Re: I've checked out the new Flaming Lips
"a song-oriented reimagining of American classic rock that’s inspired, in part, by a passage in the late Tom Petty’s biography about Petty and his band Mudcrutch stopping to record in Coyne’s native Oklahoma in 1974, as they traveled cross-country to make a go of it in LA. “There's never been anybody who’s ever uncovered it or ever noticed it or anything,” Coyne says of the Tulsa session. “But in that little gap, I wondered what that music would have been. So [multi-instrumentalist] Steven [Drozd] and I just took it further. Like, ‘What if Tom Petty and his band would have run into my older brother, if my brother went up there and they all got addicted to drugs and they got caught up in all this violence and they never became Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, but they made this very sad, ####ed-up, beautiful record in Tulsa?’ And then we said, ‘Let's make that record.’ Here, Coyne tells the story of every song therein."
Thats pretty ####in interesting! Will have to check out the new Lips.