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Flaming Lips Perform First Socially Distanced Show With Audience in Plastic Bubbles

Flaming Lips singer Wayne Coyne has long performed from inside a plastic bubble for art's sake; in a concert this week (Oct. 12), the audience…
Katherine Turman / October 14, 2020

Flaming Lips Perform Tiny Desk Concert In Their Signature Bubbles

The Flaming Lips performed four songs in a new NPR Tiny Desk concert from their Oklahoma hideout. As you'd expect from the alt veterans, they performed safely inside…
Katherine Turman / October 9, 2020

Flaming Lips Share ‘Mother Please Don’t Be Sad’ Video

The Flaming Lips have shared a slew of videos in the build-up to their upcoming album, American Head, and today, they added to that stunning array of clips…
Katherine Turman / August 28, 2020

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Watch the Flaming Lips Stage ‘Bubble Show’ in ‘Assassins for Youth’ Video

The Flaming Lips document their socially distanced "bubble" show in Oklahoma City with their new "Assassins of Youth" video. Despite the strangeness of seeing…
Daniel Kohn / October 28, 2020

Flaming Lips Perform Tiny Desk Concert In Their Signature Bubbles

The Flaming Lips performed four songs in a new NPR Tiny Desk concert from their Oklahoma hideout. As you'd expect from the alt veterans, they performed safely inside…
Katherine Turman / October 9, 2020

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne on Tom Petty, Space Bubbles, New LP

Wayne Coyne never looks back. Every Flaming Lips album since the band's 1983 inception has logically moved them forward — including collaborative LPs like 2012's The…
Daniel Kohn / September 9, 2020

30 Great Albums From 1990 That Deserve Their Own 30th Anniversary Pieces

Every decade takes a couple of years to feel like itself, but the 1990s, in particular, had a soft launch. While 1991 would bring a…
Al Shipley / June 12, 2020

The Flaming Lips Share ‘Flowers of Neptune 6′

The Flaming Lips released a cover George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" earlier this month in conjunction with Arkansas, a film that starred Liam Hemsworth…
SPIN Staff / May 29, 2020

The Flaming Lips Cover George Jones in New Liam Hemsworth Movie

Arkansas, a dark-comedy film that stars Liam Hemsworth, Vince Vaughn and more is out on streaming platforms on May 5 via Lionsgate. Usually, this would…
SPIN Staff / May 4, 2020

Flaming Lips and Deap Vally Form Cool New Band Called Deap Lips

Back in May, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne took to Instagram teasing a collaboration with bluesy Los Angeles duo Deap Vally. Six months later, the…
Maggie Serota / December 6, 2019

Watch the Flaming Lips Honor Daniel Johnston With “True Love Will Find You in the End” Cover

The Flaming Lips paid tribute to Daniel Johnston during their concert last night at College Street Music Hall in New Haven, Connecticut after news broke…
Tosten Burks / September 12, 2019

Stream the Flaming Lips’ New Album King’s Mouth: Music and Songs

The Flaming Lips released 4,000 gilded copies of their new album King's Mouth: Music and Songs on vinyl for this year's Record Store Day, and…
Rob Arcand / July 19, 2019

Watch Kacey Musgraves Cover The Flaming Lips at Bonnaroo

Kacey Musgraves performed at Bonnaroo this weekend. In a set that otherwise consisted of originals, mostly from her Grammy-winning 2018 album Golden Hour, the pop-country…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 17, 2019

The Flaming Lips — “Giant Baby” (ft. Mick Jones)

In December, the Flaming Lips announced their 15th studio album King’s Mouth: Music and Songs, which was initially packaged as a Record Store Day exclusive…
Maggie Serota / May 24, 2019

Watch The Flaming Lips Play a Bowl Of Fruit at Google I/O

Every year, Google hosts a big event in Mountain View, California, unveiling all its new tweaks and products. And for the last couple of years,…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / May 9, 2019

The Flaming Lips Announce Summer Tour

The Flaming Lips have announced a two-week run of U.S. tour dates for this summer. The shows will follow the release of King’s Mouth: Music and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 23, 2019
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