The Flaming Lips announce Record Store Day 2012 plans

Wayne Coyne's band get to work on guest collaboration compilation

The Flaming Lips have announced their plans for next year’s Record Store Day release.

Frontman Wayne Coyne is working on a compilation of tracks with other artists for the 2012 event including Neon Indian, Lightning Bolt and Prefuse 73, reports

The singer also said they are working on collaborations with Death Cab For Cutie, Ghostland Observatory, Cloudland Canyon and Nick Cave.

This year the band have already released extremely limited EPs with Prefuse 73, Neon Indian and Lighting Bolt and have three songs recorded with Cave.

The Flaming Lips recently recorded a six-hour-track entitled ‘Found A Star On The Ground’ to help the Central Oklahoma Humane Society and the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma.

They are set to head into the studio next week to record a 24-hour song.

Read NME‘s first review of ‘Found A Star On The Ground’.
The Flaming Lips – Found a Star on the Ground [Part One of Three] by Slow•Nerve•Action 3