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:
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.
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 5Warner 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 Marsfilm soundtrack) (2008)
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