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Flaming Lips, The

flaminglips9From their obscure acid punk beginnings in Oklahoma City in 1983, through to critical acclaim in the 90s and mainstream success in the new millennium, The Flaming Lips consistently defied definition.

For more than two decades they brought an uncompromising originality to the pop arena.

flaminglips4The band spent the 80s and 90s striving to find the perfect balance between their passion for The Beatles‘ psychedelic pop melodies, Pink Floyd‘s space rock craft, Led Zeppelin‘s stadium rock strategy, and their own intense alternative rock experimentalism on such off-kilter underground collages as Oh My Gawd!!! (1987), In A Priest Driven Ambulance (1990) and Transmissions From The Satellite Heart (1993).