The Flaming Lips release “Two Blobs Fucking” in 12 parts on YouTube, Zaireeka style

The Flaming Lips release "Two Blobs Fucking" in 12 parts on YouTube, Zaireeka style

The Flaming Lips have been in the news quite a bit lately, with a tour (including Soft Bulletin shows), a vinyl box set, a collaboration with Neon Indian, and a special project that will see them releasing a new song every month. And just today, Valentine’s Day, the day of fucking/fingering/sucking, the group has come through on the latter promise with the release of the appropriately-titled new track, “Two Blobs Fucking.”

The catch? The song is divided into 12 parts on YouTube, which means you need to have 11 friends if you want to hear it in its entirety. The second catch? They all need to have a cellphone (or laptop, I suppose) capable of handling a YouTube video. From the press release:

“Two Blobs Fucking” was created specifically for iPhone-type devices. Imagine the lo-fi symphonic joy that you, along with family, friends, pets, and others, will create at the touch of a button. The more devices, the more harmonic possibilities can be constructed. You and your device, at one with the music, become the orchestra, just as the Gods of Technology naturally intended it to be.

This sucks for me since I’m a loner with a shitty cellphone, but I’m guessing the rest of you will be able to easily round up some friends, family, and co-workers and have a little “Two Blobs Fucking” party. Actually, if you do end up finding enough people, can I come?

Click here for all 12 tracks. Here’s an instructional video from the band:

• The Flaming Lips: http://www.flaminglips.com

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