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The Flaming Lips are an American rock band, formed in Norman, OK., in 1983. Melodically, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements. Lyrically, their compositions have elements of space rock, including unusual song and album titles. They are acclaimed for their elaborate ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
The Flaming Lips are an American rock band, formed in Norman, OK., in 1983. Melodically, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements. Lyrically, their compositions have elements of space rock, including unusual song and album titles. They are acclaimed for their elaborate ... (read complete bio)
 

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The Flaming Lips Biography

The Flaming Lips are an American rock band, formed in Norman, OK., in 1983. Melodically, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements. Lyrically, their compositions have elements of space rock, including unusual song and album titles. They are acclaimed for their elaborate live shows, which feature costumes, balloons, puppets, video projections, complex stage light configurations, giant hands, large amounts of confetti, and frontman Wayne Coyne's signature man-sized plastic bubble, in which he traverses the audience. Q magazine named The Flaming Lips one of the "50 bands to see before you die". The group has garnered three Grammy Awards, including two for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.

The Flaming Lips Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Score Gold Star
The Flaming Lips, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding New Score Gold Star
The Flaming LipsSpongeBob SquarePants
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
The Flaming LipsSpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

The Flaming Lips News

The Flaming Lips 'Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots' 20th-Anniversary CD Box Set Is Ava Photo The Flaming Lips 'Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots' 20th-Anniversary CD Box Set Is Available Now
by Michael Major - Nov 25, 2022

The LP box set has 40 tracks never released on vinyl and over 30 previously unreleased tracks. Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots: 20th Anniversary Edition will be available, via Warner Records, on all streaming services and as a 6 CD box set (featuring 100 tracks) on November 25 to mark the 20th anniversary year.

Willie Nelson Will Perform on Maui Next Month Photo Willie Nelson Will Perform on Maui Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

 The holidays on Maui will be highlighted this year with a special Willie Nelson & Family concert Friday, December 23 outside under the stars in the MACC’s A&B Amphitheater and Yokouchi Pavilion.

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Comes to Sutter Street Theatre This Month Photo THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Comes to Sutter Street Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022

The SpongeBob Musical brings its underwater adventures to Sutter Street Theatre this month.¬†Performances run November 12 ‚Äď November 27.

CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR! Comes to Massey Hall in February 2023 Photo CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR! Comes to Massey Hall in February 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Massey Hall welcomes back Choir! Choir! Choir! to the legendary Allan Slaight Stage on Saturday, February 4, 2023. Tickets on sale this Friday, November 4 .

Reboot's 'The Golem: Rescored' Coming Soon to Vinyl Photo Reboot's 'The Golem: Rescored' Coming Soon to Vinyl
by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

Reboot is releasing a vinyl record this month, featuring new scores of The Golem film by Scott Amendola, Steven Drozd (The Flaming Lips) and Steve Berlin  (Los Lobos, The Flesh Eaters) / Threshing Floor (Alan Licht, Gretchen Gonzales Davidson, Rebecca Odes, John Olson, Nate Young) / Meg Baird, and more.

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Will Tour the UK and Ireland and Play Five Weeks in London Photo THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Will Tour the UK and Ireland and Play Five Weeks in London
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022

Tthe UK Premiere Tour has been announced the Tony Award nominated, award-winning THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL to tour the United Kingdom and Ireland opening at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Get the full tour schedule and more info here.

The Darts Drop New 7' EP 'Love Tsunami' Photo The Darts Drop New 7' EP 'Love Tsunami'
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2022

Vox hosted an Instagram Live show garnering over fifty thousand views, they played Punk Rock Bowling 2022, made their debut at Seattle’s uber-hip Freakout Fest, and recorded a new 7-inch for Adrenalin Fix Music, Dirty Water, Beluga, and Ghost Highway Recordings in Europe. Purchase the 7' now!

Wolverhampton Grand Announces New Shows on Sale Including THE BODYGUARD, THE SPONGEBO Photo Wolverhampton Grand Announces New Shows on Sale Including THE BODYGUARD, THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, and More
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2022

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has announced a brand new season of shows, including a an exclusive new production of THE SECRET LIVES OF HENRY & ALICE, a comedy by Black Country playwright, David Tristram which will be produced in its entirety by the Grand Theatre.

