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Miley Cyrus & The Flaming Lips Collaborative Video Claims Jfk's Brain Contains Lsd Formula

By Elinor Cosgrave | 8th July 2014

Miley Cyrus appears in The Flaming Lips' latest 'music' video and smokes profusely whilst a naked woman meanders around carrying a large blob of jelly and the band plays in a rainbow costume. The video,...

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Wayne Coyne: 'Kesha Project Is Still A Possibility'

16th June 2014

The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne has assured fans his on/off project with Kesha is on again following the pop star's rehab stint earlier this year (14).Coyne teamed up with the Tik Tok star last...

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The Things They Say: 4245050

15th June 2014

"Whenever we’ve been around her and we’ve done drugs together, it’s all just been about having fun and celebrating after absolutely working her a** off." The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne enjoys working with Miley...

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Billboard Awards: Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips Cover The Beatles. And It's Quite Good

By Michael West | 19th May 2014

Miley Cyrus teamed up with the Flaming Lips for a cover of Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (April 18, 2014). However, the unlikely collaboration came via satellite...

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Miley Cyrus Covers Beatles At Billboard Awards

19th May 2014

Miley Cyrus covered The Beatles' classic 'Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds' at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards last night (18.05.14).The 'Wrecking Ball' singer, who appeared via video link, was first bleeped by ABC producers...

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Experience Sun, Sand And Sensational Sounds At Hangout Festival 2014

By Holly Williams | 16th May 2014

Alabama's sun-soaked, sold-out Hangout Music Fest begins officially today (May 16th 2014) following yesterday's kick-off party - and there's almost too much fun to take in.Set against the glorious backdrop of Gulf Shores' pure white...

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Miley Cyrus Tapes Performance With Flaming Lips For Billboard Awards - Report

15th May 2014

MILEY CYRUS' Wednesday night (14May14) performance of the Beatles' Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds with the Flaming Lips was reportedly recorded for the Billboard Music Awards telecast on Sunday (18May14).More: Our Top 10 favorite...

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Fired Flaming Lips Drummer Apologises For Drama

14th May 2014

Fired Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock has apologised for remarks he made about the band's frontman Wayne Coyne, insisting the singer is not a racist.The bandmates fell out after Scurlock ripped into Coyne's musician friend...

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Miley Cyrus To Hit Studio With Flaming Lips For Next Record

13th May 2014

Miley Cyrus is recruiting her pal Wayne Coyne and his band the Flaming Lips for her next album.The pop star has built up a strong bond with the rocker since they met last year (13),...

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Wayne Coyne Blasts Former Drummer

9th May 2014

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has attacked fired drummer Kliph Scurlock a week after the rocker wrote a scathing letter to, in which he accused the singer of abuse.Coyne and Scurlock's relationship ended...

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Wayne Coyne Apologises For Posting Native American-headdress Photos Online

9th May 2014

The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne has apologised for trivialising an online spat between Native Americans and the daughter of Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin by posting photos of random friends and a dog wearing an...

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The Things They Say: 4187788

9th May 2014

"Miley and I and everybody associated with the Flaming Lips are trying desperately to help the animal welfare situation in Oklahoma City, which is appalling. I've been all around the world, and I've never seen...

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Outside Lands Brings You The 2014 Line-up! Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Duck Sauce, Jagwar Ma And More

By Holly Williams | 11th April 2014

Possibly the only major festival where you can enjoy fine gourmet cuisine while rocking out to an eclectic variety of international artists, Outside Lands has now unveiled the 2014 line-up as it prepares to return...

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The Flaming Lips' Flaming Side Of The Moon Exposed As A Hoax

2nd April 2014

Rockers The Flaming Lips have come clean about their new companion album to Pink Floyd classic Dark Side Of The Moon, confessing it was all part of an elaborate April Fools' Day joke.Wayne Coyne and...

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Flaming Lips' Flaming Side Of The Mood Is A Companion To... Guess Which Album

By Jack de Aguilar | 31st March 2014

Flaming Lips have released a companion album to Pink Floyd’s seminal work, Dark Side of The Moon. The album is intended to be played at the same time as the 1973 original, and is called...

