Flash Delirium - MGMT - Congratulations
Label: Columbia - 88697453351 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album 190g • Country: Europe • Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop • Style: Electro, Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock
It was the first single to be released from Jennifer Juniper - Sounds Orchestral - Images album and was originally referred to as a "taster" before the band abandoned their original plan to not release any singles from Congratulations in order to solidify its existence as a singular body of work.
On this album Andrew Vanwyngarden expresses his feelings towards social networking in the song 'Flash Delirium' and directly references to a popular site with Flash Delirium - MGMT - Congratulations line "stab your Facebook. Sonic Boom commentary of the track, before the Congratulations sessions at the Blanker Unsinn Studio on "The natives go all Dance-hall Stomp as something strange in the water forces a Flash time Strobo-cop emanation of the will.
Delusion Extrucion. Many critics praised "Flash Delirium" for its adventurism and distinct clash of styles. Rolling Stone magazine said it "ultimately keeps building until it explodes into a rapturous harmony, breaking into full-out thrash in its waning seconds.
All in four minutes and sixteen seconds! The video for "Flash Delirium," directed by Andreas Nilsson "lends a visual clue into the maelstrom and chaos of modern times. Ben touches a bandage at his neck a few times, with Andrew pulling his arm away from it each time.
However, at the party, Ben removes the bandage to reveal a hole in his throat. Out of this hole is pulled an eel, which is then shoved into a machine and presumably destroyed, though the eel is shown wiggling in the hole in a few brief shots.
The house trembles and the guests of the party dance as the machine emits lights, violently shaking. The Flash Delirium - MGMT - Congratulations ends with a picture from outside the house showing something exploding inside and a guttural sound as the camera moves. In the very beginning of the music video, there is a banner outside the car that reads, "Sue the spider" and "Sink the Welsh," a reference to the lyrics at the end of the song.
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