Watch: Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips perform “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1″

on February 23, 2014, 3:44pm

Miley Cyrus has pulled out some left-field covers as of late, like Arctic Monkeys’ “Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?” and OutKast’s “Hey Ya!”. But last night at L.A.’s Staples Center, Cyrus took it to a new level by not only covering The Flaming Lips’ “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots”, but bringing out the band’s Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd to join her on stage.

The performance came on the precise 30th year anniversary of the Lips’ first show, making it a momentous night for both acts. The Lips got to celebrate their live debut, and Miley got to perform with, in her own words, one of her favorite artists of all time. “I’m so fucking excited. I don’t think you guys understand what this means right now. FUCK YES,” Cyrus called as she welcomed Coyne and Drozd to the stage. Wayne brought on a giant “FUCK YEAH” balloon and Drozd was draped in a red riding cape, while Miley wore no pants and a long t-shirt printed with her own face. It’s a sight to behold, and you can watch it below (via Stereogum).

In case you’re wondering, yes, this is the same night when Miley kissed Katy Perry from the stage. Girl just does whatever she wants up there, doesn’t she?


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August 12, 2014 at 11:04 am

Reblogged this on AnHonestDayOrTwo and commented:
did the robots just defeat me? I’ve known Wayne Coyne for many years and if he’s cool with it so am I lol.

February 24, 2014 at 10:39 am

I wanna see the Tweets from people saying “Who the hell is this guy Miley has on stage, and what is a Yoshimi?”

February 23, 2014 at 4:26 pm

Just want to point out for anybody that wants some more details or pictures…
…this post was based on Stereogum’s post which copied my article uncredited


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