“You start to see this cliche and it’s actually your life. We are a not very successful weirdo-rock group and we are just like every other group. We are going to get dropped from our record label. We have one hit single, and our main musician, our genius musician is also a heroin addict. And you can just look ahead and be like, ‘How do you think this is going to work out?’
– Wayne Coyne, The Flaming Lips
Thus begins the recently released Pitchfork.tv documentary on Flaming Lips career-transforming album, The Soft Bulletin, which unintentionally coincides with The Flaming Lips playing the full ep live at the NoisePop Festival.