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Watch the Flaming Lips Honor Daniel Johnston With “True Love Will Find You in the End” Cover

The Flaming Lips paid tribute to Daniel Johnston during their concert last night at College Street Music Hall in New Haven, Connecticut after news broke…
Tosten Burks / September 12, 2019

The Flaming Lips’ “Giant Baby” Video Features Fred Armisen as a Late-Night Host

The Flaming Lips' latest album, King's Mouth: Music and Songs, dropped earlier this year as a Record Store Day exclusive featuring some of their strongest material…
Rob Arcand / August 30, 2019

Stream the Flaming Lips’ New Album King’s Mouth: Music and Songs

The Flaming Lips released 4,000 gilded copies of their new album King's Mouth: Music and Songs on vinyl for this year's Record Store Day, and…
Rob Arcand / July 19, 2019

Blue’s Clues Host Steve Burns on How the Flaming Lips Changed His Life

This story originally appeared in SPIN’s February 2004 issue. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Flaming Lips' 1999 album The Soft Bulletin, we’re republishing it here.
Chris Norris / June 22, 2019

Watch Kacey Musgraves Cover The Flaming Lips at Bonnaroo

Kacey Musgraves performed at Bonnaroo this weekend. In a set that otherwise consisted of originals, mostly from her Grammy-winning 2018 album Golden Hour, the pop-country…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 17, 2019

The Flaming Lips — “Giant Baby” (ft. Mick Jones)

In December, the Flaming Lips announced their 15th studio album King’s Mouth: Music and Songs, which was initially packaged as a Record Store Day exclusive…
Maggie Serota / May 24, 2019

Watch The Flaming Lips Play a Bowl Of Fruit at Google I/O

Every year, Google hosts a big event in Mountain View, California, unveiling all its new tweaks and products. And for the last couple of years,…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / May 9, 2019

The Flaming Lips Announce Summer Tour

The Flaming Lips have announced a two-week run of U.S. tour dates for this summer. The shows will follow the release of King’s Mouth: Music and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 23, 2019

The Flaming Lips: Spin’s 2009 Cover Story

This story originally appeared in the November 2009 issue of Spin. To mark the Record Store Day release of the beloved psych-pop band's new album,…
David Peisner / April 13, 2019

Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips’ Early Days: “It Looks Like I Know What I’m Doing, But I Don’t”

Decades before the circuslike shows, before the giant plastic orb, before the album-length Miley Cyrus collaborations and records filled with Chris Martin's blood, the Flaming…
Andy Cush / June 18, 2018

Hear the Flaming Lips’ SpongeBob Musical Demo “We Only Have Tomorrow”

The Flaming Lips were recently nominated for a Tony Award for their musical contribution to SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical, alongside bunch of other contributors including John…
Anna Gaca / June 15, 2018

Flaming Lips – “Enthusiasm for Life Defeats Existential Fear Part 2″

Here's a sentence that could only ever be written about The Flaming Lips: They just widely released a song called "Enthusiasm for Life Defeats Existential…
Andy Cush / May 25, 2018

Video: The Flaming Lips – “The Captain”

The Flaming Lips would like to remind you that they've got a three-disc, 52-track deluxe edition of their forthcoming Greatest Hits album coming on June 1, and…
Anna Gaca / May 11, 2018

The Flaming Lips Announce Greatest Hits Album

What are your top 11 favorite Flaming Lips songs? Your top 52? Rejoice, completists: The long-running Oklahoma psych rockers have announced their first proper Greatest Hits album, which collects 11…
Anna Gaca / April 27, 2018

Record Store Day 2018: The Flaming Lips Release Vinyl With Beer Pressed Inside, Share New Single

Record Store Day 2018 is finally here and The Flaming Lips have released yet another novelty vinyl pressing of their music: a vinyl record pressed…
Rob Arcand / April 21, 2018
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