The Flaming Lips Reveal Release Date for 'Sgt. Pepper's...' Tribute Album

"With a Little Help From My Fwends" will come out on October 28.

The Flaming Lips Reveal Release Date for 'Sgt. Pepper's...' Tribute Album
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The Flaming Lips' remake of the Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is set for release on October 28, NME reports.

The tribute album, entitled "With a Little Help From My Fwends," features a version of "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" which sees guest appearances from Miley Cyrus and Moby.

In addition they have recruited artists including MGMT and Tame Impala for the project, and Cyrus also features on "A Day In The Life." Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips previously hinted that frontman Wayne Coyne was contacting Phantogram and Foxygen to contribute to the album.

"With a Little Help From My Fwends" will be the latest record in the Flaming Lips' project of covering classic albums in full, having previously covered the Stone Rosesdebut album as well as King Crimson's "In the Court of the Crimson King."

Miley Cyrus was recently joined by Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips for a performance of "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" by in Manchester. The singer's "Bangerz" tour arrived at the Phones 4 U Arena on May 14 and she was joined by Coyne and Drozd for a rendition of the song. Pitchfork reports that the performance was recorded for use in the Billboard Music Awards, which will took place on May 18 in Las Vegas. Coyne and Drozd also recently joined Cyrus during her gig at LA's Staples Center for a rendition of their classic song "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt 1."

Cyrus recently said that she has been writing songs for the follow-up to her "Bangerz" album with Coyne and Drozd, praising their ability to "change keys on a whim."

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    lemmyisgod97
    The idea of a band doing covers of whole albums kind of annoys me.
    MrWeatherHead
    I don't know, if you've heard what they did with Dark Side of the Moon The Flaming Lips take the songs and make them completely different so its really so different that I would say it's kinda acceptable to do a whole album on it.
    Templarum
    I heard the Dark Side remake. It sounded like a note for note cover for the most part, except with the suck turned up to 11. Yoshimi seemed to cast a long creative shadow over these guys, and none of their stuff has matched its scope since then, imo.
    ljpfahey
    I like the idea if they genuinely create something creatively different to the original and really contribute something new. But it sounds like a terrible idea having Miley Cyrus involved. wtf?
    Lerxtt
    The Flaming Lips did an awesome job with the Dark Side of the Moon so this is going to be great! Especially since they got bigger names to help them out on this one!
    UniformRecon
    Something tells me that the song with Tame Impala is going to be the only song that doesn't suck on this album. Besides, it's not like they're going to make an album (let alone a song) better than the original. Their version of "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" sucks.
    Lerxtt
    The Flaming Lips did an awesome job with the Dark Side of the Moon so this is going to be great! Especially since they got bigger names to help them out on this one!