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Title:
Clouds taste metallic
Author:
Flaming Lips (Musical group)
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Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., [1995]

â„—1995
Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
All songs written by the Flaming Lips.

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Language:
English
Contents:
Abandoned hospital ship -- Psychiatric explorations of the fetus with needles -- Placebo headwound -- This here giraffe -- Brainville -- Guy who got a headache and accidentally saves the world -- When you smile -- Kim's watermelon gun -- They punctured my yolk -- Lightning strikes the postman -- Christmas at the zoo -- Evil will prevail -- Bad days
UPC:
093624591122
Format :
Music CD

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The same extraordinary madness that infected the best work of Brian Wilson rears its head on the shimmering and melodic Clouds Taste Metallic, a masterful collection which completes the Flaming Lips' odyssey into the pop stratosphere. The Pet Sounds comparisons are obvious -- two of the highlights are titled "This Here Giraffe" and "Christmas at the Zoo" -- yet not unfair; like Brian Wilson, Wayne Coyne has refined his unique vision into something both highly personal and powerfully universal. Similarly, while Coyne's lyrics remain as acid-damaged and inscrutable as ever, his densely constructed songs convey emotional complexities far beyond the scope of their head-case titles ("Psychiatric Explorations of the Fetus With Needles," "Guy Who Got a Headache and Accidentally Saves the World"); galvanized by equal parts newfound maturity and childlike wonderment, Clouds Taste Metallic is both the Flaming Lips' most intricate and most irresistible work. ~ Jason Ankeny