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On October 18, 2004.

On October 18, 2004, “Anti” label released “From a Basement on the Hill”, the sixth and final Elliott Smith studio album. It was recorded 2000 – 2003, and was produced by Elliott Smith, Rob Schnapf and Joanna Bolme.


  • Elliott Smith – various instruments, recording, front cover handwriting
  • Sam Coomes – bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Steven Drozd – drums
  • Aaron Embry – keyboards
  • Scott McPherson – drums
  • Fritz Michaud – drums
  • Aaron Sperske – drums
  • Nelson Gary – poetry reading
  • Joanna Bolme – mixing
  • Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Scott Wiley – engineering assistance
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Autumn DeWilde – sleeve typography

Track listing:

All tracks by Elliott Smith, except where noted.

  1. Coast to Coast
  2. Let’s get Lost
  3. Pretty (Ugly Before)
  4. Don’t Go Down
  5. Strung Out Again
  6. A Fond Farewell
  7. King’s Crossing
  8. Ostrich & Chirping – David McConnell
  9. Twilight
  10. A Passing Feeling
  11. The Last Hour
  12. Shooting Star
  13. Memory Lane
  14. Little One
  15. A Distorted Reality Is Now a Necessity to Be Free

On January 13, 2017.

On January 13, 2017, “Warner Bros” label released “Oczy Mlody” (The Young Eyes in Polish), the fourteenth Flaming Lips studio album. It was recorded June 2012 – June 2016, at “Pink Floor Studios” in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by Dave Fridmann, Scott Booker, Wayne Coyne, Michael ivins, Steven Drozd, Derek Brown, Jake Ingalls, Matt Duckworth and Nick Ley.


  • Wayne Coyne– lead vocals, keyboards, theremin, guitars, backing vocals
  • Michael Ivins– bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Steven Drozd– guitars, keyboards, bass, drums, backing and lead vocals
  • Derek Brown – guitars, keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jake Ingalls – keyboards, guitars
  • Matt Duckworth  – drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Nick Ley – percussion, drums, samples
  • Reggie Watts – vocal
  • Miley Cyrus – vocal

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Coyne, Michael ivins, Steven Drozd, Derek Brown, Jake Ingalls, Matt Duckworth and Nick Ley.

  1. Oczy Mlody
  2. How??
  3. There Should Be Unicorns
  4. Sunrise (Eyes of the Young)
  5. Nigdy Nie (Never No)
  6. Galaxy I Sink
  7. One Night While Hunting for Faeries and Witches and Wizards to Kill
  8. Do Glowy
  9. Listening to the Frogs With Demon Eyes
  10. The Castle
  11. Almost Home (Blisko Domu)
  12. We a Famly

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”.


  • 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

On April 1, 2013.

On April 1, 2013, “Warner Bros” label released “The Terror”, the thirteenth Flaming Lips studio album. It was recorded February–April 2012 at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, and “Pink Floor Studios” in Oklahoma City, and was produced by Wayne Coyne, Michael Ivins, Steven Drozd, Kliph Scurlock, Derek Brown, Dave Fridmann and Scott Booker.


  • Wayne Coyne– vocals, guitar, synthesizers
  • Michael Ivins– bass guitar, keyboards
  • Steven Drozd– guitar, keyboards, synthesizers, drums, vocals
  • Kliph Scurlock– drums, percussion
  • Derek Brown – guitar, keyboards
  • Phantogram– additional vocals and music
  • Dave Fridmann– mix, recording, mastering
  • Michael Ivins – additional engineering
  • Mack Hawkins – additional engineering, recording & mixing
  • George Salisbury – layout and design

Track listing:

All tracks by Wayne Coyne, Michael Ivins, Steven Drozd, Kliph Scurlock and Derek Brown.

  1. .The Sun is Rising
  2. Be Free A Way
  3. Try to Explain
  4. You Lust
  5. The Terror
  6. You Are Alone
  7. Butterfly, How Long It Takes to Die
  8. Turning Violet
  9. Always There..in Our Heads

On October 28, 1997.


