1. Flaming Lips Song Gets Oklahoma Honor Despite Controversy

    April 27, 2009 8:43 AM EDT After weeks of controversy and uncertainty, Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry is scheduled to sign an executive order tomorrow (April 28) that names the Flaming Lips' "Do You Realize??" as the official rock song of Oklahoma. Flaming Lips main man Wayne Coyne tells Billboard.com the…

  2. White Christmas, Red Planet

    November 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST It took the Flaming Lips seven years to finish their film "Christmas on Mars," so it'd stand to reason that frontman Wayne Coyne is a perfectionist. But all he really wants to do is give his fans some It took the Flaming Lips seven years to finish their film "Christmas on…

  3. Flaming Lips Unveil 'Mars' CD/DVD Details

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips' long-in-the-works film "Christmas on Mars" will arrive Oct. 28 on DVD via Warner Bros. A separate edition bundles the Lips' original score on CD with the DVD. The Flaming Lips' long-in-the-works film "Christmas on Mars" will arrive Oct. 28…

  4. Flaming Lips Unspool Avant-Garde Xmas Flick

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It took the Flaming Lips seven years to finish their film "Christmas on Mars," so it'd stand to reason that frontman Wayne Coyne is a perfectionist. But all he really wants to do is give his fans some It took the Flaming Lips seven years to finish their film "Christmas on…

  5. Flaming Lips Blend L.A. With Oklahoma On Live CD/DVD

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After taping a performance at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl last Sunday, the Flaming Lips are halfway done with the first live album of their career. The rest of the material on the CD/DVD set will be d After taping a performance at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl last Sunday, the Flaming…

  6. Billboard Bits: Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty The Flaming Lips' official Web site will be the sole source for the photo collection "Waking Up With a Placebo Head Wound: Images of the Flaming Lips From the Archives of Jay Blakesberg and J. Michelle Martin-Coyne -- 1987-2004." The 184…

  7. Breaking & Entering

    August 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Steve Burns and Broadcast. GET A CLUE: Those who have seen the Flaming Lips know that the group's live shows can feel like child's birthday party run amok, with sometimes dozens of fans donning…

  8. Flaming Lips Refry Early Cuts, Rarities

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of the brand new Warner Bros. set "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots," the Flaming Lips will unveil two deluxe, multi-disc reissue packages this fall via Restless Records and Rykodisc. On the heels of the brand new Warner Bros. set "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots,…

  9. Flaming Lips Remind Us To Live For The Now

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Some of the best music is the kind that can't be described easily -- or better still, can't be described at all. Over the past two decades, Oklahoma City's Flaming Lips have produced plenty of it, guided by an offbeat creative…

  10. New Flaming Lips Set Due This Summer

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Veteran modern rock act the Flaming Lips is planning a June or July 2002 U.S. release for the follow-up to its widely-acclaimed 1999 Warner Bros. set "The Soft Bulletin," according to the band's ... Veteran modern rock act the Flaming Lips is planning a June or July 2002 U.S.…