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Spin (11/95, p.126) - 7 - Flawed Yet Worthy - "...their world is full of bubbles, Ferris wheels, and flying saucers....their lyrics are seldom without some gentle-but-pointed metaphor or reproof....the Lips are...a unique voice within the post-grunge nightmare of soundalike alternative rock, creating a rarefied musical atmosphere full of humanity, kindness and humor..."Q (8/02, p.62) - "...A daring, headness of a record, trading in jaunty pop, most notably 'This Here Giraffe'..."Melody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #12 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's `Albums Of The Year.'Musician (11/95, pp.86-87) - "...stands as their best Warners album....frontman Wayne Coyne finally locates the distinction between sophomoric self-indulgence and creative playfulness..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.60) - "...Lots of confidence..."87.74527

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Rolling Stone (p.64) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Winners like the leftist call-to-arms 'The W.A.N.D.' and 'Free Radicals' brim with darting effects and Wayne Coyne's brightly warbled melodies..."Entertainment Weekly (p.59) - "Much of the CD is both beautiful and heartfelt..." -- Grade: BQ (p.123) - Ranked #34 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006" -- "[I]t was a welcome reminder that there's still no one around quite like them."Uncut (p.94) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]nother extraordinary collection....[It] veers from shattering FX to celestial sonics just as the lyrics jerk between metaphysical despair and juvenile glee."Vibe (p.151) - "[T]he sonic details like psychedelic guitar solos abound."Mojo (Publisher) (p.p.86) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Many will find the clattering, demo-freshness of MYSTICS bracing....It's a peerless smorgasbord of brain-bending sonic delicacies, food for thought and spiritual succour."87.74527

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Spin (10/92, p.115) - Highly Recommended - "...have at last outgrown their influences and emerged as butterflies...[HIT TO DEATH IN THE FUTURE HEAD] delivers perfect, whole songs...[and] the band's creativity explodes..."Q (9/92, p.74) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...Flaming Lips resemble a crossbreed of Sonic Youth and Hawkwind, with fistfulls of idiosyncrasies to lift them from strange American noise bands..."Option (Nov.-Dec./92, p.115) - "...This band takes the contemporary noiserock/'60s psychedelic formula to amazing heights on its most fully realized album...beautiful, trippy sounds..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.60) - "...Explores the mind-expanded proto-pop they've minded ever since. Wayne sounds like Neil Young on a trampolilne."73.4964

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Rolling Stone (7/25/02, p.72) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Ambitious with burbling electrobeats underpinning sci-fi orchestrations....the trio's love of sound sorcery is gently folded into gorgeous melodies..."Rolling Stone (7/25/02, p.72) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Ambitious with burbling electrobeats underpinning sci-fi orchestrations....the trio's love of sound sorcery is gently folded into gorgeous melodies..."Spin (1/03, p.70) - Ranked #4 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year" - "...A concept album about heartsick rock-'em-sock-'em robots that's also a sermon about finding the courage to love in the face of death."Spin (1/03, p.70) - Ranked #4 on Spin's list of 2002's "Albums of the Year" - "...A concept album about heartsick rock-'em-sock-'em robots that's also a sermon about finding the courage to love in the face of death."Entertainment Weekly (7/19/02, p.74) - "...Spectacularly trippy..." - Rating: B+Entertainment Weekly (7/19/02, p.74) - "...Spectacularly trippy..." - Rating: B+Q (12/02, p.66) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Q (8/02, p.127) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Their second masterpiece....It's hard to remember a record so concerned with mortality and yet so heart-burstingly hopeful. It quivers with life..."Q (12/02, p.66) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 2002"Q (8/02, p.127) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Their second masterpiece....It's hard to remember a record so concerned with mortality and yet so heart-burstingly hopeful. It quivers with life..."Uncut (1/03, p.94) - Ranked #1 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"Uncut (8/02, p.96) - 5 out of 5 - "...Astonishing..."Uncut (1/03, p.94) - Ranked #1 in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"Uncut (8/02, p.96) - 5 out of 5 - "...Astonishing..."CMJ (12/30/02, p.8) - Ranked #2 on CMJ's "Top 10 of 2002"CMJ (7/22/02, p.4) - "...Impressionistic sonic wonder..."CMJ (12/30/02, p.8) - Ranked #2 on CMJ's "Top 10 of 2002"CMJ (7/22/02, p.4) - "...Impressionistic sonic wonder..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.63) - Ranked #36 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "They remain at the forefront of rock'n'roll mutation."Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.72) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "Best Albums of 2002"Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.60) - "...A brilliant development of BULLETIN's tough'n'mellow blend..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.72) - Ranked #2 in Mojo's "Best Albums of 2002"Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.60) - "...A brilliant development of BULLETIN's tough'n'mellow blend..."NME (Magazine) (7/13/02, p.36) - 8 out of 10 - "...Confident and imaginative....it sets yet another benchmark."NME (Magazine) (7/13/02, p.36) - 8 out of 10 - "...Confident and imaginative....it sets yet another benchmark."73.12106

