New Flaming Lips Album
2013-01-24 by Kadir Ari | 38 Comments

The Flaming Lips will release their new album "The Terror" on April 2.

Frontman Wayne Coyne: "Why would we make this music that is The Terror-- this bleak, disturbing record...?? I don't really want to know the answer that I think is coming: that WE were hopeless, WE were disturbed and, I think, accepting that some things are hopeless... or letting hope in one area die so that hope can start to live in another?? Maybe this is the beginning of the answer.

"We want, or wanted, to believe that without love we would disappear, that love, somehow, would save us that, yeah, if we have love, give love and know love, we are truly alive and if there is no love, there would be no life. The Terror is, we know now, that even without love, life goes on... we just go on… there is no mercy killing."


Tracklist:

1. Look...The Sun Is Rising
2. Be Free, A Way
3. Try To Explain
4. You Lust
5. The Terror
6. You Are Alone
7. Butterfly, How Long It Takes To Die
8. Turning Violent
9. Always There...In Our Hearts

Album cover: http://pitchfork-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/content/THE%20TERROR%20FINAL%20copy%202%5B2%5D.png?wmode=t ransparent

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JazzHands333
January 24th 2013

312 Comments


SO EXCITED

I hope it doesn't sound like Heady Fwends, though.

BUT STILL, SO EXCITED

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
January 24th 2013

23800 Comments


FUCK YES

;WDHGKAERGKJ;ANSDG;KJADSNG;KJJngS;ODGHwr;osidghE'RJwr'jRWY'KJ

OMG

the music will rule and also I love the title/artwork. these guys are one of the greatest and most influential bands of our generation, so stoked I've seen them twice already. Hopefully they hit Canada on their tour for this

OR omg OR this means they are defs playing Sasquatch ok now I really have to go

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
January 24th 2013

1477 Comments


semi excited.

Ire
January 24th 2013

41753 Comments


been stoked on this record forev

wabbit
January 24th 2013

6984 Comments


it's been a good day

Ire
January 24th 2013

41753 Comments


aoty hype hype hype hype hype #1 on ire's list

johnnyblaze
January 24th 2013

2600 Comments


awesome news

dat quote... wayne gets so deep it hurts my butt a lil

demigod!
January 25th 2013

44065 Comments


will rule

Digging: Failure - Magnified

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
January 25th 2013

4400 Comments


Oh, this is good news. I can't wait to hear this.

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WeepingBanana
January 25th 2013

10075 Comments


"We want, or wanted, to believe that without love we would disappear, that love, somehow, would save us that, yeah, if we have love, give love and know love, we are truly alive and if there is no love, there would be no life. The Terror is, we know now, that even without love, life goes on... we just go on… there is no mercy killing."

this is the most wayne coyneiest wayne coyne quote i've ever read

foxxxythnksustnk
January 25th 2013

2132 Comments


there is no mercy killing

5/5

iamDIBBS
January 25th 2013

15 Comments


Sorry, never been a fan of their sound...

foxxxythnksustnk
January 25th 2013

2132 Comments


not okay

Storm In A Teacup
January 25th 2013

12687 Comments


GO MAH OKIES!!!!

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
January 25th 2013

5971 Comments


Very interesting.

I really liked what they did with Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon album.

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Storm In A Teacup
January 25th 2013

12687 Comments


This track list looks to be potentially a top 5 album of the year.

CrownOfMagnets
January 25th 2013

2247 Comments


FUCK YEAH

juiceviaorange
January 25th 2013

285 Comments


This should be pretty great, and hopefully an extension of the dark sounds explored on Embryonic

StallionMang
January 25th 2013

5369 Comments


If the steady decline of FLips albums is any indicator, this is going to suck.

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Penlord
January 25th 2013

183 Comments


God damn do I love the new Flaming Lips stuff. Hopefully this will be as good as Embryonic or even better.

Digging: Lil Wayne - Carter V Season

StallionMang
January 25th 2013

5369 Comments


Embryonic was pretty good, can't really say that I like anything after that. This does look extremely interesting, though, and I'll definitely pick up a copy.

wabbit
January 25th 2013

6984 Comments


it's going to be sad in the same way that the soft bulletin is sad



the best way

17WordHaiku
January 25th 2013

136 Comments


Proud to say I've hung out with Wayne at least a dozen times and even been to his house once. The perks of living in OKC. He really is an awesome guy.

Plus this is gonna rule fo sho

AdolfChrist
January 25th 2013

1735 Comments


fuck yes, that album cover rules. stoked for this.

lancebramsay
January 25th 2013

1585 Comments


so hard

StallionMang
January 28th 2013

5369 Comments


9 tracks, but the whole album's around 75 minutes.

lou1000
February 22nd 2013

925 Comments


THIS HAS LEAKED!!

Digging: Jason Lescalleet - Much to My Demise

AdolfChrist
February 22nd 2013

1735 Comments


this is some trippy shit.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
February 23rd 2013

23800 Comments


just bought some fucking amazing weed, gonna get soooooo high and jam this. perfect friday night in, fuck you world.

MO
February 23rd 2013

18413 Comments


m/

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AdolfChrist
February 23rd 2013

1735 Comments


http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff94/covenintrule/waynewonka.jpg

ohfoxxxycole
February 28th 2013

4353 Comments


hey guys just a reminder - this happened

YankeeDudel
February 28th 2013

9311 Comments


psh nobody cares foxy bmth >>>>>>

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ohfoxxxycole
February 28th 2013

4353 Comments


smh

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
February 28th 2013

23800 Comments


what has this world come to?

woe is me

ohfoxxxycole
February 28th 2013

4353 Comments


most ashamed ive ever been of sputnikmusicdotcom

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
February 28th 2013

23800 Comments


1. Bring Me The Horizon
2. Shai Hulud

bitches don't know bout:
The Flaming Lips
Youth Lagoon
Autechre
Waxahatchee

so many good records coming out right now, silly people

ohfoxxxycole
February 28th 2013

4353 Comments


yea potentially phoenix too although im still not sure how i feel about that one



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