The Flaming Lips and Ke$ha record album

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 4 April 2013

This article is from 2013.

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The Flaming Lips and Ke$ha have so much fun recording together they have decided to team up again to make an album called 'Lip$ha'

The Flaming Lips and Ke$ha are making an album together.

The indie rockers and the outspoken singer had such a "blast" the last time they worked together they have decided to team up again to record an album of duets titled 'Lip$ha'.

Frontman Wayne Coyne said: "[Ke$ha] is a blast on all levels. She's funny, she's humble. She's bad ass. She's everything. She's awesome.

"We're actually already working on an album with her. It's called 'Lip$ha'."

Ke$ha first bonded with the band when they invited her to feature on a song called '2012' on their album 'The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends', which also included collaborations with Yoko Ono and Coldplay's Chris Martin.

The feisty star has been known to make unusual musical collaboration choices in the past, having pestered rock 'n' roll wild man Iggy Pop to work with her on her recent album 'Warrior'.

She previously said: "Iggy really inspires me, so I decided to stalk him for about a year and a half. Finally I wore him down and he said he'd be on my record.

"I wrote a version of the song 'Dirty Love', sent it to him and he liked it then I worked with him. Some of it's a bit rude. He was incredible to work with - a really sweet person."

Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips bring their cosmic eccentric live show, furry animals and fake blood back to the UK.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Tue 15 Aug

£38.50 / 0141 552 4601

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sun 13 Aug

£43.48 / 0117 922 3686

The Rainbow Warehouse, Birmingham

Sat 12 Aug

£38.50

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Kesha

The California-based songstress incorporates elements of R&B, rap and electro into her playful pop sound.

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