Flaming Lips’ celebrated re-reading of the White Stripes ‘Seven Nation Army’, which has been eagerly sought across the worldwide web since being performed live at the Hammersmith Apollo late last year, will finally the light of day as one of the highlights of the band’s forthcoming ‘Late Night
Tales’ compilation of their listening “pleasures”.
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Playfully dubbed ‘Harry Potter’s and George W. Bush’s Severed Head Army Mix’, the wack-o rendition takes sideswipes at anyone in range with febrile Lips-ian logic. Let’s just say, while it may be at pains to be at least as powerful as the original, it sure ain’t faithful to the lyric.
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