With Record Store Day just a few weeks away (April 21st), a collaboration between The Flaming Lips and Bon Iver has surfaced in advance of the odds-and-ends vinyl field day next month.
Have a listen to one installment from the upcoming collaborative album The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends, this one with Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon, who collaborates on a track called "Ashes in the Air". The song is an utter mess of melancholy nonsense, like a sad Arcade Fire song put through a mosquito-infested compressor and rubbed all over the scraggly beard of Mr. Vernon. Listen below:
Hey, at least Ke$ha's blood isn't on this one.
The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends features collabs with Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Erykah Badu, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Nick Cave, and, somehow, Ke$ha. Check out the tracklist below.
01 “2012? (Feat. Ke$ha & Biz Markie)
02 “Ashes In The Air” (Feat. Bon Iver)
03 “Helping The Retarded To Know God” (Feat. Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros)
04 “Supermoon Made Me Want To Pee” (Feat. Prefuse 73)
05 “Children Of The Moon” (Feat. Tame Impala)
06 “That Ain’t My Trip” (Feat. Jim James)
07 “You, Man? Human?” (Feat. Nick Cave)
08 “I’m Working At NASA On Acid” (Feat. Lightning Bolt)
09 “Do It!” (Feat. Yoko Ono)
10 “Is David Bowie Dying?” (Feat. Neon Indian)
11 “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” (Feat. Erykah Badu)
12 “Thunder Drops” (Feat. New Fumes)
13 “I Don’t Want You To Die” (Feat. Chris Martin)