The Flaming Lips' Yoshimi Battles...20th Anniversary Box Set: Stream

The Flaming Lips’ Yoshimi Battles…20th Anniversary Box Set: Stream

The Flaming Lips are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their seminal record Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots with the appropriately titled Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots: 20th Anniversary Edition, a massive box set of B-sides, demos, and other rarities. Take a listen to the project below.

Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots: 20th Anniversary Edition is available digitally, as a 6xCD set, and as a 5xLP set (which will be released on April 14th, 2023). In addition to the original album, the package features live radio sessions, remixes, two complete concerts, and general deep cuts that have never received a proper physical release.

Among the gems are fan favorites “Assassination of the Sun,” “Thank You Jack White (For the Fiber-Optic Jesus You Gave Me),” and an instrumental version of “Do You Realize??,” Pink Floyd, Radiohead, and Kylie Minogue covers, and, perhaps most notably, “Spongebob & Patrick Confront the Psychic Wall Of Energy,” their contribution to The Spongebob SquarePants Movie. 

Check out the full tracklist and artwork for Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots: 20th Anniversary Edition below. The reissue follows 2021’s Where the Viaduct LoomsThe Flaming Lips’ Nick Cave covers album they made with 13-year-old musician Nell Smith. Earlier this year, meanwhile, the band covered Yoko Ono’s “Mrs. Lennon” for a tribute album to the artist organized by Ben Gibbard.

Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Tracklist:
CD 1: Original Album, plus demos
01. Fight Test
02. One More Robot/Sympathy 3000-21
03. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Part 1
04. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Part 2
05. In The Morning of the Magicians
06. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell
07. Are You a Hypnotist
08. It’s Summertime
09. Do You Realize??
10. All We Have Is Now
11. Approaching Pavonis Mons by Balloon
12. All My Life – Morning of the Magicians (Demo)
13. Ego Tripping Part 2 or 3 (Demo)
14. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Demo)
15. Hypnotist: Early Version (Demo)
16. Epic Systems Delirium (Demo)
17. In The Morning of the Magicians (Demo)
18. Do You Realize?? (1st Chords Wayne) (Demo)
19. Do You Realize?? (Steven New Part) (Demo)

CD 2 – Fight Test and Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell EPs
01. Fight Test
02. Can’t Get You Out of My Head (Live on KEXP)
03. The Golden Age (Live on CD 101)
04. Knives Out (Live on KCRW)
05. Do You Realize?? (Scott Hardkiss Remix)
06. The Strange Design of Conscience
07. Thank You Jack White (For The Fiber-Optic Jesus That You Gave Me)
08. Assassination of the Sun
09. I’m a Fly in a Sunbeam (Following the Funeral Procession of a Stranger)
10. Sunship Balloons
11. Do You Realize?? (T.P.S. Remix)
12. Ego Tripping (Ego in Acceleration) (Jason Bentley Remix)
13. Ego Tripping (Self Admiration with Blow-up Mix)
14. A Change at Christmas (Say It Isn’t So)
15. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Utah Saints Remix)

CD 3 – Non-LP+
01. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (Japanese Language Version from the Japanese Edition of Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots)
02. Spongebob & Patrick Confront the Psychic Wall Of Energy (from The Spongebob SquarePants Movie)
3. Seven Nation Army (from LateNightTales: The Flaming Lips)
4. Go (feat. Sparklehorse) (Alternate Version from The Flaming Lips Archives)
5. Do You Realize?? (Live on CD 101)
6. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (AOL Session)
7. Waitin’ for a Superman (Live on WXPN)
8. In the Morning of the Magicians (Live on KCRW)
9. White Christmas (Live on WXPN)
10. The Golden Path (The Chemical Brothers feat. The Flaming Lips)
11. If I Go Mad/Funeral In My Head (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 1)
12. Syrtis Major (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 1)
13. Up Above the Daily Hum (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 2)
14. Xanthe Terra (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 2)
15. The Deterioration of the Fight or Flight Response (B-Side of Fight Test UK CD 1)
16. Fight Test (Live on WXRT, May 2nd, 2003)
17. Duck Dodgers Theme (Duck Dodgers Demo: With Wayne Scratch Vocal)
18. I Know I’ve Got to Make That Dream The Real Thing (Demo)
19. Do You Realize?? (Instrumental)
20. Fight Test: Primitive Demo With Helium Voice (B-Side of Fight Test UK CD 2)

CD 4 – Radio Sessions
01. Suspicious Minds (Live on Cover-ed)
02. Assassination of the Sun (Live on BBC Radio 1) (Maida Vale Session July 2002)
03. Can’t Get You Out of My Head (Live on BBC Radio 1) (Maida Vale Session July 2002)
04. Do You Realize?? (Live on BBC Radio 1) (Maida Vale Session July 2002)
05. One More Robot (Live on BBC Radio 1) (Maida Vale Session July 2002)
06. Do You Realize?? (Live on KEXP) (August 5, 2002)
07. One More Robot (Live on KEXP) (August 5, 2002)
08. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Live on KEXP) (August 5, 2002)
09. Do You Realize?? (Live on XFM) (July 11, 2002)
10. One More Robot (Live on XFM) (July 11, 2002)
11. Can’t Get You Out of My Head (Live on XFM) (July 11, 2002)
12. Fight Test (Live on XFM) (June 26, 2003)
13. Thank You Jack White (Live on XFM) (June 26, 2003)
14. Breathe (Live on XFM) (June 26, 2003)
15. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Live on XFM, November 11th, 2003)
16. Sunship Balloons (Live on XFM, November 11th, 2003)
17. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Live on BBC Radio 1) (Oct 31, 2003 Janice Long Show)
18. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Live on BBC Radio 1) (Oct 31, 2003 Janice Long Show)
19. Sunship Balloons (Live on BBC Radio 1) (Oct 31, 2003 Janice Long Show)

