Long before he was a member of instrumental post-hardcore outfit Red Sparowes, who…
- Posted on Jul 3rd 2010 2:41AM by Benjy Eisen
"I have never seen them live, but definitely always wanted to," guitarist Chris Georges tells Spinner. "I can't wait to see it." He's not bluffing either -- Georges rattled off to us, unprompted, his very own Lips highlight reel: "'Fearless Freaks' is one of my favorite rock documentaries. It's got everything -- intense drama, feel-good positivity and an incredible history. 'Soft Bulletin' is a masterpiece, but I really dig their early psychedelic rock like on 'Oh My Gawd...' and the 'Finally, the Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid' compilation. 'Transmissions From the Satellite Heart' is great. Their whole discography is overwhelmingly good and adventurous."
Luckily for Georges, not only will he get to see the Flaming Lips for the first time on Sunday, he'll get to see them multiple times in the weeks that follow -- Fang Island are the Flaming Lips' special guests for July. "It's a dream come true," says Georges. We should warn him to watch out for giant space bubbles, confetti rockets and throngs of dancing Santa Clauses and aliens but, you know...some things you just have to find out for yourself.