The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips

 

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The Flaming Lips are an American rock band formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in 1983. The group recorded several albums and EPs on an indie label, Restless, in the 1980s and early 1990s. After signing to Warner Brothers, they released their first record with Warner with "She Don't Use Jelly" (1993). They then released The Soft Bulletin (1999), which was NME magazine's Album of the Year and later Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (2002). In February 2007, they were nominated for a 2007 BRIT Award for "Best International Act". The group has won three Grammy Awards, including two for Best Rock Instrumental Performance. They were placed on Q magazine 's list of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die" in 2002.

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Oczy Mlody
 
Oczy Mlody (an erroneous Polish phrase, which could mean: "the young eyes") is the fourteenth studio album by experimental rock band The Flaming Lips, released on January 13, 2017, on Warner Bros in the US and Bella Union in the UK.
The Flaming Lips Onboard the International Space Station Concert for Peace
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The Flaming Lips Onboard the International Space Station Concert for Peace is an album by musical group The Flaming Lips, released on January 13, 2017.
We a Famly
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We A Famly is a song by musical group The Flaming Lips, released on January 6, 2017.
Sunrise
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Sunrise is a song by musical group The Flaming Lips, released on December 16, 2016.

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How ‘Seven Nation Army’ became a song for all occasions
  –  September 13, 2017
Although nothing can match the squalling ferocity of the original cut, the song has been covered many times. The Flaming Lips added surreal lyrics in 2005. Kate Nash stropped through it in her estuary accent over a thumped keyboard in 2008. French soul ...
Chappo to Support The Flaming Lips & Mac DeMarco on Midwest Run
  –  September 13, 2017
New York's CHAPPO have just announced that they will support The Flaming Lips and Mac DeMarco on 4 dates during their upcoming tour. The band will join the tour on September 17 in St. Paul, MN and will make stops in Milwaukee, Indianapolis, and Niagara Falls.
Wesley Taylor and More Round Out the Broadway Cast of SpongeBob SquarePants
  –  September 13, 2017
Conceived and directed by by Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants features original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alexander Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, the Flaming Lips ...
Festival No 6 - are you in the picture?
  –  September 13, 2017
It was The Flaming Lips who brought the curtain down on the festival on Sunday, leaving the soggy but happy thousands to make their way home through the mud.
The week's 28 best concerts: Sept. 13-19
  –  September 13, 2017
Saco & Uno open. 18+. 7:30 p.m. $20-$25. 701 First Ave. N., Minneapolis; 612-338-8388. —Michael Madden THE FLAMING LIPS Sept. 17, 6:00 p.m. at Myth ROY ROGERS & THE DELTA RHYTHM KINGS Sept. 17, 7:00 p.m. at Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant VACATION Sept.
Festival No. 6 shines through the rain for another spectacular year
  –  September 12, 2017
The final set of the day from The Flaming Lips couldn't be more suited to Festival No. 6. They provide a feast for the eyes and ears as they come with all the props you could possibly think of. A giant unicorn, disco ball, smoke machines, confetti canons ...
Festival No 6, Portmeirion, Wales, review: Despite continual rain, the magic still happens
  –  September 12, 2017
The festival closed with the Flaming Lips headlining on the main stage, who are oddly (for younger ears) billed higher than Rag’n’Bone Man, whose album Human became the fastest selling male debut album of the decade earlier this year. But the real ...
Kenny Rogers' farewell tour, comedian Jim Norton coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
  –  September 12, 2017
Taking part will be Chris Stapleton, Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum, Wynonna and Naomi Judd, Little Big Town, Jamey Johnson, the Flaming Lips, Idina Menzel, Elle King and Alison Krauss. Rogers and Dolly Parton will perform their last-ever duet at the concert.
The Replacements share live version of “I’m in Trouble” from For Sale: Live at Maxwell’s 1986: Stream
  –  September 11, 2017
Replacements manager Peter Jesperson was driven to the local jail to bail Stinson out by the Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne. Known for his frenetic fretwork and wild attire (he donned a trench coat with nothing on underneath at Maxwell’s) Bob Stinson’s ...
Festival No 6 is still the oddest and most magical of the lot – review
  –  September 11, 2017
By the evening, with Nick Mulvey having soothed the soul with his simple brand of cosmopolitan alt-folk, it was time for The Flaming Lips, whose idiosyncratic aesthetic was in keeping with the festival’s. “We feel like we’re in the exact place we ...
Festival No. 6 hold ‘Sgt. Pepper’ themed carnival with giant Beatles puppets
  –  September 11, 2017
The Flaming Lips closed Festival No. 6 on Sunday with a characteristically colourful live performance and stage effects, including an oversized blow up robot.
Festival No 6 review – Charlotte Church throws curveballs and the Flaming Lips ride unicorns
  –  September 11, 2017
