A conscious re-tread of the whimsical psychedelia that established The Flaming Lips in the mainstream 20 years ago, ‘American Head’ is a qualified triumph.
Deap Vally and The Flaming Lips join forces for ‘Deap Lips’, which is sadly less than the sum of its parts.
A concept album revolving around a giant baby ruling a city, ‘King’s Mouth’ represents another good access point to the weird and wonderful world of The Flaming Lips.
An optimistic fin-de-siecle masterpiece offering hope for humanity, The Flaming Lips’ 1999 album ‘The Soft Bulletin’ turns 20.
‘Greatest Hits, Vol.1’, Warner’s attempt to sum up 25 years of The Flaming Lips in three-quarters of an hour, is both unnecessary and inadequate.
Grandaddy’s ‘Last Place’ has a couple of mediocre moments, but still manages to be the most enjoyable addition to their catalogue since ‘The Sophtware Slump’.