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The Flaming Lips team up with Bon Iver - listen

US bands premiere their Record Store Day duet, 'Ashes In The Air'


The Flaming Lips team up with Bon Iver - listen Photo: WENN

The Flaming Lips collaboration with Bon Iver 'Ashes In The Air' has been revealed online today.

Recorded for Record Store 2012, the song will feature as part of a series of collaborations The Flaming Lips have recorded with the likes of Neon Indian, Nick Cave and, bizarrely, Ke$ha under the name 'The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends'.

'Ashes In The Air' is a heavily distorted, psychedelic trip that sees Wayne Coyne doing his best David Bowie impression and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon providing his now signature high pitched vocals. You can hear the song now by clicking on the video below.

Wayne Coyne has also spoken about using the blood of his collaborators in the packaging for the musical release.

Speaking to he MTV Hive, he said: "I don't have everybody's blood just yet, but I collected quite a few vials of blood and it's actually sitting in my refrigerator as we speak... I'm going to try to take that same concept and put little bits of everybody's blood in the middle of this record. Like a glass specimen thing."

Check out The Flaming Lips/ Bon Iver - Ashes In The Air now.

David Renshaw


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