‘Remarkable things can be achieved by the British in the rain,” announces Wild Beasts’ Hayden Thorpe on day one of Festival No 6. Nestled in a far corner of Wales in the final splutter of summer, it is all but guaranteed to face testing weather, and ...
Indy fall concert preview: 15 shows to put on your radar
  –  September 11, 2017
The Flaming Lips bring their eclectic live show to Indy, which will hopefully include lead singer Wayne Coyne rolling around on top of the crowd in a giant New Zealand style Zorb ball. If you aren’t familiar with Mac DeMarco, he is one of the best and ...
LOU'S VIEWS: Macaws and more keep summer going
  –  September 8, 2017
15) and Matchbox Twenty/Counting Crows (Sept. 24). On the Lawn at White River State Park, there’s still time for The Flaming Lips (Sept. 17). And don’t forget the block party that caps the Indy Jazz Fest outside the Jazz Kitchen (Sept. 17). Out-of-town ...
Festival No 6 moves its car park to avoid flooding chaos that left last year's fans stranded
  –  September 7, 2017
The festival - which runs until Sunday, September 10 and is sold-out - will this year be headlined by the likes of UK indie band Bloc Party, US eccentrics The Flaming Lips and Scottish post-rockers Mogwai.
Six unmissable events at Festival No.6 this weekend
  –  September 7, 2017
This year, Bloc Party, Mogwai and The Flaming Lips lead a packed lineup, which also features Wild Beasts, The Cribs, Rag N Bone Man, Nick Mulvey, Public Service Broadcasting, Adam Buxton, Tim Burgess' Tim Peaks FM and a tribute to Anthony H Wilson.
Every Country's Sun
  –  September 7, 2017
Afterward, “Party in the Dark” provides quite the vintage contrast with a “head-spinning disco-dream double-helix echoing New Order and the Flaming Lips”; also, it conjures recent Alcest in its rough shoegaze patterns and wraithlike vocals.
Film At 11: The Flaming Lips
  –  September 7, 2017
As always, we can’t seem to get enough lately of the Flaming Lips, so it’s only best we show you their new video for “Pompeii Am Götterdàmmerung” from At War With The Mystics. Directed by Wayne Coyne and George Salisbury, the clip is an intense ...
Music roundup: Madison to host World Music Festival on Sept. 15-16
  –  September 7, 2017
The Flaming Lips, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, The Rave, 2401 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Tickets: $42-$52. Call 414-342-7283. The Flaming Lips have released 14 albums since their 1986 debut and have been nominated for six Grammy Awards, winning three.
Opolis to celebrate 15th anniversary with special concert series
  –  September 7, 2017
Club 90, where famous bands such as the Flaming Lips and the Chainsaw Kittens played, was located in Stubbeman Village outside of Couch Dorms. “I think in the same way weather happens here, music comes from the north and south and causes a mix up ...
Floating Action debuts a new album
  –  September 5, 2017
8. But he does say that the performance was originally a favor to Spaceface, a band led by his friend Jake Ingalls of The Flaming Lips. “I don’t even try to book shows in Asheville anymore, but he got me to do it,” Kauffman explains. “And then ...
Review: Ween brings eclectic jam-style rock to Pinewood
  –  September 2, 2017
Then, The Flaming Lips popped to mind. That would be for their weirdness, again more intentional with the Lips. But Ween’s coming from that same 1990’s place, only going more country than psychedelic. That’s probably why the next comparison that came ...
Norman's biggest little venue turns 15
  –  September 1, 2017
The band built friendships with everyone from The Flaming Lips members to hometown record store clerks. "We had met a lot of bands along the way," Marian said. "Andy had a lot of connections on the road. (Opolis) wasn't like a dream. It wasn't like this ...
Space Tyger: Bragwell maximizes creative control
  –  September 1, 2017
Right now, though, what’s keeping me excited and curious is Frank Ocean and Portugal. The Man. I’ve always loved Radiohead, The Flaming Lips and that kind of stuff, too. TimesDaily: Is Space Tyger just you? Bragwell: Yes. On the first record ...
Flaming Lips Team With Mac DeMarco For Split EP
  –  August 31, 2017
The Flaming Lips will team up with Mac DeMarco on a new split EP which will feature DeMarco performing three Lips songs. In turn, the Flaming Lips will perform a trio of DeMarco tunes. Lips frontman Wayne Coyne made the album announcement on Instagram with ...
Mac DeMarco and The Flaming Lips are collaborating on an EP together
  –  August 31, 2017
The Flaming Lips and Mac DeMarco are working on a split EP, Wayne Coyne has revealed - with each act covering three songs by the other. Coyne posted a preview on Instagram showing him playing a titbit of Mac DeMarco's "Chamber Of Reflection" from his 2014 ...
The Flaming Lips & Mac DeMarco To Issue Split EP
  –  August 30, 2017
In response to Merle Haggard’s death on his 79th birthday yesterday, The String Cheese Incident shared video of their cover of his “Okie From Muskogee” with members of The Flaming Lips.
Mac DeMarco & The Flaming Lips covering each other for new collab EP
  –  August 30, 2017
Start freaking out the neighbourhood... Mac DeMarco is embarking on a joint tour with The Flaming Lips next month and both bands are also going to be tackling each other's material for a split EP. F'Lips frontman Wayne Coyne broke the news on his Instagram ...
Mac DeMarco
  –  August 29, 2017
Wayne Coyne has announced a new Flaming Lips/Mac DeMarco split EP. On the as-of-yet untitled project, The Flaming Lips will cover three Mac DeMarco songs, and… Mac DeMarco was the musical guest last night on Conan. The lovable songwriter played the ...

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