The Flaming Lips take aim at the Billboard charts once again with new six-hour song

The Flaming Lips take aim at the Billboard charts once again with new six-hour song

MTV darlings The Flaming Lips are at it again with another of their trademark surefire-hit music experiments. Known for a series of top-40 successes over the past two decades, including the hit songs “Jesus Shootin’ Heroin,” “Talkin’ Bout The Smiling Deathporn Immortality Blues,” and “The sixth track on the fourth disc of Zaireeka,” the Lips are reportedly at least 4.5 hours into the process of recording a six-hour song called “I Found a Star on the Ground,” which is sure to keep you tapping your feet from breakfast until a little after lunch.

But how does one go about the process of creating a six-hour song? In the opinion of this astute reporter, The Flaming Lips have created so vast a catalogue of audio recordings that they need only to string their classic first six LPs together. Reached for comment on this suggestion, Lips frontman Wayne Coyne said, “Yeah, it’s a nice idea, but does anyone really remember how any of the songs from Transmissions from the Satellite Heart go? I know I don’t. Except for ‘She Don’t Use Jelly.’ That was a fun little tune. Too bad it never caught on.”

Wayne Coyne’s updates, in order:

http://www.twitvid.com/GUCTK
http://www.twitvid.com/RLAPC
http://www.twitvid.com/5LV7K
http://www.twitvid.com/XKZML
http://www.twitvid.com/Y267R
http://www.twitvid.com/0UJ5X
http://twitter.com/#!/waynecoyne/status/106840716138905601
http://www.twitvid.com/SHVGS
http://www.twitvid.com/QFLKD
http://www.twitvid.com/CIXLO
http://www.twitvid.com/XN6ZF

• The Flaming Lips: http://www.flaminglips.com

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