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...]

Watch: The Flaming Lips w/ Nels Cline – I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

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When it comes to The Flaming Lips, it’s safe to assume nobody knows exactly where/what they are doing at any given point in time. Another Beatles’ cover has surfaced on the interwebz today from their NYE show in Oklahoma City, and by cover I mean 17 minute long psych-fest. First it was “I Am The Walrus”, and now we are graced with a rendition of “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)”. Not only did this occur, but the whole thing happened alongside Nels Cline (of Wilco fame). Check it out … [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...]

Video: Flaming Lips and Neon Indian – “Is David Bowie Dying?” (Live)

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As previously reported, Flaming Lips are working on yet another collab album and this one will feature Bon Iver and Neon Indian. Well in the meantime you can check out this video of the Lips performing "Is David Bowie Dying," with Neon Indian. The performance was recorded at the Flaming Lips New Year's Eve Freakout 2012. Check out the very colorful performance below and let us know what you think in the comment section. … [Read more...]

New Flaming Lips Collaboration: Bon Iver and Neon Indian

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At this point, the question is not who have The Flaming Lips collaborated with, but who haven’t The Flaming Lips collaborated with? In an interview with Rolling Stone, The Lips confirmed that they are working on yet another collab album, and this time around they'll be working with Bon Iver and Neon Indian. Although not the first time recording with Neon Indian, this will be their first go around with Justin Vernon. Other artists on Wayne Coyne’s collaboration hit list are Erykah Badu, … [Read more...]

Listen to The Flaming Lips’ 24-hour song online


Not content with releasing a song only six hours long, The Flaming Lips have gone four times better by streaming a 24 hour song online to celebrate Halloween. The song - entitled 7 Skies H3 - can be bought, but in the form of a human skull (complete with USB port) for $5,000. At the time of writing there are only thirteen skulls left, but the song stream can be listened to HERE. The psychedelic Oklahoma rockers will soon be embarking on a short tour of Australia, starting on Saturday 12th … [Read more...]

Flaming Lips Rig Collapses


The Flaming Lips recent set at the Brady District Block Party was canceled due to the collapse of their lighting rig. Before the band took the stage, a heavy storm swept the ground of the festival causing the rig to collapse, and although no one was hurt, around $800,000 of the bands equipment was destroyed. Lead singer Wayne Coyne is said to have rushed on stage almost immediately after the accident, helping crew members salvage any undamaged equipment.  He told NewsOK, "The Oklahoma wind … [Read more...]

Watch: Weezer and Flaming Lips Perform ‘She Don’t Use Jelly’


Weezer and The Flaming Lips played two very unique co-headlining performances in the NYC area this weekend. During the shows both bands share the stage at the same time and trade off songs. Check out the video below of the band's collab of The Flaming Lips hit "She Don't  Use Jelly" at New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center on July 28. … [Read more...]