The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends
CRITIC SCORE
69
Based on 14 reviews
USER SCORE
78
Based on
23 ratings

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82
Pitchfork

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

78
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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

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

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SiberianBreaks
83
It's hard to believe that an album with this many guest stars would turn out to be so consistent and just so damn fun. Ke$ha's track is by far my favourite on here. I don't care how novelty this is, it's so damn good.

Favourite tracks: 2012 (You Must Be Upgraded), I'm Working at NASA on Acid, Do It!
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DETAILS

April 21, 2012 / Release Date
Compilation / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
The Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann / Producer
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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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