Flaming Lips To Cover Pink Floyd

'Dark Side Of The Moon' to be re-worked

Returning Oklahoma psych heroes The Flaming Lips are set to cover Pink Floyd’s classic album ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’.

Flaming Lips like to keep busy. Releasing their mind warping movie ‘Christmas On Mars’ last year the band followed this with one of their most exploratory new albums in a decade.

Released just a few weeks ago ‘Embryonic’ has caused a massive stir. Harking back to the band’s early sound, the album has divided fans and critics. ClashMusic was a fan, however, check out our review HERE!

The Flaming Lips launched the album with a recent show in Los Angeles. Free entry, tickets were limited to 1000 with the band playing a short, stripped down set drawing on their recent album.

During the show the band invited fans to send them questions via Twitter. During the course of the Twinterview The Flaming Lips revealed they were working on an inventive new project.

The band have assembled a star studded cast to cover Pink Floyd’s 1973 album ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’. A seminal album, it showcased the band’s emerging prog ambitions and went on to be one of the best selling records of all time.

Flaming Lips are set to take on one of rock’s most familiar texts with help from Stardeath and White Dwarfs. Also set to appear are filthy electro merchant Peaches and hardcore punk icon turned spoken word artist Henry Rollins.

The group also revealed to fans that while ‘Embryonic’ fulfilled their contract with Warner Brothers Flaming Lips are set to stick with the label for future release.

The Flaming Lips new album ‘Embryonic’ is out now!

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