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Kids (Soulwax Remix)
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“Kids” is the third single from MGMT’s album Oracular Spectacular. It was released as a single on October 13, 2008.
The song was the center of a legal dispute with the President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, over the “insulting” compensation he offered for his illegal use of the song during a party conference.
Rolling Stones Kevin O’Donnell described the song as, “a noisy New Order-style synth jam”.
The version that appears on Oracular Spectacular is updated from earlier versions that appear on the group’s EPs Time to Pretend (2005) and We (Don’t) Care (2004). A track entitled “Kids (Afterschool Dance Megamix)“ appears on the album Climbing to New Lows (2005).
On December 1, 2009, the track was announced as a nominee at the 52nd Grammy Awards in the category Best... Read on...
Song lines: ♪ Take only what you need from him ... Enjoy yourself ... A family of trees wanting to be haunted ♫
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