Wayne Coyne’s 13 Favorite Albums

The Quietus spoke with Wayne Coyne about some of his favorite albums, from well-produced recent LPs to childhood favorites that still influence The Flaming Lips. There are some surprises here, but the biggest surprise is how familiar most of the albums are. Check out the list:

  • The Beatles The Beatles (White Album)
  • The Who Live At Leeds
  • Miles Davis Bitches Brew
  • Yo La Tengo Popular Songs
  • Marnie Stern This Is It and I Am It and You Are It and So Is That and He Is It and She Is It and It Is It and That Is That
  • Boris Smile
  • LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening
  • Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon
  • The Wizard Of Oz Original Soundtrack
  • Tobacco Manic Meat
  • Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
  • Jefferson Airplane Surrealistic Pillow
  • Stravinsky Firebird Suite


So, maybe you won’t discover anything new from his list, but Coyne’s memories and descriptions of his choices may give you a fresh perspective, especially when it comes to the Wizard Of Oz soundtrack. And if you still don’t appreciate the music from The Wizard Of Oz, just put on Dark Side Of The Moon instead. Check out the list at The Quietus.