Friday, June 29, 2012

Flaming lips break record

  • NEW ORLEANS — Its official: The Flaming Lips are the music worlds road warriors.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • To me, its a record that reaches beyond the traditional boundary When The Soft Bulletin came out in 1999, it was a huge musical turning point for The Flaming Lips.
  • (The Soft Bulletin -
  • 6:20 p.m. The band will now play a full set for the New Orleans crowd. Expect a full recap and photos tomorrow. Now, if you'll excuse us, we're going to get some sleep… 6:18 p.m.
  • (Paste Magazine)
  • What a long, strange, sonorous trip its been: The Flaming Lips have officially made history by setting a new Guinness World Record for the most concerts performed in multiple cities in a 24-hour time period.
  • (MTV)
  • The Flaming Lips' quest to break the Guinness World Record for most concerts played in a 24-hour period brought the sonically adventurous Oklahoma rock band to the Varsity Theatre at the north gates of LSU Thursday afternoon.
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  • The Flaming Lips with Heady Fwends, will not have to go it all alone, however. Theyll be joined by other artists such as Jackass and Wildboyz star Chris Pontius, Jackson Browne, Neon Trees and Karmin who have signed on to help them break the record.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The Flaming Lips may very well break rapper Jay-Zs world record for most live concerts in different cities within 24 hours today, but theyll leave a number of other concert-related records unthreatened.
  • (Jackson Clarion-Ledger)
  • US rock band The Flaming Lips have achieved a Guinness World Record for performing the most gigs in a 24-hour period.
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  • The Flaming Lips took the title from Jay-Z by performing eight gigs throughout multiple cities as part of the O Music Awards. The record attempt kicked off in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday and finished up in New Orleans with only 20 minutes to spare.
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