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Comes To Whitefish With Over 100 Students Photo THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Comes To Whitefish With Over 100 Students
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2022

One of the most popular animated shows of all time - SpongeBob Squarepants - gets the full Broadway musical treatment October 22 & 23 at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center. Alpine Theatre Project presents The SpongeBob Musical, featuring 110 students in Grades 1-8 from across the Valley.

Photos: First Look At THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL At The Milburn Stone Theatre Photo Photos: First Look At THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL At The Milburn Stone Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2022

The critically-acclaimed, award- winning THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, will open this October at the Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College. See photos from the production.

The Flaming Lips Videos

BWW Interview: Ethan Slater & Tom Kenny Chat About THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL on DVD Videoplay
BWW Interview: Ethan Slater & Tom Kenny Chat About THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL on DVD

by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 21, 2020

'The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!' is coming to DVD on November 3rd!

VIDEO: The Flaming Lips Perform 'Race For The Prize' on THE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: The Flaming Lips Perform 'Race For The Prize' on THE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2020

The Flaming Lips performed on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, in a socially-distant concert that featured the band's members and the audience in clear bubbles!

VIDEO: Ethan Slater Performs 'Best Day Ever' In SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL: LIVE ON STAGE! Videoplay
VIDEO: Ethan Slater Performs 'Best Day Ever' In SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL: LIVE ON STAGE!

by Linnae Medeiros - Dec 4, 2019

It's far from a typical Bikini Bottom day because we're getting a sneak peek at Tony nominee Ethan Slater performing 'Best Day Ever' in the upcoming The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage, which is set to come to the small screen on Nickelodeon on December 7th! Check out this video if nautical nonsense be something you wish!

The Flaming Lips Release New Video 'What Is The Light?' Videoplay
The Flaming Lips Release New Video 'What Is The Light?'

by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 25, 2019

THE FLAMING LIPS release the first official video 'What Is the Light?' today from their forthcoming, first-ever live album, THE SOFT BULLETIN RECORDED LIVE AT RED ROCKS WITH THE COLORADO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA set for release November 29 via Warner Records.

VIDEO: Get a Peek Behind the Curtain With the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a Peek Behind the Curtain With the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2019

The cast of The Spongebob Musical is giving fans a peek behind the curtain in an all new video.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Action Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Look at the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Action

by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2019

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is currently playing at The Bushnell in Hartford, CT, and will next travel to the Overture Center in Madison, WI prior to engagements in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and more. Get a first look at the cast in action in the all new video!

Choir! Choir! Choir! Release  'People Have The Power' Video with Patti Smith and Stew Videoplay
Choir! Choir! Choir! Release 'People Have The Power' Video with Patti Smith and Stewart Copeland

by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 19, 2019

Choir! Choir! Choir! exists to celebrate music and push the boundaries between practice and performance, artist and audience, offering therapeutic benefits with the ultimate side effect: a powerful community. Led by Canadian artists Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, C!C!C! forms impromptu choirs of strangers to learn songs and perform a concert together. 

'Giant Baby' Video by THE FLAMING LIPS Out Now Videoplay
'Giant Baby' Video by THE FLAMING LIPS Out Now

by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 4, 2019

Today,¬†THE FLAMING LIPS¬†release a brand new video for the track¬†‚ÄúGiant Baby‚Ä̬†from the universally acclaimed Warner Records album¬†King's Mouth: Music And Songs.¬†¬†The video was filmed in Oklahoma City and Los Angeles, directed by Wayne Coyne and features a cameo by their long-time friend Fred Armisen.¬†‚ÄúGiant Baby‚Ä̬†is perhaps the most lyrically poignant and personal song from the album but visually, the Lips still convey raw emotion in the most vivid and surreal way imaginable.

Choir! Choir! Choir! Announces Fall Tour Videoplay
Choir! Choir! Choir! Announces Fall Tour

by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 29, 2019

Choir! Choir! Choir!, led by Canadian artists Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman, forms impromptu choirs of strangers to learn songs and perform a concert together. The duo takes a non-traditional approach; there are no auditions, and the audience is the choir. Just show up and they'll teach you an original arrangement to a song you love. The result is a celebration of the unique friendship, culture, and community we share. 

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2018

Watch below as they tell us all about want this nomination means to them, how they are preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!


The Flaming Lips Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has The Flaming Lips written?
The Flaming Lips has written 1 shows including The Spongebob Musical (Original Music).

What awards has The Flaming Lips been nominated for?
Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical .

What awards has The Flaming Lips won?
Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePantsand Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for SpongeBob SquarePants.