Record Store Day

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The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends 2xLP

Released on Record Store Day (21 April 2012), The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends features collaborations with Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, Nick Cave, Neon Indian, Ke$ha, Prefuse 73, Tame Impala, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Lightning Bolt, Biz Markie, New Fumes, Chris Martin of Coldplay, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.

The recordings document a series of unique and experimental sessions which will be released in a very limited edition and never pressed again. The album comes as a 2xLP on multicolored vinyl, each disc with a unique design. A number of the tracks included have been culled from the Lips’ previous collaborations with Neon Indian, Lightning Bolt, Prefuse 73, and Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band.

Mastodon will also be covering “A Spoonful Weighs A Ton” by the Flaming Lips for a Record Store Day 7″ single this year.

The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends:

Side 1:
01 2012 (featuring Ke$ha and Biz Markie)
02 Ashes in the Air (featuring Bon Iver)
03 Helping the Retarded to Know God (featuring Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros)

Side 2:
04 Supermoon Made Me Want To Pee (featuring Prefuse 73)
05 Children of the Moon (featuring Tame Impala)
06 That Ain’t My Trip (featuring Jim James of My Morning Jacket)
07 You, Man? Human? (featuring Nick Cave)

Side 3:
08 I’m Working at NASA On Acid (featuring Lightning Bolt)
09 Do It! (featuring Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band)
10 Is David Bowie Dying? (featuring Neon Indian)

Side 4:
11 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (featuring Erykah Badu)
12 Thunder Drops (featuring New Fumes)
13 I Don’t Want You to Die (featuring Chris Martin of Coldplay)

About Record Store Day

Record Store Day is managed by the Music Monitor Network and is organized in partnership with the Alliance of Independent Media Stores (AIMS), the Coalition of Independent Music Stores (CIMS) and celebrates the culture of independent record stores by playing host to in-store events/performances, signings and special product releases on a global scale on Saturday, April 21st, 2012.

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