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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

The Flaming Lips Announce Additional North American Dates

The Flaming Lips have added new tour dates on their world tour supporting Oczy Mlody this year. They announced their first summer dates in February, and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 2, 2018

The Flaming Lips – “The Flaming Lips Theme Song 1983″

Thirty-five years into their career, The Flaming Lips will release remasters of their earliest works. To celebrate the announcement, the band premiered "The Flaming Lips…
Monique Melendez / March 28, 2018

Flaming Lips Extend U.S. Tour With Western Dates

The Flaming Lips are extending their roving psych-pop circus, adding a string of new Western U.S. dates to their previously announced 2018 tour. They'll start…
Andy Cush / February 27, 2018

The Flaming Lips Announce 2018 Tour

The Flaming Lips have announced their first tour dates for 2018 following their fall 2017 co-headlining tour with Mac DeMarco. The band will perform seven shows this…
Monique Melendez / January 24, 2018

Hear New Songs by Flaming Lips, T.I., and More on SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Soundtrack

A musical adaptation of SpongeBob SquarePants begins previews on Broadway in November, and today, NPR has a stream of the soundtrack album by the cast. Rather than…
Andy Cush / September 15, 2017
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