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At War With the Mystics
is the eleventh album by The Flaming Lips, released on April 3, 2006. It was a much more guitar driven pop album compared to their previous two records. It was received well critically, but not as glowing as the reception for their previous two albums. However, it was a very successful album commercially, and the band won a Grammy Award for the track "The Wizard Turns On..." 

Although the album was seen as weaker than their previous two efforts by critics, the album remains a fan favorite for its fun pop sound and more political lyrical themes. 

Critical ReceptionEdit

Track ListingEdit

  1. The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song (With All Your Power) - 4:51
  2. Free Radicals (A Hallucination of the Christmas Skeleton Pleading with a Suicide Bomber) - 3:39
  3. The Sound of Failure/It's Dark... Is It Always This Dark?? - 7:18
  4. My Cosmic Autumn Rebellion (The Inner Life as Blazing Shield of Defiance and Optimism as Celestial Spear of Action) - 4:48
  5. Vein of Stars - 4:15
  6. The Wizard Turns On... The Giant Silver Flashlight and Puts on His Werewolf Moccasins - 3:41
  7. It Overtakes Me/The Stars Are So Big... I Am So Small... Do I Stand a Chance? - 6:50
  8. Mr. Ambulance Driver - 4:21
  9. Haven't Got a Clue - 3:23
  10. The W.A.N.D. (The Will Always Negates Defeat) - 3:44
  11. Pompeii am Gotterdammerung - 4:22
  12. Goin' On - 3:39

The Flaming Lips Releases

<<< Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002) | At War With the Mystics | Embryonic (2009)  >>>

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