The Flaming Lips visited The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Tuesday for a riveting, trippy cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity," which the band recently released as a digital single and music video. "My next guests fell from space, or Oklahoma," Colbert said. Coyne and company were originally scheduled to perform on Late...
A neon-hued, bizarre performance for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Last night, the Flaming Lips were the musical guests on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert." The band paid tribute to David Bowie with their cover of "Space Oddity," with Wayne Coyne climbing onto Chewbacca's shoulders near the end—as...Show More Summary
Wayne Coyne recounted his myriad musical influences, and some stories from his peculiar past, in a web exclusive video for The Late Show, which arrived ahead of the Flaming Lips' tribute to David Bowie tonight, April 19th. "I asked Stephen about perhaps making separate appearances on the show for every band that I...
Wayne Coyne and gang play to a church filled with balloon audience members in the video for this David Bowie cover, which embraces the sort of enigmatic performance that itself would not exist if it weren’t for Bowie himself. A fitting tribute to the master of theatricality.
Many David Bowie fans, several influential musicians among them, gathered at Carnegie Hall earlier this month to pay tribute to the late icon. The two-day “Music Of David Bowie” memorial concert featured performances by Cyndi Lauper, Blondie, J. Show More Summary
A space church, lasers, and crying nuns join together in a fitting tribute.
The Flaming Lips have shared a video of a cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”, featuring lasers, nuns, and sad balloons. Watch below: Continue reading
What a truly wonderful tribute. It's been a little over two months since David Bowie sadly succumbed to his battle with liver cancer, and his musical compatriots are still reeling from his death. We've already seen beautiful salutes to Ziggy Stardust thanks to Lady GaGa's gorgeous Grammy performance and Lorde and Annie Lennox's partnership at the BRIT [...]
It's got lasers and sexy nuns. What more could you ask for?
Three months after the death of musical legend David Bowie, fellow rock icons The Flaming Lips unveiled a tribute cover of the Starman’s 1969 track “Space Oddity” on Friday. The video begins somberly, showing the band playing inside an empty church with nothing but balloons filling the pews. Show More Summary
Wayne Coyne & co. perform inside a church for a most unusual crowd.
The Flaming Lips have been playing a lot of Bowie songs live this year in tribute to the late singer, and they also played both recent NYC Bowie tribute shows. Now they've recorded "Space Oddity" and released it as a digital single... Continue reading…
When David Bowie passed away early this year, scores of artists paid tribute to him by covering some of his classic songs. The Flaming Lips played nine of Bowie’s songs in Aspen back in February, and earlier this month they performed at a Carnegie Hall tribute to the late, great musician. The band released a […]
The Flaming Lips have unveiled their video for "Space Oddity." For the clip, the band performed the David Bowie classic in an Oklahoma City church to a congregation of white balloons, with the group turning the house of worship into a vivid laser light show. The video for their spacey, bass-heavy (courtesy of...
Did you realize the Flaming Lips loved David Bowie?? It wasn’t clear until today that Wayne Coyne and his Flaming Lips had any sort of admiration for David Bowie. Coyne’s outlandish stage presence and always-shifting aesthetic surely draw no inspiration from Bowie’s own tendency to reinvent himself. And yet Coyne performed at a Bowie tribute […]
The Flaming Lips have shared the video for their cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity." In February, they covered the song in tribute to Bowie as part of a medley of his greatest hits. In the video, two nuns deliver flowers to a grave while the band perform to a congregation of sad-looking gray balloons. Show More Summary
Last year's surreal, star-studded musical tribute to David Lynch will be released as a double album, The Music of David Lynch, featuring performances from Karen O, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, Duran Duran, Sky Ferreira, Moby and more, Pitchfork reports. The one-night only concert/fundraiser for the David Lynch Foundation featured a variety...
Last year, the David Lynch Foundation hosted a concert celebrating its 10th anniversary at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. It featured a variety of artists performing music from David Lynch's catalog and film/TV soundtracks, includingShow More Summary
We attended the heartbreaking tribute to David Bowie last night featuring The Flaming Lips, Michael Stipe, Amanda Palmer, and more.