On April 3, 2006.

On April 3, 2006, “Warner Bros” label released “At War with the Mystics”, the eleventh Flaming Lips studio album. It was recorded June 2004-January 2006, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann, Scott Booker, Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd and Michael Ivins.  In 2006 the album won “Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance” and “Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical”.

Personnel:

  • Wayne Coyne– guitar, bass, vocals, mixing
  • Steven Drozd– guitars, keyboards, drums, vocals, mixing
  • Michael Ivins– bass, vocals, mixing, additional engineering
  • Dave Fridmann– additional songwriting, mixing, programming, engineering, mastering
  • Greg Kurstin– additional songwriting, backing vocals and instruments
  • Kliph Scurlock– drums, percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd and Michael Ivins.

  1. The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power)
  2. Free Radicals (A Hallucination of the Christmas Skeleton Pleading with a Suicide Bomber)
  3. The Sound of Failure / It’s Dark… Is It Always This Dark??
  4. My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion (The Inner Life as Blazing Shield of Defiance and Optimism as Celestial Spear of Action)
  5. Vein of Stars
  6. The Wizard Turns On… The Giant Silver Flashlight and Puts on His Werewolf Moccasins
  7. It Overtakes Me / The Stars Are So Big… I Am So Small… Do I Stand a Chance?
  8. Ambulance Driver
  9. Haven’t Got a Clue
  10. The W.A.N.D. (The Will Always Negates Defeat)
  11. Pompeii am Götterdämmerung
  12. Goin’ On
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