The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends
CRITIC SCORE
69
Based on 12 reviews
USER SCORE
78
Based on
21 ratings

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Pitchfork
Pitchfork

Therein lies the key to approaching Heady Fwends: What at first seems rather silly actually proves to be quite purposeful.

78
Beats Per Minute
Beats Per Minute

The triumph of Heady Fwends lies the way it sands off the rough edges off 2011’s excess and whittles an honest, enjoyable set out of the mire while coaxing a wealth of unexpected voices into the fray without losing its way.

70
PopMatters
PopMatters

When you break it all down, the Flaming Lips seemed to have stopped giving a damn, and it’s a wonderful thing to behold

User Reviews
SiberianBreaks
81
I didn't really think that this album would be anything special with all these random guest stars. I thought it was just going to be a huge mess, but the Flaming Lips actually pull it off pretty well. The guest stars all play a special role in each song. It's very experimental, crazy, and fun.

Favourite tracks: 2012, Supermoon Made Me Want To Pee, I'm Working At NASA On Acid, Ashes In The Air, Girl You're So Weird
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DETAILS

RELEASED: April 21, 2012
FORMAT: Compilation
LABEL: Warner Bros.
PRODUCER: The Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann
GENRE: Alternative Rock
WEBSITE: www.flaminglips.com
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Track List

Side 1

  1. 2012 (You Must Be Upgraded) (featuring Ke$ha and Biz Markie) 
  2. Ashes in the Ai" (featuring Bon Iver) 
  3. Helping the Retarded to Find God (featuring Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros) 

Side 2

  1. Supermoon Made Me Want to Pee (featuring Prefuse 73) 
  2. Children of the Moon (featuring Tame Impala)
  3. That Ain't My Trip (featuring Jim James) 
  4. You, Man? Human??? (featuring Nick Cave) 

Side 3

  1. I'm Working at NASA on Acid (featuring Lightning Bolt) 
  2. Do It! (featuring Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band)
  3. Is David Bowie Dying" (featuring Neon Indian) 

Side 4

  1. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (featuring Erykah Badu) 
  2. Girl, You're So Weird (featuring New Fumes) 
  3. I Don't Want You to Die (featuring Chris Martin)
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Added on: April 21, 2012