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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 - 2 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 email@example.com
posted by theflaminglips - Aug 19, 2009 - 1 comment
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posted by theflaminglips - Aug 16, 2009 - 2 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 - 3 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!!!
posted by theflaminglips - Jul 27, 2009 - 1 comment
This is a reminder that if you purchase tickets online to see The Flaming Lips on tour in the United States, you’ll get 3 brand new songs that will be delivered to you immediately. You’ll also receive 3 B-Sides hand-selected by the band, which will be delivered in August, prior to the start of the tour. We'll send you an email when these songs are ready, so be on the look out soon. After the show, we'll send you another email to pick up your live audio recording.
If at any time you're having customer service issues redeeming your bundles, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
posted by theflaminglips - Jul 23, 2009 - 2 comments
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posted by theflaminglips - Jul 20, 2009 - 0 comments
The Flaming Lips will be playing the PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL this SUNDAY in Chicago. Sadly it is all sold out but we look forward to seeing you all out there!
posted by theflaminglips - Jul 15, 2009 - 0 comments
If you're seeing the Flaming Lips at a festival or attending shows outside of the UK and US, the ticket bundles with music won't be available at this time. The tickets and music are for UK pre-sales and most US shows. Please be sure to double check your event listings.
Given everyone's great response to this offer we're working on new surprises for our fans. Stay tuned!