Cool Song No. 2
by MGMT

Album: MGMT (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song was inspired by a conspiracy theory website called Rigorous Intuition that vocalist Andrew VanWyngarden became engrossed in. He explained to NME: "This Canadian guy who does it just goes way too deep on the most messed-up stuff that's happening. I enjoy reading it, but I hope it's not really happening because it's the most sadistic, awful stuff. You can go to this blog and spend a couple of days reading and just crying."
  • The song's music video stars Michael K. Williams, who is best known for playing Omar in The Wire. He portrays The Plant Hunter, a criminal who turns genetically modified plants into drugs.

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