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AUDIO: The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne (2002)

Andy Gill, Rock's Backpages audio, Fall 2002

The Flaming Lips frontperson on the new reissues; looking back on the old albums, liking what he hears; amateurism, and "will over skill"; keep changing and not being precious; Jonathan Donahue and producer Dave Fridmann bringing musicality to the band; using his imagination, and writing about UFOs; sampling the Beatles; the meaning of the Jesus Egg, and being about to back Beck.


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