While gearing up for the release of American Head, which is set for release on September 11th via Warner Brothers, The Flaming Lips have shared a video for their new track “Mother Please Don’t Be Sad.”
The grand new ballad is written from the point of view of a son who has already died. Frontman Wayne Coyne wrote the lyrics about a real-life incident where he was held at gunpoint at work, but he reimagines it with a tragic ending. The accompanying video for the track sees the band performing from their staple plastic bubbles.
Watch the video for “Mother Please Don’t Be Sad” below.