The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips (1984)

According to most of their fans, the Flaming Lips did not exist before 1997. Here are a couple of tracks from their last three albums, from the last seven days:

Meanwhile, this EP has had 160 listeners. Ever. Mind you, it is definitely not their best work, but it's a worthwhile artifact of their very earliest iteration. At its best, the EP sounds strikingly similar to The Birthday Party or Scratch Acid. In fact, they sound like the kind of badasses who would beat the living shit out of the Flaming Lips we know today, with their crowd surfing bubbles and elaborate light shows and psychedelic vaginas. Anyway, it's five songs. If you like the Lips, it will be of interest. If you hate the Lips, you might really like this.


6 Responses so far.

  1. priest driven ambulence and clouds taste metallic are their best

  2. Everything they did up through The Soft Bulletin was amazing, now they look and sound like a pretentious cartoon version of themselves

  3. Tropolist says:

    Wait till you fucking hear embryonic

  4. "Hear It Is" is what turned me on to the Lips. Been a fan ever since!

  5. Glob says:

    think it's awesome, thanks

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