A FLAMING GREAT NEW YEAR!

The band see in 2003 in Chicago...

Flaming Lips are to see in 2003 with a special show in CHICAGO, NME.COM can reveal.

The band, currently touring the US as Beck‘s backing and support band, play Chicago Metro on December 31.

As previously reported, the group will return to the UK for a tour in January 2003.

The full tour calls at: Manchester University (January 16)

Birmingham Academy (17)

Bristol Academy (18)

Nottingham Rock City (20)

London Forum (21-22)

Tickets are on sale now, to buy, [url=]click here or call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1663 663.

A new single, ‘Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (Pt 1)’, will be released on January 20 via Warners.