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The Flaming Lips released a brand new song for the holidays called “Kindness Song (at Christmas)”, featuring Bon Iver, which is available for streaming below.
The video for “Ashes In The Air” is available for viewing below
They had started a tradition back in 2007 of releasing a limited run secret Christmas CD “The Atlas Eets Christmas Collection” under the moniker “Imagene Peise.” A sticker that was on the CD gave away their identities said “Love Is The Answer – Merry Christmas From The Flaming Lips 2007.”
The collection, which was streaming on their Myspace page, explained the origins being a “master jazz pianist” and committing suicide in 1978, and the long, lost “strange and beautiful” holiday album was rediscovered and re-released.
Since 2009, The Flaming Lips added a new song to the collection, as part of finding another lost recording. In 2011, a free web player that created to stream the songs, including the “Christmas on Mars” film score. It is available at http://atlaseetschristmas.com/
Older Imagene Piese tracks are available for streaming at the band’s online radio station at http://satelliteheartradio.com/