Friday, 14 January 2011

'Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots' by The Flaming Lips

"The Pram's Album Show" on 2MCE-FM presents...

Your Favourite Featured Album for Tuesday 18th January 2010, 1.30 - 3.30 pm (NSW time) was :

"Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots", by The Flaming Lips (2002)

* Where were you when you first heard songs from this album?
* What does this album remind you of?
* Who were you with when you first heard music from this album?
* Why does this albums' music sound special to you?
* What were you doing when you first heard music from this album?
* How does hearing songs from this album make you feel?
  • Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots is the tenth album by The Flaming Lips, released in July 2002.
  • Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots appeared in best albums of the decade lists of many music magazines, such as Rolling Stone (#27) and Uncut (#11).
  • Fortune magazine called the album "a lush and haunting electronic symphony."
  • Calling the album "as strange as it is wonderful," Billboard magazine explained, "Beneath the sunny, computer-generated atmospherics and the campy veneer of talk about gladiator-style clashes between man and machines with emotions, Yoshimi is actually a somber rumination on love and survival in an unfathomable world."
  • Giving the album four-out-of-five stars, Rolling Stone called the production "ambitious".
  • Uncut declared "even by their standards, Yoshimi is astonishing" before declaring it the greatest album released in the magazine's lifetime. (Source)
  • 2002 in music ... 9 years ago ...

On next week's program, your featured album will be :

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