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Editors’ Notes

When The Soft Bulletin was released in 1999, The Flaming Lips were best-known as the freaky experimental troupe responsible for the leftfield MTV hit "She Don't Use Jelly." This album changed all that. Keeping company with epics like Pet Sounds and Sgt. Pepper's, Bulletin overflows with gorgeous melodies, orchestral flourishes, and sweetly psychedelic imagery. Frontman Wayne Coyne emerges from his trickster chrysalis a cherubic butterfly, pouring his heart into songs like "Waitin' for a Superman" and "Feeling Yourself Disintegrate."

Customer Reviews


This is my favorite album of all time. I listen to this at least once every few months, and I have for ten years. And I'm still blown away. Genius.

Another Enjoyable Experience

Awesome album all the way through...whether you are new to the band or have been with them for years, this is a album that is going to stick with ya!! Great Stuff

Pinacle of the lips

Sad to say but I don't think they will ever make an album better than this.


Formed: 1983 in Oklahoma City, OK

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Even within the eclectic world of alternative rock, few bands were so brave, so frequently brilliant, and so deliciously weird as the Flaming Lips. From their beginnings as Oklahoma weirdos to their mid-'90s pop culture breakthrough to their status as one of the most respected groups of the 2000s, the Lips rode one of the more surreal and haphazard career trajectories in pop music. An acid-bubblegum band with as much affinity for sweet melodies as blistering noise assaults, their off-kilter sound,...
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