Flaming Lips Expand 'Mystics' With Audio, Video
The Flaming Lips' latest album, "At War With the Mystics," has been expanded into a two-disc set due Oct. 24 via Warner Bros.The Flaming Lips' latest album, "At War With the Mystics," has been expanded into a two-disc set due Oct. 24 via Warner Bros. The original album will be augmented with the outtakes "Why Does It End?," "You've Got To Hold On," "Your Face Can Tell the Future," "The Gold in the Mountain of Our Madness," "Time Travel?? Yes!!" and a cover of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody."
Also featured are eight tracks from various live radio sessions, one of which is a blend of Sonic Youth's "Unmade Bed" and Led Zeppelin's "No Quarter."
The DVD disc of the new "Mystics" rounds up videos for "Mr. Ambulance Driver," "The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song" and "The W.A.N.D.," plus frontman Wayne Coyne's videotaped 2006 commencement address for his high school alma mater in Oklahoma City.
"At War With the Mystics" has sold 151,000 copies in the United States since its April release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Lips are on tour in support of the set through Sept. 25 in New York.
As first reported here, also in the works is the band's first live DVD, taped in July at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and due out early next year.