The Flaming Lips’ Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots was released in 2002, as the follow-up to their breakthrough album The Soft Bulletin. Yoshimi is the band’s best-selling album with Gold certifications in the U.S. (700,000 sales), the UK (300,000 sales) and Australia. The album features one of the band’s most iconic songs “Do You Realize??” (their highest streaming song), plus the singles Fight Test, Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell, and the title track.
This expansive 20thAnniversary Deluxe Edition features 100 tracks on the 6 CD Box Set of which over 50 are previously unreleased. Both formats include the original album, demos, b-sides, and highlights of the many radio sessions the band performed. The 6 CD box also includes the two EPs released during the original album cycle and two live concerts from Boston in 2002 and London in 2003. The EPs and live concerts will be released on vinyl in 2023. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is an essential portrait of rock’s most restlessly creative band at the peak of their powers.