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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
With Hit to Death in the Future Head, the Flaming Lips make the leap to major-label status as though it were the moment they've been waiting for all their lives. Though not as conceptually tight as In a Priest Driven Ambulance, the album is no less cohesive or imaginative, and in its way serves as the bridge between the band's noisier, more hallucinatory indie work and the acid-bubblegum aesthetic perfected on their later Warner Bros. albums. Nowhere are the band's pop smarts more evident than on "The Sun," which freely quotes Carole King's "So Far Away," or on the undeniably catchy "Gingerale Afternoon The Astrology of a Saturday" and "Frogs"; tracks like "Felt Good to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
With Hit to Death in the Future Head, the Flaming Lips make the leap to major-label status as though it were the moment they've been waiting for all their lives. Though not as conceptually tight as In a Priest Driven Ambulance, the album is no less cohesive or imaginative, and in its way serves as the bridge between the band's noisier, more hallucinatory indie work and the acid-bubblegum aesthetic perfected on their later Warner Bros. albums. Nowhere are the band's pop smarts more evident than on "The Sun," which freely quotes Carole King's "So Far Away," or on the undeniably catchy "Gingerale Afternoon The Astrology of a Saturday" and "Frogs"; tracks like "Felt Good to Burn" and "Halloween on the Barbary Coast," meanwhile, indulge fully in the trademark weirdness that got the group this far. And speaking of indulgence, check out the unlisted bonus track, which offers some 29 minutes of speaker-hopping static assault.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/11/1992
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 075992683821
  • Catalog Number: 26838
  • Sales rank: 62,046

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Flaming Lips Primary Artist
Technical Credits
The Flaming Lips Producer, Mastering
Keith Cleversley Engineer
Dave Fridmann Producer, Engineer, Mastering
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