The Flaming Lips have always been weird, and they have a penchant for showing it off in pretty spectacular, and sometimes head-scratching, ways. They’re currently in the midst of an attempt to break the record of most concerts performed in 24 hours (a record held by Jay-Z — he did seven in that span back in 2006) as part of MTV’s O Music Awards, but that seems like a normal thing to do compared to releasing a 24-hour long song on a hard drive housed in a human skull. So, yes, The Flaming Lips skew strange. In honor of keeping it weird, here are 11 of their strangest stunts, ranked in reverse order, from least insane to most WTF.
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1. BEVERLY HILLS, 90210: The Flaming Lips appeared on Letterman and Beavis And Butt-head following the success of Transmissions From The Satellite Heart, but it's their guest spot on 90210 that stands out. It went over well ... at least with the characters. Their performance of "She Don't Use Jelly" at the local hangout the Peach Pit impressed Teddy Montgomery enough to gush, "You know, I've never been a fan of alternative music, but these guys rocked the house!"
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