Flaming Lips, The - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots album
1" song by The Flaming Lips: Her name is Yoshimi She's a black belt in karate Working for the city She has to discipline her body. Those evil-natured robots They're programmed to destroy us She's gotta be strong to fight them So she's taking lots of vitamins 'Cause she knows that it'd be tragic If those evil robots win I know she can beat them. Oh Yoshimi they don't believe me But you won't let those robots defeat me Yoshimi they don't believe me But you won't let those robots eat me Yoshimi. Cause she knows that it'd be tragic If those evil robots win I know she can beat them.
What happened to Yoshimi again? Pink robots. what pink robots? Yoshimi shines again with the superior "Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell," which pits more existential lyrics over a far more satisfying collage of sounds (vocal samples, snippets of mellotron, a lumbering bass). I was waiting on a moment, but the moment never came," croons Coyne, echoing the issues of readiness and bravery "Fight Test" raised, but also betraying Yoshimi's greatest weakness: the moment never comes.
Produced by Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd, Michael Ivins & 2 more. Album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 2 Lyrics. 12. Up Above the Daily Hum (Bonus Track).
Yoshimi represents love and compassion. To be defeated by the pink robots is to become one of them, to give up on love and your fellow man and behave like a robot. Hence the line from another song on the album, "one more robot learns to be something more than a machine. That line means, "one more person remembers how to be a person and not a mindless, selfish "pink robot. 2. This Is A CONCEPT Album, Each Song Having A Certain Meaning Not Necessarily Pertaining Just To Robots. 3. Part One Of The Song Is An Introduction To The Woman Yoshimi, The Last Hope Of The Human Race Against The Robots. The Lips were in correspondence with a young japanese woman who was dying of cancer. Though Yoshimi isn't her, and the robots have nothing to do with this event, the band did write the song "It's Summertime" as a message of condolence to the woman's family.
Imagination Introspection Playful Reflection Summer. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. Yoshimi features some of the sharpest emotional peaks and valleys of any Lips album - the superficially playful "Fight Test" is surprisingly bittersweet, while sad songs like "All We Have Is Now" and "Ego Tripping at the Gates of Hell" are leavened by witty lyrics and production tricks. Funny, beautiful, and moving, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots finds the Flaming Lips continuing to grow and challenge themselves in not-so-obvious ways after delivering their obvious masterpiece.
Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1" is a song by the American alternative rock band The Flaming Lips, released as the second single taken from their 2002 album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. It reached in the UK Singles Chart as the highest charting single from the album, after which the band made its debut appearance on Top of the Pops. It is also a playable song in Rock Band 3 and Fantasia: Music Evolved with 2 remixes: Mumbai and Grimecraft.
More By The Flaming Lips. See All. Late Night Tales: The Flaming Lips. With a Little Help From My Fwends. At War with the Mystics (Deluxe Version).
The Flaming Lips - Ego Tripping At The Gates Of Hell (04:34, 256Kb/s). The Flaming Lips - Approaching Pavonis Mons By Balloon (Utopia Planitia; Album Version) (03:09, 256Kb/s). The Flaming Lips - One More Robot/Sympathy 3000-21 (05:00, 256Kb/s). The Flaming Lips - In The Morning Of The Magicians (06:19, 256Kb/s). The Flaming Lips - All We Have Is Now (03:53, 256Kb/s). The Flaming Lips - It's Summertime (04:20, 256Kb/s). The Flaming Lips - Fight Test (04:17, 320Kb/s). The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Part 1 (04:48, 320Kb/s) . Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots (2002).