Eclectic space-rockers The Flaming Lips release U.F.O.s At The Zoo: The Legendary Concert In Oklahoma City on July 10, a live concert DVD in which they break out a homemade U.F.O. for their frenzied fans.
Bassist Michael Ivins says the band got some otherworldly inspiration for their extraterrestrial stage prop from bands like P-Funk and Pink Floyd, and movies like Star Wars.
Ivins explains, We thought, Wouldnt a U.F.O. on stage be great? It started as a napkin sketch and ended up hanging from the rigging.
But after their spacey shows, the Lips are anything but aliens.
Says Ivins: People would be surprised at how normal we are. We let our shows be the time where we can be crazy. In a lot of ways, the show is better than real life!
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