The Flaming Lips – Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997 (Released 18th December)

£72.99 – Limited 5 LP Boxset

Clouds Taste Metallic, the band’s seventh album, is considered one of The Lips’ best and earned them much

critical fanfare. All-Music called it “a masterful collection that completesthe Flaming Lips’ odyssey into the

pop stratosphere” and compared it to the Beach Boys’ definitive album Pet Sounds. Released on September

19th, 1995, Clouds Taste Metallic is also the last Lips album to feature guitarist Ronald Jones.

Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997, will be released in several configurations, including a three-CD set (plus digital equivalents) and a numbered, limited edition five-LP box set. (Individual vinyl LPs will be released at a later date.) The Official FlamingLips Store will carry an exclusive numbered and colored vinyl version of the five-LP box set along with three exclusive out-of-print t-shirts and three out-of-print posters, designed by Wayne that were originally sold during the Clouds era, that will belimited to a one time run. The CD set will include three discs. The first features the entirety of Clouds Taste Metallic plus the rarities The King Bug Laughs (Oddities and Rarities) (a collection of previously unreleased, promo-only, and compilation-only tracks gathered together and available for the first time ever in one place). The second is a promo-only compilation CD entitled Due To High Expectations The Flaming Lips Are Providing Needles For Your Balloons, and the third is a previously unreleased live recording of the band’s club show at Moe’s captured in Seattle on May 10th, 1996.

Tracklisting: Full Length Vinyl 1 Side A 1. The Abandoned Hospital Ship 2. Psychiatric Explorations Of The Fetus With Needles 3. Placebo Headwound 4. This Here Giraffe 5. Brainville 6. Guy Who Got A Headache And Accidentally Saves The World Side B 1. When You Smile 2. Kim’s Watermelon Gun 3. They Punctured My Yolk 4. Lightning Strikes The Postman 5. Christmas At The Zoo 6. Evil Will Prevail 7. Bad Days (Aurally Excited Version) Full Length Vinyl 2 Side A 1. Bad Days 2. Jet Part 2 (My Two Days As An Ambulance Driver) 3. Ice Drummer 4. Put The Waterbug In The Policeman’s Ear 5. Chewin’ The Apple Of Yer Eye Side B

1. Chosen One 2. Little Drummer Boy 3. Slow Nerve Action Full Length Vinyl 3 Side A 1. The Abandoned Hospital Ship (Live in Seattle 1996) 2. Unconsciously Screamin’ (Live in Seattle 1996) 3. Take Meta Mars (Live in Seattle 1996) Side B 1. Moth In The Incubator (Live in Seattle 1996) 2. Put The Waterbug In The Policeman’s Ear (Live in Seattle 1996) 3. Lightning Strikes The Postman (Live in Seattle 1996) Full Length Vinyl 4 Side A 1. Bad Days (Live in Seattle 1996) 2. She Don’t Use Jelly (Live in Seattle 1996) 3. Chewin’ The Apple Of Yer Eye (Live in Seattle 1996) 4. When You Smile (Live in Seattle 1996) Side B 1. Psychiatric Explorations Of The Fetus With Needles (Live in Seattle 1996) 2. Love Yer Brain (Live in Seattle 1996) 3. Placebo Headwound (Live in Seattle 1996) Full Length Vinyl 5 Side A 1. It Was A Very Good Year 2. Sun Arise 3. Life On Mars 4. Ballrooms of Mars Side B 1. Hot Day 2. Nobody Told Me 3. The Magician vs. The Headache 4. She Don’t Use Jelly (Live at KJ103)

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