Wayne Coyne: "I think you're hearing music that says, 'I'm concerned. I don't know how this is going to go and I'm scared. I don't know what to do.' I think that's just the nature of a lot of Flaming Lips music and I think it's the nature of a lot of people's states of mind right now."
The Flaming Lips' American Head is a trip, a journey to the past that one doesn't want to return to but never wants to forget.
In honor of the band with the most U.F.O.s and robots, here are the ten best Flaming Lips songs based on all things science fiction. The psychedelic band's new LP, American Head, releases this September.
Part three of the Most Memorable Albums of 1999 sports the debuts of the White Stripes, Beyoncé, and Christina Aguilera and stellar electronic music from Basement Jaxx, the Chemical Brothers, and µ-Ziq.
As part of PopMatters’ 20th anniversary, we are revisiting classic features. Travel back in time a decade ago to 2009, when indie rock was in its full ascendency,and hear the songs that soundtracked the era.
PopMatters turns 20 years old this October and we're beginning to celebrate our history by taking you back in time a decade ago. Obama was in the White House and the musical times were very good indeed. Revisit 2009 through its best albums.
The Flaming Lips' King's Mouth is full of bold musical cues, weird science fiction themes… and Mick Jones.
As part of Rhino's series of reissues and compilations dedicated to the Flaming Lips, Seeing the Unseeable is a look at the band's early full-length albums.