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The Flaming Lips: Finally The Punk Rockers Are Taking Acid 1983-88

Pat Blashill, Rolling Stone, 14 November 2002

FOLLOWING THESE fearless alterna-rockers on their path from '80s weird to pop bliss, few would have thought in the late '80s that the Flaming Lips, a crazed and beautiful psychedelic band from Oklahoma City, would survive the fall of alternative rock, then actually flourish in the '90s.

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