Ke$ha

The Flaming Lips roped a whole ton of collaborators into their forthcoming Record Store Day album The Flaming Lips And Heavy Fwends, and none of those collaborators was more unlikely than the ultra-crass top-40 pop star Ke$ha, who’s also letting the band use some of her blood in the actual vinyl copies of the album. As it turns out, the partnership won’t end there.

NME points out that Wayne Coyne has Tweeted that he and Ke$ha are at work on “a freaky new song about futuristic sex toys!!!” (I guess that’s as opposed to a totally normal song about futuristic sex toys.) There’s some chance that this track will end up on Ke$ha’s sophomore LP. Maybe we should all keep our fingers crossed that this particular album will turn into Ke$ha Battles The Pink Robots.

Here’s a video highlight reel of Wayne and Ke$ha’s working relationship thus far:

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    • or uphill, I mean Ke$ha has to be the bottom, right? Maybe they’ll play a song with Justin Timberlake in a dolphin costume…. wait…..

      • Attention pals! I am a lady lawyer, young and beautiful. And now I am seeking a good man who can give me a real lo;ve, so I got on B i l l i o n a i r e F r i e n d s . C O Mit’s where to find my tr-ue LO-VE….Im lucky!! It is destined that you can also m-e-et your lo-v-e…..GO and have a try…..

        • crabtron  |   Posted on Apr 11th, 2012 +3

          Sweet! I’m there! Wait for me, you young, beautiful lady-lawyer, you!

          See ya later, suckers! I got me a date tonight with my tr-ue LO-VE!

          • She’ll only break your heart, crabtron.

          • crabtron  |   Posted on Apr 11th, 2012 0

            Aw, no way man! She’s got the hots for me, I just know it! She’s sitting around on B i ll ion a ire F rie nd s.COM, just waiting for me to find her. You’re just jealous, that’s all. Perfectly understandable. But when she said “Attention pals,” she clearly meant me. I’m nothing if not a pal.

            Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to GO m-e-e-t her on the internet. She said she’s “lucky,” and who wouldn’t be lucky to have me? Why, I’m crabtron, for heaven’s sake!

  2. If you pre-order now, you’ll receive an exclusive copy made from Ke$ha’s semen. (Yep, she has it.)

    Also, since no one mentioned it yet today, I can 99.9% confirm this is in fact Lollapalooza’s lineup. That 0.01% of doubt will be resolved tomorrow:

  3. Me: “No… No… We can’t go back!”

    Wayne: “WE HAVE TO GO BACK!!!”

  4. Wayne’s just working on some tracks for her new album. It’s not a Lips collaboration.

  5. That’s not such a bad picture of Shaun White.

  6. I’m actually really fascinated with this meeting-of-the-minds… well, maybe “fascinated” is a little generous. “Amused” is probably a better word of it.

  7. Well, since it’s going to be Ke$ha Battles the Pink Robots, and it is “a freaky new song about futuristic sex toys”, I expect that it will be a complete revamp of Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 2 – where Ke$ha replaces Yoshimi’s screaming with… Yeah, that’s right.

  8. Here’s a video recap of the Flaming Lips and Ke$ha’s work together:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ar4qpznZwA

    First, last June Wayne Coyne learns from one of his fans that Kesha is also a Lips fan. Then, over summer 2011, the two artists tweet at each other. At the start of 2012 they tweet more and start working on collab tracks both in Oklahoma (without Kesha) and in Nashville (with Kesha). The sessions yeild “2012″ for the Lips’ Heady Fwends double collabs LP.
    The Lips worked on yet more songs for Kesha as Heady Fwends was going to press in February – inlcuding a beautiful acoustic guitar picked ballad seen in this video. Wayne recently explained to RS, “I’m talking with Ke$ha about doing some tracks on her new record. She’s a lot of fun and crazy and open to ideas and she’s creative. She’s all these things that you don’t know.”

    In the past few days Wayne went back to Nashville to work on some more songs with Kesha (along with Stardeath and White Dwarfs’ Matt Duckworth) including Wayne and Kesha’s “freaky new song about futuristic sex toys!!!” Watch these sessions – plus a lot goofing around – is at the end of the video. The final clip is Wayne driving back home to Oklahoma this very morning as the sun rises…

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  9. crabtron  |   Posted on Apr 11th, 2012 -1

    I’m probably the only person on Stereogum who would say this, but I hope Wayne Coyne doesn’t ruin Ke$ha’s sound. I swear I’m not going for Lowest-Rated Comment of the Week here when I say that. I’m being quite sincere. I hesitate to even press the “Submit Comment” button, but here goes. . . .

  10. Its called Heady Fwends, not Heavy Fwends. Use the internet much?

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