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Buku Music And Art Project 2014 Brings Fantastic Energy From Chance The Rapper And The Glitch Mob

By Holly Williams | 26th March 2014

The Buku Music + Art Project has brought another year of top class music to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, with memorable performances from Chance The Rapper, Sleigh Bells and The Glitch Mob.When people...

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Miley Cyrus Sings With The Flaming Lips: Why It Was Actually A Pretty Good Cover [Video]

By Lauren James | 24th February 2014

In one of the more surreal collaborations of recent times, pop star Miley Cyrus has teamed up with The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd for a performance of the latter's hit 'Yoshimi Battles...

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Kissing Katy Perry, Singing With The Flaming Lips - All In A Night's Work For Miley Cyrus

By Victoria Pavlova | 23rd February 2014

Miley Cyrus might have all the confidence in the world… but Katy Perry just wasn’t in the mood at Cyrus’ gig at Los Angeles’ Staples Center. A lot of stuff happened at Miley’s Saturday concert,...

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Fascinating Fact: 4056361

7th February 2014

John Lennon's singer son Sean teamed up with rockers The Flaming Lips to pay tribute to The Beatles with a cover of Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds during Thursday's (06Feb14) U.S. broadcast of the...

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Flaming Lips And Lauryn Hill To Headline Latest Amnesty International Gig

9th January 2014

The Flaming Lips and Lauryn Hill are to headline the latest Amnesty International supergig.The two acts will be joined by Tegan and Sara and Cold War Kids, among others, at the benefit, which will be...

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Ben Walton's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

By Staff Writer | 23rd December 2013

This top ten leans more on the rock end of the spectrum but there are also a few curve balls in there. Honourable mentions go to some big bands who put out great albums (Pearl...

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Flaming Lips Scrap Album Plans With Ke$ha

8th November 2013

The Flaming Lips and Ke$Ha have abandoned plans to collaborate on a new album following an apparent falling out.The Die Young singer and Wayne Coyne's colourful act got together for the first time last year...

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Flaming Lips Assure Fans They're Not Splitting After Twitter Prank

25th October 2013

Rockers the Flaming Lips have assured fans they're not splitting up after hackers announced the end of the band in what appeared to be an official tweet on Thursday (24Oct13).It took frontman Wayne Coyne just...

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Welcome To True Music Festival's Inaugural Event This December

By Holly Williams | 16th October 2013

Arizona's True Music Festival marks its debut this December 2013, seeing a range of different artists of all genres coming together to support music events as all-year round fun.The Salt River Fields at Talking Stick...

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Yoko Ono And The Flaming Lips Deliver A Message Of Peace

4th October 2013

Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips turned a performance on U.S. Tv on Wednesday (02Oct13) into a platform to deliver a political message.Ono and the band performed the Cheshire Cat Cry off of her album...

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Wayne Coyne: 'I Don't Care About Instagram Account Drama'

3rd October 2013

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne has opted not to challenge the deletion of his official account because he really doesn't care that he has been booted off the photo-sharing website.The singer's page was...

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Stars Celebrate Bestival's 10th Birthday

7th September 2013

The Flaming Lips and Fatboy Slim were among the acts who kicked off Britain's Bestival festival on Friday (06Sep13) with birthday celebrations to mark the event's 10th year.This week's (05-08Sep13) 10th anniversary festival got underway...

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Kings Of Leon's 'Supersoaker' Is First Single From 'Mechanical Bull' [Listen]

By Michael West | 18th July 2013

Kings of Leon have released 'Supersoaker,' the first single from their forthcoming album Mechanical Bull. The soulful effort features the band's signature anthemic guitar bursts and Caleb Followill's scowling vocals. All in all, it's pretty...

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Fascinating Fact: 3743511

2nd July 2013

The Flaming Lips star Wayne Coyne makes a guest appearance on Moby's new album, Innocents. Coyne provides backing vocals on the song The Perfect Life. Innocents is due for release in October (13).

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