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Artist Biography For The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips Is An American Neo-Psychedelic Band Formed In Oklahoma City Oklahoma United States In 1983. Throughout Their Career Band Members Have Come And Gone But Currently The Flaming Lips Consist Of Original Members Wayne Coyne Lead Vocals Guitar Keyboards And Michael Ivins Bass Keyboards Backing Vocals Along With Members Steven Drozd Drums Guitar Keyboards Backing Vocals And Derek Brown Guitar Keyboards Backing Vocals . Former Members Include Mark Coyne Lead Vocals Richard English Drums Keyboards Backing Vocals Nathan Roberts Drums Jonathan Donahue Guitar Backing Vocals Who Went On To Form Mercury Rev Ronald Jones Guitar Backing Vocals And Kliph Scurlock Drums . The Flaming Lips Are Known For Their Lush Multi-Layered Arrangements Spacey Lyrics And Bizarre Song Titles. They Are Also Acclaimed For Their Elaborate Live Shows Which Typically Feature Animal Suits Puppets Streamers Video Projections And Complex Stage Light Configurations. In 2002 Q Magazine Named The Flaming Lips One Of The "50 Bands To See Before You Die". In 2006 Oklahoma City Named A Street Flaming Lips Alley In Their Honor. The Group Recorded Several Albums And EPs For Restless Records In The 1980s And Early 1990s. After Signing To Warner Brothers They Scored A #9 Hit On The Billboard Alternative Charts And #55 On Billboard's Hot 100 Chart In 1994 With "She Don't Use Jelly". Although It Would Be Their Only Hit Single The Band Has Maintained Critical Respect And To A Lesser Extent Commercial Viability With Sonically Majestic Albums Such As 1995's Clouds Taste Metallic 1999's The Soft Bulletin 2002's Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots And 2006's At War With The Mystics. The Flaming Lips' 12th Studio Album Embryonic Was Released In October Of 2009. A Complete Cover Of Pink Floyd's The Dark Side Of The Moon Was Released In May 2010. The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends Their Collaborative Album Which Features Artists Like Ke$ha Bon Iver Nick Cave And Erykah Badu Was Released On Record Store Day April 2012. Their Next Studio Album Tentatively Titled The Terror Will Be Released In January 2013. Their Song "Do You Realize?" Is The Official State Rock Song Of Oklahoma. Www.Flaminglips.Com

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