Concerts

Last Night: The Flaming Lips at Free Press Summer Fest

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The Flaming Lips Free Press Summer Fest, Eleanor Tinsley Park June 2, 2012

It's the fashion these days for artists to revisit the classic albums of their catalog in a live setting. Metallica is doing their "Black Album" this year, 50 Cent did it at SXSW and damn, Creed is touring their first two albums as well.

But not many have tackled an album from another artist. When some bands do it, they sound like covers bands at a frat bar, or they don't get the point of the album.

Enter the Flaming Lips with their retelling of Pink Floyd's landmark album The Dark Side of the Moon, which they have been doing on the festival circuit and brought to Free Press Summer Fest Saturday night.

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