THE FLAMING LIPS TO RELEASE CD AND DIGITAL FORMATS OF Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997 ON NOVEMBER 27TH

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THE FLAMING LIPS TO RELEASE CD AND DIGITAL FORMATS OF
Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997
ON NOVEMBER 27TH 
DELUXE AND STANDARD VINYL EDITION TO BE RELEASED ON DECEMBER 18TH
20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE BAND’S SEMINAL CLOUDS TASTE METALLIC ALBUM ADDS SEVERAL RARITIES, B-SIDES, BONUS TRACKS AND EPHEMERA TO CREATE DEFINITIVE DELUXE EDITION
PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW FOR ALL ALBUM CONFIGURATIONS, INCLUDING AN AUTOGRAPHED BOX SET AT THE FLAMING LIPS STORE
 RECEIVE INSTANT DOWNLOADS OF PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACKS
November 16th, 2015 – (Burbank, CA.) -As previously announced,  The Flaming Lips will release the CD and Digital versions of  Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997, on November 27th.  The Deluxe Vinyl and Standard Vinyl Editionswill now be released on December 18th.
This will be the Deluxe 20th Anniversary Box Set edition of THE LIPS globally influential and essential edition of THE 1995 classic album CLOUDS TASTE METALLIC. The album is available for pre-order now via THE LIPS Official Store. All pre-orders will receive a series of instant downloadable tracks at various dates leading up to the release, each a previously unreleased rarity from this collection. The first instant track available now is a live version of “Psychiatric Explorations of the Fetus with Needles”.
Clouds Taste Metallic, the band’s seventh album, is considered one of The Lips’ best and earned them much critical fanfare. All-Music called it “a masterful collection that completes the Flaming Lips’ odyssey into the pop stratosphere” and compared it to the Beach Boys’ definitive album Pet Sounds. Released on September 19th, 1995, Clouds Taste Metallic is also the last Lips album to feature guitarist Ronald Jones.
Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997, will be released in several configurations, including a three-CD set (plus digital equivalents) anda numbered, limited edition five-LP box set. (Individual vinyl LPs will be released at a later date.)   The Official Flaming Lips Store will carry an exclusive numbered and colored vinyl version of the five-LP box set autographed by Wayne Coyne along with three exclusive out-of-print t-shirts and three out-of-print posters, designed by Wayne that were originally sold during the Clouds-era, and will be limited to a one time ONLY run.
The CD set will include three discs. The first features the entirety of Clouds Taste Metallic plus the rarities The King Bug Laughs (Oddities and Rarities) (a collection of previously unreleased, promo-only, and compilation-only tracks gathered together and available for the first time ever in one place). The second compilation CD is comprised of the very briefly available and now rare Due To High Expectations The Flaming Lips Are Providing Needles For Your Balloons, and the third is a previously unreleased live recording of the band’s club show at Moe’s captured in Seattle on May 10th, 1996. Click here to have a look at posters, T-shirts and packaging.  These are selling fast so don’t delay!
Heady Nuggs 20 Years After Clouds Taste Metallic 1994-1997 CD Box Set:
Disc 1: Clouds Taste Metallic
1. The Abandoned Hospital Ship
2. Psychiatric Explorations Of The Fetus With Needles
3. Placebo Headwound
4. This Here Giraffe
5. Brainville
6. Guy Who Got A Headache And Accidentally Saves The World
7. When You Smile
8. Kim’s Watermelon Gun
9. They Punctured My Yolk
10. Lightning Strikes The Postman
11. Christmas At The Zoo
12. Evil Will Prevail
13. Bad Days (aurally excited version)
Disc 2: Due To High Expectations The Flaming Lips Are Providing Needles For Your Balloons
1. Bad Days
2. Jets Part 2 (My Two Days As An Ambulance Driver)
3. Ice Drummer
4. Put The Waterbug In the Policeman’s Ear
5. Chewin’ the Apple Of Yer Eye
6. Chosen One
7. Little Drummer Boy
8. Slow Nerve Action
The King Bug Laughs (Oddities and Rarities)
9. It Was A Very Good Year
10. Sun Arise
11. Life on Mars
12. Ballrooms of Mars
13. Hot Day
14. Nobody Told Me
15. Magician Vs The Headache
16. She Don’t Use Jelly (Live @KJ103)
 
Disc 3: Psychiatric Explorations of the Fetus with Needles (Live in Seattle 1996)
1. The Abandoned Hospital Ship
2. Unconsciously Screamin’
3. Take Meta Mars
4. Moth In The Incubator
5. Put The Waterbug In The Policeman’s Ear
6. Lightning Strikes The Postman
7. Bad Days
8. She Don’t Use Jelly
9. Chewin’ The Apple Of Yer Eye
10. When You Smile
11. Psychiatric Explorations Of The Fetus With Needles
12. Love Yer Brain
13. Placebo Headwound
 
THE FLAMING LIPS are on tour now. Indicates shows with Miley Cyrus And Her Dead Petz w/Special Guests Dan Deacon. # indicates a show by The LIPS and NOT w/ Miley
*Nov 19            Chicago, IL                   Riviera
*Nov 21            Detroit, MI                     Fillmore
*Nov 27            Washington, DC            Echostage
*Nov 28            New York, NY               Terminal 5
*Dec 05            Philadelphia, PA            Electric Factory
*Dec 06            Boston, MA                  House Of Blues
*Dec 14            Vancouver, BC              Queen Elizabeth Theater
*Dec 19            Los Angeles                  The Wiltern
# Dec 31           San Francisco, CA        The Big One – Bill Graham Auditorium
#Jan 8              Melbourne, AUS            Palais Theatre
#Jan 9              Sydney, AUS                Sydney Festival
#Jan 11             Auckland, NZ                Echo Festival
#Jan 15             Hobart, Tasmania, AUS MONA FOMA
#Mar 12            Bogata, Columbia         Estero Pacific Festival
In other LIPS news, Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips have teamed up to record a limited edition Christmas 7″ vinyl single via Chimera Music featuring two previously unreleased tracks comprised of the Lennon/Ono original “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” and “Atlas Eets Christmas” on the flip.  The black vinyl Single will be in stores on Dec 11th. You can pre-order the highly limited white vinyl pressing right now at https://chimeramusic.com/ (available through mail order only).
Also, fans of IFC’s hit TV series,  PORTLANDIA from longtime LIPS friends Carrie Brownstein & Fred Armisen can look forward to a guest appearance by Wayne Coyne in upcoming episode of Season 6, which premieres Jan 21, 2016 on IFC.
For further details on the show and which episode starring his Wayneness, go to:    http://www.ifc.com/shows/portlandia
Expect much more news from THE FLAMING LIPS soon. Until then, go to: http://www.flaminglips.com/
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