With a Little Help from My Fwends

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With a Little Help from My Fwends
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Studio album by The Flaming Lips
Released October 27, 2014 (2014-10-27)
Genre Psychedelic rock, neo-psychedelia
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Scott Booker, The Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips chronology
The Terror
(2013)The Terror2013
With a Little Help from My Fwends
(2014)
Oczy Mlody
(2017)Oczy Mlody2017
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 59/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Billboard 3.5/5 stars[3]
Consequence of Sound C[4]
The 405 8/10[5]
The Line of Best Fit 6.5/10[6]
NME 7/10[7]
Pitchfork 5.5/10[8]
Slant Magazine 2/5 stars[9]
Robert Christgau A-[10]

With a Little Help from My Fwends is the second main album of the "Fwends" series by American rock band the Flaming Lips. It is a track-for-track tribute to the Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.[11] It was released on October 27, 2014, through Warner Bros. Records.[12] All proceeds from record sales will go to the Bella Foundation, an organization in Oklahoma City that helps provide veterinary care to needy pet owners.[13][14][15]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Lennon–McCartney except "Within You Without You", by George Harrison.

No. Title Featured Length
1. "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" My Morning Jacket, Fever the Ghost & J Mascis 2:45
2. "With a Little Help from My Friends" Black Pus & Autumn Defense 3:33
3. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" Miley Cyrus & Moby 5:41
4. "Getting Better" Dr. Dog, Chuck Inglish & Morgan Delt 4:07
5. "Fixing a Hole" Electric Würms 3:48
6. "She's Leaving Home" Phantogram, Julianna Barwick & Spaceface 3:12
7. "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!" Maynard James Keenan, Puscifer & Sunbears! 2:34
8. "Within You Without You" Birdflower & Morgan Delt 4:39
9. "When I'm Sixty-Four" Def Rain & Pitchwafuzz 3:19
10. "Lovely Rita" Tegan and Sara & Stardeath and White Dwarfs 4:18
11. "Good Morning Good Morning" Zorch, Grace Potter & Treasure Mammal 3:14
12. "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)" Foxygen & Ben Goldwasser 5:14
13. "A Day in the Life" Miley Cyrus & New Fumes 4:55
Total length: 51:24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With a Little Help from My Fwends - The Flaming Lips". Metacritic. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "With a Little Help from My Fwends - The Flaming Lips". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ Lynch, Joe. "Flaming Lips, 'With a Little Help From My Fwends': Track-By-Track Review". Billboard. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ Comaratta, Len. "The Flaming Lips – With A Little Help From My Fwends". Consequence of Sound. Townsquare Music. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ Meixner, George. "The Flaming Lips - With A Little Help From My Fwends". The 405. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ Daniels, Joe. "The Flaming Lips - With A Little Help From My Fwends". The Line of Best Fit. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ Perry, Kevin. "NME Reviews - The Flaming Lips – 'With A Little Help From My Fwends'". NME. Time Inc. (UK) Ltd. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  8. ^ Berman, Stuart. "Album Reviews: The Flaming Lips: With a Little Help From My Fwends". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ Winograd, Jeremy. "The Flaming Lips: With a Little Help from My Fwends". Slant Magazine. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  10. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Expert Witness: Sam Cooke / Aretha Franklin / The Flaming Lips / Bette Midler / James Brown". Cuepoint. Retrieved December 20, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Flaming Lips to re-record Sgt Pepper with Miley Cyrus". BBC News. May 16, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  12. ^ "The Flaming Lips announce release date for 'Sgt. Pepper's' cover album, 'With A Little Help From My Fwends'". Music Times. May 16, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  13. ^ "First Listen: The Flaming Lips, 'With A Little Help From My Fwends'". NPR.org. October 19, 2014. Retrieved October 24, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Flaming Lips' 'Sgt. Peppers' Tribute Album Out this Fall". Rolling Stone. May 16, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  15. ^ "The Flaming Lips Announce Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Tribute Album Release Date". Pitchfork. May 16, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014.