World Cafe Playlist for 08/16/2021

Encore: The Flaming Lips join host Raina Douris

The Flaming Lips have been a band for almost four decades – and with the addition of their latest record, American Head, they’ve released 16 studio albums. Frontman Wayne Coyne talks about how his long career, creating psychedelic music and live shows, has allowed him to live his own version of the American Dream.

*Sheryl Crow “Tell Me When It’s Over (ft. Chris Stapleton)” Threads
The Flaming Lips “Will You Return / When You Come Down” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
The Flaming Lips “Brother Eye” American Head
The Flaming Lips “Do You Realize?” Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
The Flaming Lips “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Pt. 1” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
The Flaming Lips “Dinosaurs On The Mountain” Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Japanese Breakfast “Kokomo, IN” Jubilee
Sneaker Pimps “6 Underground” Becoming X

Hour Two
*Bruce Springsteen “Letter To You” Letter To You
Lucy Dacus “Brando” Home Video
The Cure “Boys Don’t Cry” Boys Don’t Cry
Yola “Diamond Studded Shoes” Stand For Myself
Dire Straits “Expresso Love” Making Movies
Allison Russell “Persephone” Outside Child
Billy Bragg “Greetings To The New Brunette” Talking With The Taxman About Poetry
Lake Street Dive “Hypotheticals” Obviously
Houndmouth “Las Vegas” Good For You
Gram Parsons “Ooh Las Vegas” Grievous Angel
Erin Rae & Spacebomb House “Back in Baby’s Arms” Back in Baby’s Arms (single)
Counting Crows “Elevator Boots” Butter Miracle, Suite One
Joan Armatrading “Love And Affection” Joan Armatrading
Joseph Arthur “Honey And The Moon” Redemption’s Son

*Optional Song