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CMJ (04/28/03, p.8) - "...The Flaming Lips are quick to reveal that, despite the serious brilliance of their recorded output, taking themselves too seriously isn't on the agenda..."0.8579046

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Spin (1/02, p.109) - "...Auteurist Jim James channels a fondness for Neil Young into a burned-out basement vision of 21st-century dread and reverb-drenched heartache..."Uncut (3/03, p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...At its epicentre is James' remarkable delivery, as oddly beautiful as The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne..."CMJ (7/2/01, p.22) - "...Throbs with lonesome-walk-home-on-a-gravel-road emotion....Don't fight the desire to lay back on the grass and stare at the sky..."No Depression (7-8/01, p.127) - "...A highly rewarding album..."Mojo (Publisher) (4/03, p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...An absolute treat....The sound is old, but the hurt is fresh. Perhaps that is the essence of country..."0.6500963

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Rolling Stone (11/14/02, p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...[The album] captures the moment when the band came into its own by reconciling its impulse to shriek with its ability to shine..."Uncut (11/02, p.136) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A much more confident, assertive band with a firmer grasp on instrumental imperatives and...a more persuasive line in melodies...virtually a rebirth of The Flaming Lips..."0.5361904

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Rolling Stone (10/28/93, p.81) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...unlike previous Flaming Lips releases, [TRANSMISSIONS FROM THE SATELLITE HEART] doesn't make the listener work as hard to enjoy the journey....The Flaming Lips join the ranks of rock's most endearing eccentrics..."Spin (8/93, p.22) - "...open up your ears for their sixth full-length album. The Lips specialize in noisy yet rather melodic guitar pop..."Q (9/93, p.84) - 3 Stars - GoodMelody Maker (7/3/93, p.28) - "...They've hit the daisy right on the head...frazzling and dazzling..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.60) - "...The curtain of chaos parts and the Lips' pop sense begins to focus..."NME (Magazine) (6/19/93, p.34) - 7 - Very Good - "...another fine statement of lack of intent. A cracking, cracked record....A delicious, ridiculous stomp..."0.5308014

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Rolling Stone (p.229) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he band's mix of heavy, propulsive rhythms, Brandon Curtis' eerily dispassionate vocals and a whole lot of psychedelic synth and guitar vamping approaches something close to extraordinary."Entertainment Weekly (p.72) - "[A] spiritual sibling to such previous great, emotionally raw ruminations on shattered personal lives as Phil Collins' FACE VALUE and Beck's SEA CHANGE."Q (p.118) - Ranked #71 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006."Uncut (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he Machines stake out territory somewhere between the fount-of-positivity balladeering of Flaming Lips and the motorik pace of Krautrock."Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n album that trades emotion with guitar chaos....The band have struck another bittersweet blow for the avant-garde."0.3753333

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Rolling Stone (2/6/97, p.49) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...Built To Spill dip into the psychedelic garden cultivated by guitar-based precursors, from the Beatles to the Flaming Lips....maintains an emphasis on instrumental passages that are short on flash, but long on atmospheric swirl..."Spin (2/97, p.84) - 8 (out of 10) - "...Martsch's ability to avoid derivativeness,...to keep generating ideas and achieve bigness through the accumulation of small parts [amazes]. Let the pieces of this album sink in and, sure enough, you won't be able to get Martsch's sounds out of your head."Entertainment Weekly (1/31/97, p.58) - "...Muddling around in a fog of spacey guitar, nasal vocals, and meandering song structures, they seem to stumble on melodies by accident....When the fuzzy guitar lines and pinched vocal whines mysteriously mutate into recognizable songs, the band discovers beauty in excess." - Rating: B+Alternative Press (4/97, p.65) - 5 (out of 5) - "...Martsch is posessed with a genius for...lyric writing and the ability to create memorable and unusual songs....although its entertaining enough to appeal to a wide audience, PERFECT still contains enough personality to make Martsch's excellent vision uniquely his own."Melody Maker (5/16/00, p.47) - 3 stars out of 5 - "If Neil Young singing with some sort of Radiohead/Seventies-metallers Rush amalgam appeals, this is the album for you..."Village Voice (2/24/98) - Ranked #32 in the Village Voice's 1997 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.0.2680952

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