34:34
19."Morning Splendour"Pauline Anna Strom5:59
20."Lost for Words (Part 2)"Paul Morley3:23


  1. ^ Gregory Heaney. "LateNightTales - MGMT: Review - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved July 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "MGMT: LateNightTales Album Review - Pitchfork". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Connecting to the iTunes Store". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Releases . Shop . Homepage . LateNight Tales". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  5. ^ "MGMT . Downloads . Shop . Homepage . LateNight Tales". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  6. ^ "MGMT Curate LateNightTales Compilation - Pitchfork". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Watch the Video for MGMT's "All We Wanted Was Everything" - Pitchfork". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  8. ^ "LateNightTales - Music & Stories worth staying up for". Retrieved 2 October 2016.

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