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Flaming Lips Set For Double Album

FLAMING LIPS are set to release a new double album later this year, it has been revealed.Speaking to Billboard, singer Wayne Coyne explained that the new effort had been inspired by time spent jamming at...

By on 13 May 2009

Coyne Apologises For Arcade Fire Tirade

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE has apologised for his foul-mouthed attack on rock rivals ARCADE FIRE - but insists his original comments were taken out of context. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine earlier this...

Flaming Lips Get Governor's Backing In Official Song Row

DO YOU REALIZE?? by FLAMING LIPS is set to be the official song of Oklahoma after all.People living in the state had voted for the track to be given the honour, but this decision was...

By on 24 April 2009

Governor Backs Flaming Lips In Song Battle

A backlash from politicians has failed to stop THE FLAMING LIPS' hit DO YOU REALIZE?? becoming Oklahoma's official anthem - the state's governor BRAD HENRY has overruled a vote to dump the track. The rockers' popular...

Flaming Lips Hit Lands Oklahoma Honour

FLAMING LIPS hit DO YOU REALIZE? has been voted Oklahoma's official state rock song. The state's legislature has chosen the 2002 tune, recorded by the Oklahoma band, as its flag-flying tune. Officials spent the past two...

Coyne Turned Ashtray Contents Into Coleslaw

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE has confessed he used to mash up ashtray treats in coleslaw when he worked as a fry cook at a Long John Silver's fast food restaurant in his native Oklahoma....

Coyne's Confetti War With Serious Rockers

FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE caused confetti mayhem at a 2008 festival in Mexico after fellow performers NINE INCH NAILS and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS complained about his colourful finale. The zany frontman admits he and...

Coyne's Cooked Up Dining Disasters

FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE was so bored by his early stint as a cook in an American chain restaurant, he entertained himself by ruining his patrons' dinners with cigarette ash. The rocker worked as...

Coyne Talks New Album

FLAMING LIPS frontman Wayne Coyne has revealed that the band will be starting recording work on their new album early next year.According to the singer, they have half an album's worth of material already written...

By on 20 November 2008

Wayne Coyne: I'm No Axl

FLAMING LIPS frontman Wayne Coyne has been taking about the imminent release of the band's film CHRISTMAS ON MARS - which has been seven years in the making.Despite the lengthy process of the project, Coyne...

By on 11 November 2008

The Flaming Lips Remake Nbc Theme

THE FLAMING LIPS have put their unique touch to NBC's three note chime which serves as the US TV station's signature tune.According to Entertainment Weekly, it is part of a national campaign to give the...

By on 28 October 2008

Flaming Lips Fight For State Song

Eccentric rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are fighting to land the new official state tune in their native Oklahoma. The trio's Do You Realize? hit is on a shortlist of 10 tracks by state natives under...

Lips Roll Out Christmas Film At 'Custom-designed' Theatre

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have taken over a New York theatre to launch their much-anticipated festive film CHRISTMAS ON MARS - and they'll be putting on breakfast screenings at 7am and 9am. The movie, which...

Flaming Lips Help Homeless Puppies

Cult rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are trying to find homes for seven puppies online. The band is using its MySpace.com website to seek out fans who are looking to become dog owners after a stray...

Rockers Line Up To Honour The Who

PEARL JAM, the FLAMING LIPS and the FOO FIGHTERS will pay tribute to THE WHO when the British rockers are feted at VH1's third annual Rock Honors show in Las Vegas in July (12Jul08). The...

Flaming Lips To Debut Film At Washington Festival

The FLAMING LIPS will premiere their long-awaited CHRISTMAS ON MARS movie at the Sasquatch! Festival in Washington in May (08). The band will also perform at the weekend event, which will be headlined by The...

Flaming Lips Host Halloween March

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS were joined by 1,000 fans on their annual hometown Halloween parade in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Saturday (27Oct07). The Ghouls Gone Wild procession saw fans marching through city streets dressed in...

Lips Land Street Name Honour In Oklahoma City

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS have been honoured in their native Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - with a street. The City Council has renamed a street in the trendy Bricktown district Flaming Lips Alley to honour their...

Editors Added To Monolith Line-up

Editors have been added to the line-up for Monolith festival in the Rocky Mountains along with fellow British rockers Art Brut.Turbonegro will also play the festival as well as Matt and Kim, Tim Barry of...

By on 30 May 2007

Pumpkins And Monkeys At Osheaga

Sheffield band Arctic Monkeys have been added to the bill at the Osheaga festival in Montreal.The Monkeys will be bringing their new album Favourite Worst Nightmare to a huge number of festival crowds across the...

By on 11 May 2007

More Bands Added To O2 Wireless

The line-up for the O2 Wireless festival in London has expanded even further with the addition of number of new bands.Klaxons, the Bees, the Sounds, Ghosts and a host of other new acts have been...

By on 19 April 2007

Bono And The Edge 'Set For Spiderman Musical'

U2 frontman Bono and guitarist the Edge have reportedly signed up to write music for the forthcoming Spiderman musical.The musicians will be working with the show's producers to create a soundtrack for the webbed crusader's...

By on 19 April 2007

Sorkin To Battle The Pink Robots With Flaming Lips

THE WEST WING creator AARON SORKIN will collaborate with the FLAMING LIPS on the group's stage musical, inspired by their hit 2002 album YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS. Tony Award-winning director DES MCANUFF will stage...

Flaming Lips Star Turns Roving Reporter

Eccentric FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE turned roving TV correspondent for US TV's THE TONIGHT SHOW at the weekend (17-18MAR07) when he signed on to cover the South By Southwest music festival in Texas for...

Allen Created As Sims Character

British pop star LILY ALLEN has been recreated as a character in role playing computer game THE SIMS. The singer has also reworked hit song SMILE in fictional language Simlish with fans given the opportunity...

Celebrities Asked To Pick Shortlist Prize Finalists

SNOW PATROL's GARY LIGHTBODY, KT TUNSTALL and the FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE have been invited to select the 10 albums which will compete for the 2007 Shortlist Music Prize. The celebrity panel must select...

Carrey Offers Up His Ipod Hitlist

JIM CARREY has turned iPod DJ to give movie fans a taste of what he listens to when he's at the gym, hiking or in the car. The movie star, who had a special hardcore...

Grammy Wins Cure Coyne's Stomach Ache

THE FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE was so overcome with emotion after learning of his group's two Grammy Award wins on Sunday (11FEB07) he threw up. Coyne and his bandmates were unable to attend the...

White Stripes Join The Police At Bonnaroo

THE POLICE won't be the only big reunion at the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee this June (07) - THE WHITE STRIPES will also regroup after a two year hiatus. Singer/songwriter JACK WHITE put the duo...

Lips To Ring In The New Year In Style

Rockers THE FLAMING LIPS will celebrate the New Year in style with two big shows within hours of each other. The Oklahoma group will headline a New Year's Eve (31DEC06) show at Los Angeles' new...

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