“Let’s make some music, make some money, find some models for wives,” Andrew sings.
Then: “This is our decision, to live fast and die young.
British publication magazine: “How did you deal with that? And less than a month later, we were playing David Letterman, and in the spring we were playing [California music festival] Coachella. We learned a lot really fast.” Andrew Van Wyngarden was born February 1, 1983, in Columbia, Missouri, the son of Bruce and Frances Van Wyngarden.
The family moved a few times in Andrew’s childhood, to Washington, D.
MGMT's "Kids"In August, Vanessa and her friends packed into her convertible and made a road trip up to San Francisco for the Outside Lands Festival. According to the paint on her windows, deadmau5, Muse, and MGMT. Angus and Julia's Stone's "Just a Boy"Vanessa has voiced an appreciation for folksy Australian brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone "for the cold, cozy weather." Obviously, her fascination with all things boho extends beyond her sense of style.
As lead singer and guitarist for the worldwide musical phenomenon that is MGMT, Andrew Van Wyngarden has, well, arrived.
He makes music that has been nominated for Grammys and sold millions of albums; MGMT concerts sell out overnight, around the globe.
C., in 1985 and to Pittsburgh in 1987, where Andrew started elementary school.
A bright kid (according to his father), Van Wyngarden was always into nature and discovery, turning over rocks to see what was underneath.