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King Coyne Meets The Chemicals Uptown: A Summit Meeting with the Lips and the Chems

Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, October 2003

SOMEHOW IT WAS inevitable that the Chemical Brothers – those High Priests of the rock/dance interface – would one day work with Oklahoma City's Finest. Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands have, after all, collaborated in the past – twice – with former Flaming Lip Jonathan Donahue. A common spirit of sonic voyaging ties all these fine gentlemen together.

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