Song of the Day #2,699: ‘Do You Realize??’ – The Flaming Lips

flaming_lips_yoshimiThe Flaming Lips’ Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots shows up on most critics’ lists of the best albums of 2002. I can’t remember if I bought it at the time and didn’t get into it, or if I just intended to buy it and never did. At any rate, it’s still unknown to me.

Yoshimi is a loose concept album about the titular battle, though only a few songs directly tie into that story. The overall theme is making the most of life in the face of our own mortality. Fun stuff!

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