The Flaming Lips to release live version of ‘The Soft Bulletin’
The Flaming Lips’ ever-expansive repertoire will broaden through the release of The Soft Bulletin Recorded Live at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. With a landing date of November 29, the live, longform outing offers listeners a chance to relive The Flaming Lips’ May 26, 2016 performance at Colorado’s Red Rocks Ampitheatre. No average appearance, the 2016 show date saw the group appear alongside a 68-piece orchestra and a choir comprised 57 singers.
The Flaming Lips’ ninth album, The Soft Bulletin debuted in 1999 and swiftly elicited acclaim among critics and the band’s substantial following alike. The Soft Bulletin Recorded Live at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra is the successor to The Flaming Lips’ July release of their fifteenth studio album, King’s Mouth.
The group’s release activity won’t falter after the arrival of the live LP. The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne told WFPK’s Kyle Meredith that they are not only at work on a collaboration with Deap Valley but are also crafting yet another new album of Flaming Lips originals during an October interview on Meredith’s radio serial, Kyle Meredith With…
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