The Flaming Lips have shared another new original single which will appear on the psychedelic rock band’s forthcoming studio album, American Head, due out September 11th. Entitled, “Will You Return / When You Come Down”, the new song shared on Friday follows previously-released singles “Flowers of Neptune 6” featuring Kacey Musgraves, “My Religion Is You“, “Dinosaurs on the Mountain”, and “You n’ Me Sellin’ Weed”.
The 5:21 minute track dances along thanks to the sparkling instrumentation and soft vocals from both Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd. Although they’re famously known for their expressions of alternative psychedelic material, the band also once again showcases their ability to deliver a ballad rich in softer melodies. The song’s affiliated video showcases each member appearing to perform their parts in isolation, with Coyne seen in what looks to be surrounded by a clear plastic wrap of sorts.
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Listen to the new song via its official music video also shared on Friday below. The video was co-directed by Coyne alongside previous Flaming Lips collaborator George Salisbury.
The Flaming Lips – “Will You Return / When You Come Down”
The Flaming Lips had initially announced plans for a run of west coast performances in the spring and early summer months, but those dates have–like most other live events–been postponed.
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