The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus performed their cover of The Beatles’ ‘A Day In The Life’ on US chat show ‘Conan’ last night. Click below to watch.
Cyrus is one of the many contributors on The Flaming Lips’ Fab Four tribute album, ‘With A Little Help From My Fwends’, on which they rework The Beatles’ classic album ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’.
Cyrus, J Mascis and MGMT all feature on the LP, which was released on October 28. The full tracklisting, with list of cameo appearances, is as follows:
‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ (feat. My Morning Jacket, Fever The Ghost and J Mascis)
‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ (feat. The Flaming Lips, Black Pus and The Autumn Defense)
‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ (feat. Miley Cyrus, Moby and The Flaming Lips)
‘Getting Better’ (feat. Dr Dog and Chuck Inglish)
‘Fixing A Hole’ (feat. Electric Wurms)
‘She’s Leaving Home’ (feat. Phantogram and Juliana Barwick)
‘Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite!’ (feat. The Flaming Lips, Maynard James Keenan and Sunbears)
‘Within You Without You’ (feat. Birdflower and Morgan Delt)
‘When I’m Sixty-Four’ (feat. The Flaming Lips and more)
‘Lovely Rita’ (feat. Tegan & Sara, Stardeath and White Dwarves)
‘Good Morning Good Morning’ (feat. Zorch, Grace Potter and more)
‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ (Reprise) (feat. Foxygen and MGMT)
‘A Day In The Life’ (feat. The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus)
‘With A Little Help From My Fwends’ is the latest record in The Flaming Lips’ project of covering classic albums in full, having previously covered The Stone Roses’ debut album as well as King Crimson’s ‘In The Court Of The Crimson King’.
Cyrus recently said that she has been writing songs for the follow-up to her ‘Bangerz’ album with Wayne Coyne, praising his ability to “change keys on a whim”.