Listen To MGMT’s Cover Of “Goodbye Darling” By Alan Vega Of Suicide

The group pay tribute to the recently departed punk artist.

RIP ALAN VEGA, GOODBYE DARLING. Link in bio.

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Alan Vega of the pioneering punk group Suicide passed away last weekend, and today MGMT, one of the countless bands influenced by Vega's music, released a cover of Vega's solo track "Goodbye Darling" as a tribute to the icon. The bittersweet themes of the song are heightened by the circumstances of the cover's release, but MGMT quite rightly refuse to make such a jubilant song the least bit morose. It's a celebration of life with scratchy synths and singalongs. Listen below.

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Listen To MGMT’s Cover Of “Goodbye Darling” By Alan Vega Of Suicide