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The Best Flaming Lips Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 832 votes 164 voters 2.6k views25 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

The Flaming Lips are known as one of the best psychedelic rock bands. List of the best Flaming Lips albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Flaming Lips discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Flaming Lips albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Flaming Lips singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Flaming Lips album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Flaming Lips album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best Flaming Lips album of all time?" or "What are the top Flaming Lips albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Albums here include everything from The Soft Bulletin to Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots.

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    The Soft Bulletin

    The Flaming Lips
    61
    23

    Release Date1999

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann, Scott Booker

    TracksWaitin’ for a Superman, What Is the Light?, The Spark That Bled

    Length (mins)00:58:17

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Neo-psychedelia, Dream pop, Experimental rock, Space rock

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    Zaireeka

    The Flaming Lips
    43
    11

    Release Date1997

    TracksThe Big Ol' Bug Is the New Baby Now, Riding to Work in the Year 2025 (Your Invisible Now), Thirty-Five Thousand Feet of Despair

    Length (mins)00:45:29

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Experimental rock

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    Clouds Taste Metallic

    The Flaming Lips
    38
    12

    Release Date1995

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann

    TracksThey Punctured My Yolk, Bad Days (Aurally Excited version), The Abandoned Hospital Ship

    Length (mins)00:47:37

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Neo-psychedelia, Noise pop

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    Release Date1993

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips, Keith Cleversley

    TracksShe Don’t Use Jelly, Moth in the Incubator, Chewin the Apple of Your Eye

    Length (mins)00:43:08

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Neo-psychedelia

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    Oczy Mlody

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    12
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    At War With the Mystics

    The Flaming Lips
    35
    17

    Release Date2006

    TracksHaven't Got a Clue, The W.A.N.D. (The Will Always Negates Defeat), The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power)

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia, Dream pop

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    Embryonic

    Chiasm
    32
    16

    TracksBouncing Baby Clones, Liquify, Disorder

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    Hear It Is

    The Flaming Lips
    26
    14

    Release Date1986

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips

    TracksBag Full of Thoughts, Man From Pakistan, Jesus Shootin' Heroin

    Genres (Music)Noise rock, Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Punk rock

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    Release Date2002

    TracksApproaching Pavonis Mons by Balloon (Utopia Planitia), One More Robot / Sympathy 3000-21, In the Morning of the Magicians

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Neo-psychedelia, Dream pop, Space rock

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    19
    10

    Release Date1990

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann

    TracksGod Walks Among Us Now - Jesus Song No. 6, There You Are - Jesus Song No. 7, Shine On Sweet Jesus - Jesus Song No. 5

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    The Terror

    The Flaming Lips
    24
    17

    Release Date2013

    TracksButterfly, How Long It Takes to Die, All You Need Is Love

    Genres (Music)Alternative rock, Neo-psychedelia, Experimental rock, Space rock, Electronic music

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    Release Date1992

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips, Dave Fridmann

    TracksGingerale Afternoon (The Astrology of a Saturday), The Magician vs. the Headache, Hit Me Like You Did the First Time

    Length (mins)01:09:11

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Neo-psychedelia, Noise pop

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    Telepathic Surgery

    The Flaming Lips
    15
    8

    Release Date1989

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips, Michael Ivins

    TracksBegs and Achin', Redneck School of Technology, Shaved Gorilla

    Length (mins)01:04:39

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Punk rock, Experimental rock

  • 14

    7 Skies H3

    The Flaming Lips
    10
    6

    Release Date2014

    TracksRequiem, Meepy Morp, In a Dream

  • 15

    Release Date1987

    ProducerThe Flaming Lips

    TracksOne Million Billionth of a Millisecond on a Sunday Morning, Love Yer Brain, Prescription: Love

    Length (mins)00:48:12

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Punk rock, Neo-psychedelia

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    Release Date2009

    TracksUs and Them, On the Run, Speak to Me / Breathe

    LabelWarner Bros. Records

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Alternative rock

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    Release Date2012

    TracksGirl, You're So Weird, I Don't Want You to Die

    Genres (Music)Psychedelic rock, Experimental rock

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    Release Date2013

    TracksI Wanna Be Adored, Bye Bye Badman, Elizabeth My Dear