The Flaming Lips: Oczy Mlody

The Flaming Lips: Oczy Mlody

By Evan Sawdey

Oczy Mlody feels less like the group's 14th grand artistic statement and more like a minor footnote to a once-great band's recent output. 17 Jan 2017 // 1:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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