The Flaming Lips to release ‘Greatest Hits Vol 1’

It’s out this June.

Photo: George Salisbury

The Flaming Lips are to issue a greatest hits collection this June, cleverly titled ‘Greatest Hits Vol 1’. Coming in various versions, all will feature the band’s hits including ‘Do You Realize??’, ‘Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1’, ‘She Don’t Use Jelly’ and ‘Race For The Prize’.

The tracks have all been remastered by the band and long-time collaborator, producer Dave Fridmann.

There’s an eleven-track 12” version, and a three-CD ‘deluxe’ package with the requisite demos and rarities.

The track listing is:

Vinyl edition

Side One:
Do You Realize??
Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1
Race For The Prize
Waitin’ For A Superman
When You Smile
She Don’t Use Jelly

Side Two:
Bad Days (Aurally Excited Version)
The W.A.N.D.
Silver Trembling Hands
The Castle
The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song


Disc 1:
Talkin’ ‘Bout The Smiling Deathporn Immortality Blues (Everyone Wants To Live Forever)
Hit Me Like You Did The First Time
Felt Good To Burn
Turn It On
She Don’t Use Jelly
Chewin The Apple Of Your Eye
Slow Nerve Action
Psychiatric Explorations of The Fetus With Needles
Lightning Strikes The Postman
When You Smile
Bad Days (Aurally Excited Version)
Riding To Work In The Year 2025
Race For The Prize (Sacrifice Of The New Scientists)
Waitin’ For A Superman (Is It Getting Heavy?)
The Spark That Bled
What Is the Light?

Disc 2:
Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1
In The Morning Of The Magicians
All We Have Is Now
Do You Realize??
The W.A.N.D.
Pompeii Am Gotterdammerung
Vein Of Stars
The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song
Convinced Of The Hex
See The Leaves
Silver Trembling Hands
Is David Bowie Dying?
Try To Explain
Always There In Our Hearts
There Should Be Unicorns
The Castle

Disc 3:
Zero to A Million (Demo)
Jets (Cupid’s Kiss Vs The Psyche Of Death) (2-Track Demo)
Thirty-Five Thousand Feet Of Despair
The Captain
1000 Ft. Hands
Noodling Theme (Epic Sunset Mix #5)
Up Above The Daily Hum
The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (In Anatropous Reflex)
We Can’t Predict The Future
Your Face Can Tell The Future
You Gotta Hold On
What Does It Mean?
Spider-man Vs Muhammad Ali
I Was Zapped By The Lucky Super Rainbow
Enthusiasm For Life Defeats Existential Fear Part 2
If I Only Had A Brain
Silent Night / Lord, Can You Hear Me

‘Greatest Hits Vol 1’ is released on 1st June via Warner Bros.

The Flaming Lips were last seen with 2017’s ‘Oczy Mlody’, and will play a handful of UK live dates this summer.

19-22 Bluedot
21 Kaleidoscope
23 Cambridge Junction
24 Cardiff Tramshed

Tickets are on sale now.

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