For File Retailer Day, The Flaming Lips unveiled their new album, King’s Mouth.
Spanning 12 tracks and that includes narration from The Conflict’s Mick Jones, King’s Mouth marks The Lips’ fifteenth studio album so far and the follow-up to 2017’s Oczy Mlody. A large launch is deliberate for later this yr, however four,000 fortunate followers at this time obtained their fingers on a limited-edition vinyl copy launched solely for File Retailer Day.
For everybody who couldn’t safe a replica, the band has made the album monitor “All for the Lifetime of the Metropolis” obtainable for streaming. A small comfort for certain, nevertheless it does mark our first official style of King’s Mouth. Take a pay attention beneath.
King’s Mouth, an idea album a couple of group mourning the noble loss of life of a benevolent monarch, is half of a bigger artwork set up of the identical title, based on JamBands. A press launch provides:
Launched in 2015, the set up has showcased its psychedelic visuals and soundscapes by way of North America in museums reminiscent of Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, NM, the American Visionary Artwork Museum in Baltimore, MD, the Pacific Northwest Faculty of Artwork in Portland, OR and Wayne’s personal inventive area, The Womb, in Oklahoma Metropolis, OK. A real handcrafted marvel, it consists of an enormous metallic head that welcomes spectators inside. As soon as inside the froth month, an LED lightshow begins in tandem with music from the album. Now, the report doubles because the sonic companion to the exhibit and permits followers to expertise the aural aspect at any time.
Finishing the venture is a literary tome titled, King’s Mouth: Immerse Heap Journey Fantasy Expertise, which tells the story of the King’s Mouth by way of phrases and visuals by Coyne.
In describing his imaginative and prescient of the venture, Lips frontman Wayne Coyne mentioned: “The King’s Mouth immersive/child-like qualities are born from the identical spark and womb as The Flaming Lips reside performances. The King’s Mouth journey was made for people of all sizes, ages, cultures, and religions.”