On October 28, 1997, “Warner Bros” label released “Zaireeka”, the eighth Flaming Lips studio album. It was recorded 1996 – 1997, and was produced by The Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann and Scott Booker. “Zaireeka” was released on four compact discs including eight songs in total. Each song consists of four stereo tracks, one from each CD. When played simultaneously on four separate audio systems, the four CDs would produce a harmonic or juxtaposed sound. The four compact discs can also be played in different combinations, omitting one, two or three discs.


  • Wayne Coyne– vocals, guitar
  • Steven Drozd – vocals, drums, guitar, keyboards, orchestration
  • Michael Ivins – vocals, bass guitar
  • Dave Fridmann– engineering, mastering, mixing
  • George Salisbury – layout design

Track listing:

All four discs have identical track listings.

All tracks by The Flaming Lips.

  1. Okay I’ll Admit That I Really Don’t Understand
  2. Riding to Work in the Year 2025 (Your Invisible Now)
  3. Thirty-Five Thousand Feet of Despair
  4. A Machine in India
  5. The Train Runs Over the Camel But Is Derailed by the Gnat
  6. How Will We Know? (Futuristic Crashendos)
  7. March of the Rotten Vegetables
  8. The Big Ol’ Bug Is the New Baby Now


On October 13, 2009.


On October 13, 2009, “Warner Bros” label released “Embryonic”, the twelfth Flaming Lips studio album. It was recorded in 2009, and was produced by The Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann and Scott Booker. “Embryonic” was originally released as double vinyl album.


  • Wayne Coyne– guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, vocoder, vocals, mixing, production
  • Steven Drozd– guitars, keyboards, drums, bass guitar, vocals, lead vocals, mixing, production
  • Michael Ivins– bass guitar, keyboards, guitar, mixing, production, additional engineering
  • Kliph Scurlock– drums, percussion
  • Dave Fridmann– mixing, programming, engineering, mastering
  • MGMT– additional singing and playing
  • Karen O– additional singing, screaming, animal sounds, noises
  • Thorsten Wörmann – spoken announcements

Track listing:

  1. Convinced of the Hex” – 3:56
  2. “The Sparrow Looks Up at the Machine
  3. Evil
  4. Aquarius Sabotage
  5. See the Leaves
  6. If
  7. Gemini Syringes
  8. Your Bats
  9. Powerless
  10. The Ego’s Last Stand
  11. I Can Be a Frog
  12. Sagittarius Silver Announcement
  13. Worm Mountain
  14. Scorpio Sword
  15. The Impulse
  16. Silver Trembling Hands
  17. Virgo Self-Esteem Broadcast
  18. Watching the Planets

On July 16, 2002.

The Flaming Lips-Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

On July 16, 2002, “Warner Bros label released “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots”, the tenth Flaming Lips studio album. It was recorded June 2000 – April 2002, at “Tarbox Road Studios” in Cassadaga, New York, and was produced by The Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann and Scott Booker. The album was certified Gold in the US by the “RIAA”. In 2012, “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots”, was adapted into a musical.


  • Wayne Coyne– songwriting, guitar, vocals, cover paintings, mixing
  • Steven Drozd– songwriting, guitars, keyboards, electronics, drums, vocals, mixing
  • Michael Ivins– songwriting, bass guitar, keyboards, vocals, mixing, additional engineering
  • Yoshimi P-We– vocalization
  • Dave Fridmann– additional songwriting, production, mixing, programming, engineering, mastering
  • Trent Bell– additional tracking
  • Andy Taub– additional tracking
  • George Salisbury– design and layout


Track listing:

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

  1. Fight Test – Wayne Coyne,Steven Drozd, Michael Ivins, Dave Fridmann, Cat Stevens
  2. One More Robot/Sympathy 3000-21
  3. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1
  4. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 2
  5. In the Morning of the Magicians
  6. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell
  7. Are You a Hypnotist??
  8. It’s Summertime
  9. Do You Realize?? – Wayne Coyne,Steven Drozd, Michael Ivins, Dave Fridmann
  10. All We Have Is Now
  11. Approaching Pavonis Mons by Balloon (Utopia Planitia)