He enjoyed the visit, and after graduating from White Station in 2001, he moved to Connecticut.I have a great memory of going in the basement [in Pittsburgh] with my dad,” Van Wyngarden says.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.
With an infinite-mirror perspective, the character in the song writes in future tense about looking back on a career he’s fated to have.
“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.
He always said he wanted to grow up and study science.
He went hunting once over Christmas break, but didn’t care for it. When Van Wyngarden was 10, the clan moved to Memphis, settling in Midtown in the neighborhood northeast of Overton Square. Like a lot of people, I never really found a particular group or style to hang out with.
And then Bruce hits “play,” and the MGMT song “Time to Pretend” announces out of the speakers.