In a Priest Driven Ambulance

The Flaming Lips - In a Priest Driven Ambulance
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1990 Ratings: #57
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September 18, 1990 / Release Date
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The Flaming Lips, at the very least here, start to incorporate more experimental elements to their sound, but continue to sound completely unrecognizable from what they would sound like in the future. The group once again release a genre-conforming alternative rock album that does little to expand on their sound and do something memorable. Although I did in fact listen to this record, few moments stand out in memory and even fewer were actually enjoyable.

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It has a noisy, folky sound, and a melody that is comfortable but somehow melancholy, which makes me feel very mysterious and addictive.
10. Stand in Line
9. There You Are - Jesus Song No. 7
8. God Walks Among Us Now - Jesus Song No. 6
7. Mountain Side
6. Rainin' Babies
5. Take Meta Mars
4. Shine On Sweet Jesus - Jesus Song No. 5
3. Unconsciously Screamin'
2. Five Stop Mother Superior Rain
1. What a Wonderful World
They keep on steadily and patiently improving their sound and songwriting until something remarkable happens. They've started being interesting.
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Track List

  1. Shine on Sweet Jesus: Jesus Song No. 5
  2. Unconsciously Screamin'
  3. Rainin' Babies
  4. Take Meta Mars
  5. Five Stop Mother Superior Rain
  6. Stand in Line
  7. God Walks Among Us Now: Jesus Song No. 6
  8. There You Are: Jesus Song No. 7
  9. Mountain Side
  10. What a Wonderful World  
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Added on: March 1, 2013