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The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus are covering The Beatles’ “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”

on March 16, 2014, 3:04pm

On Friday, The Flaming Lips announced that they were recording new music with Miley Cyrus. While the project was then, ahem, shrouded in smoke, frontman Wayne Coyne has once more taken to Instagram to reveal that they’re covering The Beatles’ “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”. In addition, The Flaming Montana is joined in some capacity by MGMT’s Andrew VanWyngarden. This second pic also features little in the way of actual music making, but it does prove Coyne’s got some mad Photoshop skills:

The psych-rock vets first joined forces with the pop starlet during their concert in Los Angeles last month, which coincided with the Lips’ 30th anniversary with the band. Together they performed “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots” — watch the footage below.

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Mike Condon
March 17, 2014 at 7:37 pm

are the lips trying to lend credibility to Miley…come to think of it, The Lips have not released anything credible in 10 years, so this seems par for the course.

TheFutureHeart
March 16, 2014 at 3:39 pm

The Lips worked on new original material for Miley earlier last week (http://thefutureheart.com/2014/03/13/lips-cyrus-collab/), then played at her show in Tulsa (http://thefutureheart.com/2014/03/15/miley-mgmt-lucy/) and recorded the cover of “Lucy in the Sky..” for the Lips full album remake of “Sgt Pepper’s (http://thefutureheart.com/pepper/).

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