CD 5 – Live 2002+: Radio Broadcast WBOS (Live at the Paradise Lounge, Boston, October 27 2002), plus Yoshimi Demo
01. Introduction
02. The Golden Age
03. Wayne Intro 1
04. Lucifer Sam
05. Wayne Intro 2
06. Do You Realize??
07. Wayne Intro 3
08. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
09. Wayne Intro 4
10. Fight Test Intro
11. Fight Test
12. Psychedelic Hypnotist Daydream (Demo)

CD 6 – Live 2003: Radio Broadcast BBC (Live at The Forum, London, UK, January 22, 2003)
01. Introduction
02. Race for the Prize
03. Fight Test
04. Lucifer Sam
05. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
06. Lightning Strikes the Postman
07. In The Morning of the Magicians
08. Happy Birthday
09. She Don’t Use Jelly
10. All We Have Is Now
11. Do You Realize??
12. Waitin’ for a Superman
13. A Spoonful Weighs a Ton
14. What Is the Light?
15. The Observer (Fade Out)

5 LP Vinyl Box Set
LP 1 – Original Album
Side 1
01. Fight Test
02. One More Robot/Sympathy 3000-21
03. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Part 1
04. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Part 2
05. In the Morning of the Magicians
Side 2
01. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell
02. Are You a Hypnotist
03. It’s Summertime
04. Do You Realize??
05. All We Have Is Now
06. Approaching Pavonis Mons by Balloon

LP 2 – Demos+
Side 3
01. All My Life – Morning of the Magicians (Demo)
02. Ego Tripping Part 2 or 3 (Demo)
03. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Demo)
04. Hypnotist: Early Version (Demo)
05. Epic Systems Delirium (Demo)
06. In the Morning of the Magicians (Demo)
Side 4
01. Do You Realize?? 1st Chords Wayne (Demo)
02. Do You Realize?? Steven New Part (Demo)
03. Fight Test: Primitive Demo with Helium Voice
04. If I Go Mad/Funeral In My Head (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 1)
05. Syrtis Major (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 1)

LP 3 – Non-LP+
Side 5
01. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Japanese Version)
02. Spongebob & Patrick Confront the Psychic Wall of Energy (from The Spongebob SquarePants Movie)
03. Seven Nation Army (from LateNightTales: The Flaming Lips)
04. Go (feat. Sparklehorse) (Alternate Version from the Flaming Lips Archives)
05. The Deterioration of the Fight or Flight Response (B-Side of Fight Test UK CD 1)
06. Fight Test (Live on WXRT)
Side 6
01. Do You Realize?? (Live on CD 101)
02. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (AOL Session)
03. Waitin’ for a Superman (Live on WXPN)
04. In the Morning of the Magicians (Live on KCRW)
05. White Christmas (Live on WXPN)
06. The Golden Path (The Chemical Brothers feat. The Flaming Lips)

LP 4 – Radio Sessions
Side 7
01. Suspicious Minds (Live on Cover-ed)
02. Assassination of the Sun (Live on BBC Radio 1) Maida Vale Session July 2002
03. Can’t Get You Out of My Head (Live on BBC Radio 1) Maida Vale Session July 2002
04. Do You Realize?? (Live on BBC Radio 1) Maida Vale Session July 2002
05. One More Robot (Live on BBC Radio 1) Maida Vale Session July 2002
Side 8
01. Do You Realize?? (Live on KEXP) Aug 5, 2002
02. One More Robot (Live on KEXP) Aug 5, 2002
03. Can’t Get You Out of My Head (Live on KEXP) Aug 5, 2002
04. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Live on KEXP) Aug 5, 2002
05. Breathe (Live on XFM) June 26 2003
06. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Live on XFM) Nov 11, 2003
07. Sunship Balloons (Live on XFM) Nov 11, 2003

LP 5 – Radio Sessions+
Side 9
01. Fight Test (Live on XFM) June 26 2003
02. Thank You Jack White (Live on XFM) June 26 2003
03 Do You Realize?? (Live on XFM) July 11, 2002
04. One More Robot (Live on XFM) July 11, 2002
05. Can’t Get You Out of My Head (Live on XFM) July 11, 2002
Side 10
01. Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell (Live on BBC Radio 1) Oct 31, 2003 BBC Janice Long Show
02. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Live on BBC Radio 1) Oct 31, 2003 BBC Janice Long Show
03. Sunship Balloons (Live on BBC Radio 1) Oct 31, 2003 BBC Janice Long Show
04. Up Above the Daily Hum (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 2)
Xanthe Terra (B-Side of Do You Realize?? UK CD 2)




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