Listen: Flaming Lips’ “Now I Understand” Featuring Erykah Badu


As previously reported, Flaming Lips is currently collaborating with Erykah Badu and Bon Iver. A few days ago we posted some clips from those collaborations and now Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has posted part of another song, "Now I Understand". This clip is a sound construction piece featuring Erykah Badu. Check it out below. Flaming Lips - Now I Understand -(mp3 link) … [Read more...]

Listen to Previews of Flaming Lips’ Collabs with Bon Iver and Erykah Badu

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As previously reported, Flaming Lips are currently working with artist such as Bon Iver, Ke$ha, Erykah Badu and Neon Indian on a forthcoming collabs LP to be relaesed April 21st for Record Store Day. Last night Wayne Coyne shared a snippet of some of the untitled tracks featuring Bon Iver and Erykah Badu via his twitter page. Take a listen below (via Pitchfork) Flaming Lips/Bon Iver collaboration clip 1: Flaming Lips/Bon Iver collaboration clip 2: Flaming Lips/Erykah Badu … [Read more...]

Erykah Badu Leaks Viral Video to Promote Upcoming Album


Erykah Badu leaked a promotional viral video on her official site to promote the release of her album New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh. Last month Badu announced the album will be physically released on March 30th, though it was originally scheduled for February 23rd. Return of the Ankh, released through Universal Motown, features production by 9th Wonder James Poyser, J Dilla and Madlib, among others. Bilal and Lil Wayne are featured on the bonus, web only track “Jump in the … [Read more...]

Lilith Fair 2010 Announces First Round of Acts


Sarah McLachlan's female-rock festival, Lilith Fair is back in 2010 and is scheduled to stop by a city near you.  Starting off in Atlanta, the tour will hit multiple cities including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and Seattle.  The first set of artists confirmed for the Lilith Tour include a diverse set of female voices, which include Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu, Tegan and Sara, Metric, Emmylou Harris, A Fine Frenzy, Chairlift, Brandi Carlile, Indigo Girls, and of … [Read more...]