Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

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Video: The Flaming Lips feat. Sean Lennon – “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”

posted by Oscar February 7, 2014

Beatles Tribute Week at Late Show with David Letterman continues and Thursday night’s guests were The Flaming Lips featuring Sean Lennon. Paying tribute to his dad’s most psychedelic song, Sean Lennon accompanied the OKC band to play “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.” The cover was very similar to what you’d expect the song to sound like when played live, but the chorus definitely had a Flaming Lips touch on it.

See that performance above.

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The Flaming Lips – “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” (Beatles Cover)

posted by Oscar December 30, 2013

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The Flaming Lips will be playing New Year’s Eve in Aspen’s Belly Up. The show, featuring a set list of John Lennon-led Beatles songs, will be broadcast on Sirius XM Radio Jam On will broadcast the show. Some of the tracks the OKC band have been rehearsing include “Tomorrow Never Knows,” ”Come Together,” “Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except for Me and My Monkey,” “Across the Universe,” and “Dear Prudence.

One of the tracks the Lips are set to play, “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds,” was actually recorded and you can hear their trippy cover below. Continue Reading