The Flaming Lips just plain try too hard. Our dear Alyson adores them but really I just want to pop Aucoin in the head.
In honor of the idiotic and pointless Record Store Day (yes it is- cuz I don’t even have a record store within an hour of me) The Flaming Lips are offering up “The Flaming Lips and the Heady Fwends”. The title alone makes me want to vomit but wait its gets even more cool.
Five or six copies of this soon to be classic will contain blood from ‘guests’. C’mon you freak really? Is this supposed to make him cooler or more of an idiot?
He told MTV 'I don't have everybody's blood just yet, but I collected quite a few vials of blood and it's actually sitting in my refrigerator as we speak. I'm going to try to take that same concept and put little bits of everybody's blood in the middle of this record. Like a glass specimen thing.'
What a tool and who’s blood ya gonna get? Blood from Ke$ha, Neon Indian and Prefuse 73, and if he's still collecting, then others on the album include Bon Iver, Chris Martin of Coldplay, Erykah Badu, Yoko Ono, Nick Cave and Lightning Bolt.
There is no way in hell Martin Ono Badu or Cave would do it. Kesha is a walking social disease so I suggest you use gloves if you make the purchase.
The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends will be a double-album released for Record Store Day on April 21.