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17.04.2019, Words by Felicity Martin

Flying Lotus drafts in David Lynch for the unsettling 'Fire Is Coming' video

His 'Flamagra' album is coming on May 24th...

Five years on from ‘You’re Dead!’ Flying Lotus has returned with ‘Fire Is Coming’ – a new, surreal video starring David Lynch as a storytelling wolf.

Directed by Steve Ellison himself and Salad Fingers creator David Firth, the unsettling video arrives with the announcement of ‘Flamagra’, set for release on May 24th via Warp.

As well as Lynch, ‘Flamagra’ is billed to feature Anderson .Paak, George Clinton, Little Dragon, Tierra Whack, Denzel Curry, Shabazz Palaces, Thundercat, Toro y Moi, Solange and more.

“I’d been working on stuff for the past five years, but it was always all over the place. I’d always had this thematic idea in mind – a lingering concept about fire, an eternal flame sitting on a hill,” Flying Lotus says. “Some people love it, some people hate it. Some people would go on dates there and some people would burn love letters in the fire.”

Watch it now.

Update (23/04/19): Flying Lotus has dropped two more tracks – ‘Spontaneous ft. Little Dragon’ and ‘Takashi’:

‘Flamagra’ is released by Warp on May 24th 2019. 

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