Splendour In The Grass is arguably the country’s premier alternative music festival. Understandably, the line-up for 2009 was scarcely scattered with dance acts, which highlighted the continued dominance of alternative genres.
The last time they graced our shores with their fearless presence there was animal suits, fake blood and a man-sized plastic bubble. It has taken us five years to recover, but at long last The Flaming Lips are returning to Australia.
Not only does this album work, it leaves you feeling like you've just spent a night curled in the lap of some of this century's most creative musical geniuses. My suggestion is to snuggle on the couch, grab a bottle of red, and let the Flaming Lips spin o