No Miley? No Problem: Watch the Flaming Lips Perform 'Dead Petz' Tracks

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips
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Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs during Victorious Festival 2015 at Southsea Seafront on Aug. 29, 2015 in Portsmouth, England. 

The Flaming Lips played a surprise show at Santa Ana, Calif.’s Observatory club on Sunday night, and Wayne Coyne and company performed a pair of songs from Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz without the titular star for the first time.

According to Yahoo! Music, Coyne simply said Miley Cyrus was “at home” this time around. But hey, the Flaming Lips have been together since 1983, so they’re just fine with the stage to themselves. 

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Below, watch the band play “Karen Don’t Be Sad” to the 550-capacity venue:

According to, the Lips played an 11-song set, concluding with “The W.A.N.D.” After that, they came out for a two-song encore, which featured the Miley Cyrus collab “Tiger Dreams” and the Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots classic “Do You Realize??”

Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz dropped as a surprise album on Aug. 30, just after she hosted the MTV Video Music Awards. Cyrus and the Lips have six scheduled U.S. tour dates on the horizon, beginning Nov. 19 at Chicago’s Riveria Theatre.