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Old 02-04-2007, 10:12 AM   #1
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The Flaming Lips

are they just one of those bands everyone likes but never really talks about? It seems that way.

I had heard a handful of their songs before and loved them, but now that I've picked up The Soft Bulletin, Yoshimi..., and At War With the Mystics, it's turned into some type of hot, monkey love. Is there anything else I should seriously consider picking up by them?

Who else really loved The Lips and wants to see them live as badly as I do / has already seen them live?

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Old 02-04-2007, 10:16 AM   #2
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Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots is one of my favorite albums EVER...


In the Morning of the Magicians

Yoshimi Battle the Pink Robots, Pt. 1

All We Have Is Now


The Gash



I love this band
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Old 02-04-2007, 10:52 AM   #3
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Old 02-04-2007, 10:54 AM   #4
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Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots is one of my favorite albums EVER...
just downloaded it
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Old 02-04-2007, 11:19 AM   #5
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just downloaded it
hope you'll like it

its catchy as hell


In the Morning of the Magicians is




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In the morning I'd awake,
And I couldn't remember
What is love and what is hate
The calculations error
I love this song
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3 tracks in. i love it already.
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Yoshimi Battle the Pink Robots, Pt. 1
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Wayne Coyne is awesome.

I have Yoshimi, the Soft Bulletin and Transmissions from the Satellite Heart, and I have the latest one on my wish list, but I don't think I'll be reaching further back into their catalogue for some of their earlier stuff.

I'm not that interested in their experiments with sounds, like that multiple-disc collection that's supposed to be played all at once on separate CD players. Interesting idea, but not something I'm going to rush out and buy.
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Old 02-04-2007, 02:37 PM   #9
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that multiple-disc collection that's supposed to be played all at once on separate CD players.
Zaireeka.


I'd recommend getting Clouds Taste Metallic if you can. It's the album before Soft Bulletin and it has a lot of great songs on it.

I'd also recommend seeing them live the first chance you get. They blew my mind at ACL last year.
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I have seen them live, and they were AMAZING.

Personally, I think that Yoshimi and Soft Bulletin are a bit overrated. Both are great albums, but I will always like Transmissions From The Satellite Heart and Clouds Taste Metallic more.

Oh, and At War With The Mystics is an incredible album...waaaaaaay underrated.
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I definitely want to see them live.
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I'd recommend getting Clouds Taste Metallic if you can. It's the album before Soft Bulletin and it has a lot of great songs on it.

im downloading it right now

if you want it, corianderstem, post your email.
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Transmissions From The Satellite Heart is



she don't use jelly
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Thanks, U2man, but I'm good for now. I'll put it on my wish list and let myself be surprised.
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Has anyone actually listened to Zaireka?
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