The Pfork '09 line-up got a much need infusion of fun this morning with the announcement that The Flaming Lips will be closing out the festival on Sunday night. I was especially amused to find out that it will be a special "Write the Night" all-request performance, though upon being reminded of the intense geekery that the old school Lips albums inspire, my enthusiasm was brought back down a notch. Regardless, I'm sure the votes will even out and The Lips will deliver a fun night that pleases both the Yoshimi and Priest Driven crowds. I wonder if they'll also be taking requests for cover songs?
UPDATE: Oops, scratch that...turns out reports of the "all-request" part were false. Official press release disclaimer follows after the jump.
The "Write the Night" series, in which tickets holders get to vote on the songs that they want to hear, is happening on Friday, with Built to Spill, the Jesus Lizard, Tortoise, and Yo la Tengo. The Flaming Lips will be closing out the Festival on Sunday, July 19th, but they will not be part of the "Write the Night" series, as was previously indicated. We apologize for any confusion. Any problems regarding tickets purchased due to what was previously reported can be addressed with TicketWeb for reimbursement at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks, and we hope to see you in July.