The Flaming Lips Digital Release Cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”‏

The Flaming Lips have announced the release of their cover of David Bowie’s classic “Space Oddity”, which you can listen to on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and Spotify. They recently played Carnegie Hall‘s Bowie tribute shows last month.

While they were in New York, The Lips taped a performance of “Space Oddity” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, which airs Tuesday, April 19th. Tune in to CBS stations at 11:35 pm PST / EST, and 10:35 pm CT.

And finally, keep in mind The Lips have not one, but TWO highly coveted items available this Record Store Day, Saturday,  April 16th:

The Flaming Lips:  RSD Release #1 – CD & Comic Book:

Lightning Strikes The Postman. This is an alternate mix of the Clouds Taste Metallic album featuring ex-Flaming Lips guitarist, Ronald Jones. Contains an original comic written and illustrated by Wayne Coyne.

The Flaming Lips –  RSD Release #2 – Limited Edition 8-LP Set:

Heady Nuggs Volume II: The Second 5 Warner Bros. Records 2006-2012. This expansive volume is the companion piece to the first Heady Nuggs: The First 5 Warner Bros. Records 1992-2002 Box Set. This five-album (on eight discs) limited-edition Box Set is a RSD exclusive comprised of:

At War With The Mystics (2006)

Once Beyond Hopelessness(Christmas On Mars film soundtrack) (2008)

Embryonic (2009)

The Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs with Henry Rollins and Peaches Doing The Dark Side of the Moon (2009)

The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends(2012)

Catch The Flaming Lips on tour:

05/26    Morrison, CO                            Red Rocks Amphitheatre

05/29    Houston, TX                             The Lawn, White Oak Music Hall

06/04    Little Rock, AR                          Riverfest

06/10    Kvaerndrup, Denmark                Heartland Festival

06/18    Minneapolis, MN                        Rock the Garden, Boom Island

07/17    Birmingham, AL                        Sloss Music & Arts Festival

08/07    Oxfordshire, England                 Wilderness Festival

08/20    Monterrey, Mexico                     Hellow Festival

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