Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips Surprise Release New Album, Share Video, Perform at VMAs
Stream Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz Now, Watch Video for "Dooo It!"
Last night Miley Cyrus hosted MTV's Video Music Awards (VMAs), another pointless and over-scripted awards show in which Twitter feuds were resolved and Kanye West announced he was running for president in 2020 during his rambling 13-minute acceptance speech. (In news more pressing than celebrities celebrating themselves, our current president Obama is in Alaska trying to convince the world to do something about climate change before it's too late, but I digress.) The rare highlight, if you can all it that, for indie music fans (whoever they are these days) was Cyrus performing a new song with The Flaming Lips, "Dooo It!" The song is partly about smoking pot and the gaudy performance featured drag queens from RuPaul's Drag Race and ended with The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne shooting smoke guns out of Cyrus' crotch. How classy.
Following the performance Cyrus announced from the stage that she was surprise releasing Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz, her new collaborative album with The Flaming Lips that also features Ariel Pink, Big Sean, and Phantogram's Sarah Barthel. The title is inspired by her recent dead pets. You can stream the full thing below via Soundcloud and also watch the video for "Dooo It!", which is mainly a close-up of Cyrus' mouth as liquid glitter and other things ooze in and out of her mouth and over her face
You can read an interview with Cyrus and Coyne about the making of the album over at The New York Times of all places. Above is the album cover and below is the tracklist.
Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz Tracklist:
1. Dooo It!
2. Karen Don't Be Sad
3. The Floyd Song (aka Sunrise)
4. Something About Space Dude
5. Space Bootz
6. Fuckin Fucked Up
7. BB Talk
9. Bang Me Box
10. Milky Milky Milk
11. Cyrus Skies
12. Slab of Butter (Scorpion) (featuring Sarah Barthel of Phantogram)
13. I'm so Drunk (intermission)
14. I Forgive Yiew
15. I Get So Scared
17. Tangerine (featuring Big Sean)
18. Tiger Dreams (featuring Ariel Pink)
19. Evil is but a Shadow
20. 1 Sun
21. Miley Tibetan Bowlzzz
22. Pablow The Blowfish
23. Twinkle Song
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