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Old 01-30-2017, 09:12 AM   #921
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I still feel exactly the same way. Think the damn record is incredible.
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Old 01-30-2017, 04:17 PM   #922
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Please explain.


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Old 01-30-2017, 04:25 PM   #923
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Whereas you seem to dislike the album for not sounding like what you think the Flips should sound like, I applaud the album from being a soaring, peaceful, moving departure from the random bullshit they sometimes put out.
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Old 01-30-2017, 04:27 PM   #924
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We shall have to agree to disagree. Nonetheless, Hunting for Faeries fucking rules and the title track intro and How are great too.


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Old 01-30-2017, 04:28 PM   #925
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I've never been a fan of the argument that a band is supposed to sound a certain way, otherwise they apparently don't care. That's not fair at all, you can't possibly know how much of their collective effort went into this album.
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Old 01-30-2017, 05:05 PM   #926
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I've been away from the forums forever but this used to be one of my favorite parts of Interference.

I used to LOVE the Flaming Lips. I have, sadly, developed a real palpable dislike for Wayne and this record kind of taught me why. I tried to listen and just hate it. I find myself hating a lot of hipster music lately.

Old guy problems I know. I will always treasure Yoshimi-era stuff, but I am done with them otherwise.
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Old 01-30-2017, 05:10 PM   #927
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I don't think the album is that bad, just wandering and purposeless. The last couple of full Flaming Lips albums had a real narrative drive and unique characteristics, but Oxy Moldy sounds like The Terror, Dead Petz and Soft Bulletin in a blender, with the results being what happens any time you mix a bunch of random colors together: a dull blob.
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Old 01-30-2017, 08:18 PM   #928
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I struggle with the lyrics on this album. Steven does lay down a great musical bed though. But he always does.


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Old 01-31-2017, 01:53 AM   #929
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I never was much into The Flaming Lips,
but I think this album is great

Granted, I haven't spent any time with the lyrics.
But as long as lyrics don't truly suck (*cough* Coldplay *cough*) I usually don't mind.
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Old 02-28-2017, 10:04 AM   #930
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This album feels like the longest thing I have ever heard, like 4 times its run-time. It took me three stages to get through it because it is so fucking plodding.
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Old 02-28-2017, 10:15 AM   #931
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it is fucking endless! the sounds are pleasant but not engaging enough to sustain eight hours of slowness. it's the worst Lips album since...Hear It Is?

This is their first dud since 1990 though so whatevs, it's fine. I just hope the next one is decent.
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Old 02-28-2017, 06:02 PM   #932
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Yes, it is. Has four good songs in my view and that's it.
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Old 02-28-2017, 11:04 PM   #933
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Boooooooo!
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Old 03-01-2017, 03:37 PM   #934
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I haven't listened to it since it came out. I'll give it another listen.
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Old 03-29-2017, 12:57 AM   #935
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Can't believe you fuckers didn't tell me that Miles is featured on the closing track. Time to listen to this album.
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I like this album.
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New? I thought we've been besties for years.
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I feel like this is a conscious recoupling.
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Evidently the Lips themselves don't give a shit about it - they've only played three songs off it (How, The Castle, There Should Be Unicorns). They're playing twice as many Soft Bulletin songs and three tracks off At War With the Mystics and Yoshimi.
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