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PopMatters turns 20 years old this October and we're beginning to celebrate our history by taking you back in time a decade ago. Obama was in the White House and the musical times were very good indeed. Revisit 2009 through its best albums.
The Flaming Lips' King's Mouth couples spacey cinematic passages with driving rhythms to create a sombre and thoughtful musical whole.
The Flaming Lips' King's Mouth is full of bold musical cues, weird science fiction themes… and Mick Jones.
As part of Rhino's series of reissues and compilations dedicated to the Flaming Lips, Seeing the Unseeable is a look at the band's early full-length albums.