Mark Metcalfe, Getty When the Flaming Lips played Spinner's free NXNE show in…
- Posted on Sep 30th 2011 12:00PM by Theo Spielberg
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Yes, that's right -- real human skulls. According to the MTV's O Music Awards Blog, the band plans to record a 24-hour track and put five of the recordings on hard drives inside human skulls. It seems unlikely that somebody listened to their last six-hour behemoth and wished that it lasted for a full day.
"I would say nothing that we're doing is bizarre or illegal," frontman Wayne Coyne said. "There's a place in town that's called Skulls Unlimited that's been here for almost as long as the Flaming Lips have been here, and it sells human skulls."
As far as the track goes, "It's a song about death and it's a song about f---ing and it's a song about life," Coyne elaborated. Well, we're glad that's all clear.