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I just wanted to let you all know that we will be performing on "The Colbert Report" this evening. You should all know of the show and watch it religiously like we do, but if you don't......it's on Comedy Central at 11:30 eastern time, 10:30 central.
I hope we do good.......
posted by theflaminglips - Sep 15, 2009 - 0 comments
On top of the band performing on The Colbert Report tonight, the brand-new double-album, EMBRYONIC will be available online to stream in its entirety for a limited-time only at www.colbertnation.com immediately after tonight's show through Monday, September 21.
posted by theflaminglips - Sep 15, 2009 - 0 comments
This Oct 24, The LIPS will once again host their annual MARCH OF 1000 FLAMING SKELETONS parade in downtown Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district, just a stones throw away from FLAMING LIPS ALLEY.
Last year’s second annual Ghouls Gone Wild event was a huge success that drew LIPS fans from around the globe. Naturally, this year’s Supernatural procession will be even more incendiary as festive floats, (in)appropriately adorned cars, walking groups and plenty of surprises along with 1000 strong undead snaking through the streets of Oklahoma City.
Here's a few things you should know before purchasing your bundle:
1. You can wear your costume from previous years and participate in the parade. If you choose this option you can purchase just the T-shirt and the torch for $20. All the same rules apply, you must be 18 and you can only use the torch that we provide.
2. 2009 Death March branded skeleton costumes come in 2 sizes: Standard and Large - this will be based on your T-shirt size choice. If you order a small or medium shirt you will get a Standard size costume or if you order a large or x-large shirt you will get a Large size costume. Each bundle comes with a torch and 2009 March of 1000 Skeletons event t-shirt. The shirts are available in sizes Small through X-Large so choose your T-SHIRT size at checkout.
3. You may only purchase 2 costumes. Every costume must be for a person so we need a person's name and e-mail address attached to each costume. You will receive an email from us if you order 2 so we can obtain the other person in your party’s name.
4. Every skeleton will be carrying a torch with real fire. Anyone in the parade must be 18. Anyone in the parade must sign a waiver.
5. You will be told at a later date when and where to be so be sure to enter a valid name, email, mailing address and phone number at checkout.
6. A person must have the ability to march in the parade for up to 2 hours.
7. If you do not show up at the assigned time to pick up your outfit and be in the parade you forfeit your fee and will not receive a refund.
8. There are no refunds.
It’s going to be lots of fun!!
~The Flaming Lips Crew
posted by theflaminglips - Sep 10, 2009 - 0 comments
The Flaming Lips will be playing dates in Europe this coming November with their beloved Stardeath and White Dwarfs. Tickets are now on sale.
Flaming Lips European Headline Dates with Stardeath and White Dwarfs:
Mon 11/09/09 - Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique
Tue 11/10/09 - London, United Kingdom - Troxy
Wed 11/11/09 - London, United Kingdom - Troxy
Fri 11/13/09 - Portsmouth, United Kingdom - Guildhall
Sun 11/15/09 - Glasgow, United Kingdom - O2 Academy Glasgow
Mon 11/16/09 - Manchester, United Kingdom - Manchester Academy
Tue 11/17/09 - Birmingham, United Kingdom - O2 Academy Birmingham
The Lips will be out this week! in the following markets:
Sept 4th - Estadi Olimpi, Barcelona Spain
Sept 6th - Electric Picnic, Ireland
Sept 7th - Parc des Princes, Paris France
Sept 9th - Nijegan, Holland Gofferpark
posted by theflaminglips - Aug 31, 2009 - 0 comments
Hey, everybody. I just wanted to let those of you who may care know that the 10th anniversary double vinyl re-release of "The Soft Bulletin" is out now. It is pressed on virgin 180 gram vinyl and comes with a bonus CD that contains "The Captain", "Satellite Of You" and "1000 Ft. Hands." It's the first time those songs have ever been officially released on CD. We meant to have it out months ago, but Dave and Michael weren't pleased with the mastering and insisted it be done again.....and again.....and again. But I feel the wait was well worth it as it sounds absolutely amazing. So, please don't spend $100 on ebay because now you can go to your favorite local record store (or order it from the WB store here) and get it for a fraction of that price. It is limited to a few thousand, though, so I wouldn't wait too long if it's something you're interested in.
posted by theflaminglips - Aug 25, 2009 - 0 comments
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Hello fellow Flaming Lips fans!
The Flaming Lips will be playing this weekend at the legendary Summer Sonic Festivals in Osaka on the 7th and Tokyo on the 9th! We look forward to seeing you all out there. Both shows are already sold out so we hope you have your tickets already or that you are blessed by the "I need a miracle fairy".
posted by theflaminglips - Aug 23, 2009 - 0 comments
Thanks again for purchasing your Flaming Lips tickets to our upcoming shows! We look forward to seeing you all out there!
Our three hand-selected B-sides are now ready for you to download as a part of your ticket bundle! We chose these three rare tracks just for you, our loyal fans. They include, “Anything You Say Now, I Believe You,” “UFOs Over Baghdad” and “What Does It Mean?” We also added in a bonus song from our tour partners, Stardeath and White Dwarfs, called “Age of the Freak”.
These B-sides are IN ADDITION to the 3 songs from our brand new studio album EMBRYONIC (available everywhere on October 13th) that you already downloaded.
You will also get an official live audio recording! Most concerts will be available 3-5 days after the show you attend, or you can wait until the end of the tour. (Don’t worry, we’ll send you a reminder about the live show download.)
Instructions to redeem your B-sides:
1. Go to http://flaminglips.com/ticketbundle
2. If you're not already logged in, do so. TIP: This is the same username and password you created when redeeming your first 3 songs.
3. Download your music!
For help with your downloads please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
posted by theflaminglips - Aug 19, 2009 - 0 comments
Are you seeing The Flaming Lips on tour? Tag all of your Twitter updates with #flaminglipstour and they'll feed in right here!
Follow @theflaminglips on Twitter!
posted by theflaminglips - Aug 16, 2009 - 0 comments
Head over to Pitchfork.com to listen to the new song, "See The Leaves." There's also a tiny review of the song itself. Enjoy!
Check it out HERE.
posted by theflaminglips - Aug 12, 2009 - 0 comments
The FLAMING LIPS digital 3 song EP, "SONGS FROM THE FUTURE ALBUM EMBRYONIC" will be available at all digital retailers TODAY!
Featuring these brand new tracks from the band's first studio album in over 3 years!
“Convinced of The Hex”
“Silver Trembling Hands”
Full album will be available this FALL!!!