Mark Metcalfe, Getty When the Flaming Lips played Spinner's free NXNE show in…
- Posted on Oct 25th 2010 2:00PM by Mike Ayers
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Coyne and company recently worked the song into their set, where audience participation becomes paramount during the lines "I can be a tiger" and "She said I can be a monkey." For the teaser video, the band dressed in colorful suits, with Coyne standing out front resembling a Mad Hatter-type figure who waves a sparkler around while people dressed as a bee, a monster, a finch and a wolf jump out from manufactured smoke. In other words, it's just like a Flaming Lips concert.
In related Lips news, this past weekend marked the return of the "March of 1000 Flaming Skeletons" parade in Oklahoma City, with participants marching the streets donning skeleton suits and holding lit torches. Unfortunately, the parade didn't include an actual performance, so the hometown crowd will have to wait until New Year's Eve when the band will perform its 1999 classic, 'The Soft Bulletin' from start to finish.