Flaming Lips

A group of bands have teamed up to honor the late Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse by recording a tribute album, Last Box of Sparklers, which they're currently raising money for on Indiegogo. Those involved include The Flaming Lips, Phantogram, Mark Lanegan, David Lowery (of Camper Van Beethoven), Mercury Rev, Califone, Margot and the Nuclear So-And-So's, The Joy Formidable, Jason Lytle (of Grandaddy), Portgual. The Man and more. The Flaming Lips have just revealed their cover of "Sad and Beautiful World," which you can hear (via Pitchfork), along with the full list of contributors and the Indiegogo campaign video, below.


The Flaming Lips - "Sad and Beautiful World"

Last Box of Sparklers Contributors:
The Flaming Lips
Mark Lanegan
David Lowery
Mercury Rev
Lip Talk
Ian Nichols
Cowboy Junkies
Erik Marjan
Toy Soldiers
Matthew Ryan
Brent Haviland
Last Full Measure
Emmett Lindsay
Margot and the Nuclear So And So's
The Joy Formidable
Jason Lytle
Portugal. The Man
more TBA