The Flaming Lips + Bon Iver - 'Ashes In The Air'

A pretty gruesome affair

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The Lips' Record Store Day offering may be a pretty gruesome affair (‘…Heavy Fwends’ will literally come daubed in its contributors’ blood), but you don't always need the crimson stuff to shock. Having Justin Vernon declare "We thought we could outrun them/ But they had robot dogs" over woozy instrumentation does the trick just fine.

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