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Clouds Taste Metallic

The Flaming Lips


The seventh studio album from Flaming Lips--whose The Soft Bulletin is Essentials ROTM in October--is here on orange opaque vinyl.
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Exclusive Features
color Orange Opaque
foil stamped Yes
Other Features
download code No
exclusive VMP Exclusive
label Warner Bros
pressing location Record Industry
release type Reissue
By the Numbers

1 LP
format
1995
original release year
33 1/3 RPM
speed
1000
total pressing quantity
12 INCH
vinyl size
standard
weight
Description

Expectations were high for the Flaming Lips to deliver another “She Don’t Use Jelly” to continue their MTV dominance with slackery-weirdo anthems. Instead, “Jelly” turned out to be a fluke — and instead of trying to churn out another hit, the Lips focused on crafting ambitious albums to critical applause. 'Clouds Taste Metallic' is solid but low-key, lacking instantly recognizable Lips songs. But on its best tracks, like “Placebo Headwound,” “Psychiatric Exploration of the Fetus With Needles” and “Christmas at the Zoo” (an inspired rip of Thunderclap Newman’s “Something in the Air”), they flex their songwriting and studio mastery and warm up for 'The Soft Bulletin'’s knockout punch.
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Clouds Taste Metallic
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