The Flaming Lips announce new album 'American Head'

After returning earlier this year to drop their comeback single 'Flowers of Neptune 6', The Flaming Lips have now announced their plans for a new studio album arriving in the coming months.

The new full-length 'American Head' follows on from last year's 'King's Mouth' LP, is being previewed by the new lead track 'My Religion Is You', and is set to be released on the 11th September via Bella Union.

Speaking about the new release, frontman Wayne Coyne said, "The music and songs that make up the AMERICAN HEAD album are based in a feeling. A feeling that, I think, can only be expressed through music and songs. We were, while creating it, trying to NOT hear it as sounds... but to feel it. Mother’s sacrifice, Father’s intensity, Brother’s insanity, Sister’s rebellion...I can’t quite put it into words.

"Something switches and others (your brothers and sisters and mother and father...your pets) start to become more important to you…in the beginning there is only you... and your desires are all that you can care about...but... something switches.. I think all of these songs are about this little switch."

Check out the new video for 'My Religion Is You' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'American Head' Tracklist:
Will You Return / When You Come Down
Watching the Lightbugs Glow
Flowers Of Neptune 6
Dinosaurs On The Mountain
At The Movies On Quaaludes
Mother I've Taken LSD
Brother Eye
You n Me Sellin' Weed
Mother Please Don't Be Sad
When We Die When We're High
Assassins of Youth
God and the Policeman (Feat. Kacey Musgraves)
My Religion Is You

More News

Raleigh Ritchie shares new single 'Party Fear'

With his highly-anticipated new album set to arrive later this month, Raleigh Ritchie has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from his forthcoming... 3 weeks 6 days ago

Nadia Rose delivers new single 'Too Bad'

Having yet to officially follow-up her highly-praised 2018 mixtape 'Highly Flammable', London rapper Nadia Rose is back to unveil a brand new single... 4 weeks 1 day ago

Two Door Cinema Club release new EP 'Lost Songs (Found)'

Following on from the tenth anniversary of their highly-acclaimed multi-platinum debut album ‘Tourist History’, Two Door Cinema Club have now... 1 month 2 hours ago

Elvis Costello returns with new single 'No Flag'

Having remained largely quiet since the release of his 2018 album 'Look Now', Elvis Costello has now returned to share a brand new single. The new... 1 month 5 hours ago

NZCA LINES shares new track 'Prisoner Of Love'

With his long-awaited new album set to drop next month, NZCA LINES has now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from his forthcoming full-length.... 1 month 22 hours ago

The Streets unveil new single 'I Wish You Loved You As Much As You Love Him'

With their highly-anticipated new mixtape set to drop next month, The Streets have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming... 1 month 1 day ago

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever share new single 'Cameo'

With their highly-anticipated new album arriving in less than 24 hours, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have now dropped another cut lifted from... 1 month 1 day ago

Brad Stank delivers new track 'She Was A Tease'

With his highly-anticipated new album now just a few days away, Brad Stank has now dropped the final cut to be released before the unveiling of his... 1 month 1 day ago

LA Priest unveils new single 'Rubber Sky'

With his long-awaited new album now just a few days away, LA Priest has now delivered the next cut to be lifted from his forthcoming full-length.... 1 month 1 day ago