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The best album by The Flaming Lips is The Soft Bulletin which is ranked number 86 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 25,110.

The Flaming Lips is ranked number 44 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 59,591.

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The Flaming Lips official website: http://www.flaminglips.com

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The Flaming Lips best albums

The following albums by The Flaming Lips are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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The Soft BulletinUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1999Appears in:925 charts
Rank in 1999:2Rank Score:25,110
Rank in 1990s18Overall Rank:86
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,077 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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Yoshimi Battles The Pink RobotsUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:2002Appears in:922 charts
Rank in 2002:3Rank Score:24,195
Rank in 2000s10Overall Rank:88
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,187 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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Clouds Taste MetallicUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1995Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 1995:14Rank Score:2,552
Rank in 1990s183Overall Rank:856
Average Rating:  79/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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At War With The MysticsUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:2006Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 2006:23Rank Score:1,688
Rank in 2000s245Overall Rank:1,231
Average Rating:  74/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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EmbryonicUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:2009Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 2009:23Rank Score:1,642
Rank in 2000s247Overall Rank:1,260
Average Rating:  79/100 (272 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Transmissions From The Satellite HeartUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1993Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1993:25Rank Score:1,641
Rank in 1990s279Overall Rank:1,261
Average Rating:  77/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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ZaireekaUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1997Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1997:59Rank Score:574
Rank in 1990s594Overall Rank:2,950
Average Rating:  76/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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In A Priest Driven AmbulanceUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1990Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 1990:58Rank Score:440
Rank in 1990s732Overall Rank:3,623
Average Rating:  73/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The TerrorUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:2013Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 2013:80Rank Score:388
Rank in 2010s474Overall Rank:4,005
Average Rating:  73/100 (194 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Hit To Death In The Future HeadUnited States The Flaming Lips
Year of Release:1992Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1992:101Rank Score:303
Rank in 1990s975Overall Rank:4,857
Average Rating:  74/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall band rank: 44

This may not be a complete discography for The Flaming Lips. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

The Flaming Lips best tracks

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1.Do You Realize??
(from the album Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots)
 91/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt.1
(from the album Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots)
 90/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Race For The Prize (Remix)
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 90/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4.Race For The Prize
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 90/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.Fight Test
(from the album Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots)
 89/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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6.Waitin' For A Superman
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 88/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.Feeling Yourself Disintegrate
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 87/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.She Don't Use Jelly
(from the album Transmissions From The Satellite Heart)
 87/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.A Spoonful Weighs A Ton
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 87/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.Riding To Work In The Year 2025 (Your Invisible Now)
(from the album Zaireeka)
 86/100 (21 votes)
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11.The Spark That Bled
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 86/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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12.Waitin' For A Superman (Remix)
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 86/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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13.The Abandoned Hospital Ship
(from the album Clouds Taste Metallic)
 86/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.In The Morning Of The Magicians
(from the album Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots)
 86/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power)
(from the album At War With The Mystics)
 86/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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16.Turn It On
(from the album Transmissions From The Satellite Heart)
 85/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.See The Leaves
(from the album Embryonic)
 85/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Silver Trembling Hands
(from the album Embryonic)
 85/100 (40 votes)
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19.The Spiderbite Song
(from the album The Soft Bulletin)
 85/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.Bad Days [Aurally Excited Version]
(from the album Clouds Taste Metallic)
 85/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Flaming Lips ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 160 votes)
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From kickerofelves 09/14/2016 01:09
Their early stuff is COMPLETELY different to their later stuff. The first album I heard was Clouds Taste Metallic and it put me off listening to them again for years! (Sorry if that's your favorite, it just wasn't for me.) Moral of the story: give their discography a fair punt. If you can't warm to The Soft Bulletin you still might dig Clouds, or Embryonic.
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From Deckiller 02/19/2016 02:42
A sort of midwestern take on early Yes/Baroque Pop/Alternative. Quirky and intricate.
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90/100
From shoopadoowop 06/27/2015 02:31
Pretty damn good.
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From colonelchibbers 03/28/2015 16:35
They run a good spectrum of modern reinventions of psych pop/rock. Not always consistent but The Soft Bulletin is one of my favorites of the '90s.
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From bojolpif71 02/01/2015 14:15
Des musiciens un peu barrés , des morceaux planants , que demander de plus ? Je ne connais pas toute la pléthorique oeuvre de ce groupe mais les albums que j'ai écouté m'ont plutôt séduit.
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90/100
From zexen47 12/12/2014 20:36
They don't always have it, sometimes they try stuff too experimental that just doesn't work, they release too many filler albums...but when they do have it, they're one of the best bands in the world
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95/100
From sonicdiscourse 03/20/2014 02:41
Surprisingly consistent.
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100/100
From HazeyTwilight 01/11/2014 19:53
Whenever I hear one of their songs, I feel a sense of transcendence every time. Wayne Coyne's voice is flawed but it's memorable and full of personality. The themes and messages he writes are also very potent and inspiring. Steven Drozd is an absolute master at his craft. The other members are important for keeping balance for the band. I can't believe that they've held their career for 25 years and still stay relevant in the eyes of music listeners. They are one of the most purest, most genuine bands to come out in, well, ever! Also, seeing them live is one of the things I must do before I die.
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From Antonio-Pedro 12/02/2013 19:46
Making the different in a boring society
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From nutso42 06/08/2013 16:29
Are The Flaming Lips the perfect band?
Maybe.
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