Flaming Lips Guinness Record?
2012-05-24 by Jacob Royal STAFF | 44 Comments

Psychedelic indie group The Flaming Lips are planning to find their way into the Guinness Book of World Records. The band is vying for a record that Jay-Z currently bolsters - he performed in seven major cities within a 24-hour time period. Wayne Coyne and company are planning on hitting eight on June 24th, and will even stream the events live.

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http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/flaming-lips-attempt-to-break-jay-z-concert-record-20120523

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Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 24th 2012

9951 Comments


In other words, Wayne & Co. remain Wayne & Co.

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MO
May 24th 2012

18171 Comments


guinness will give a record for just about anything

Sirob
May 24th 2012

2653 Comments


dat ass

WeepingBanana
May 24th 2012

10035 Comments


Wayne Coyne is literally my favorite person in the music industry

ThunderNeutral21
May 24th 2012

3864 Comments


most pretentious band on the face of the earth

LasNoches
May 24th 2012

35 Comments


"most pretentious band on the face of the earth"

I don't think you know what that word means.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 24th 2012

9951 Comments


I love when new users come and completely own the shit out of loyal Sputnikers in one of their first comments. You show promise, LasNoches.

johnnyblaze
May 24th 2012

2595 Comments


"wayne & co"

hey now c'mon steven rules man

Twelve51
May 24th 2012

108 Comments


I wonder if Jack White can join them in this record while also setting his most metaphors used in a concert setting record.

Kris.
May 24th 2012

12108 Comments


I love when new users come and completely own the shit out of loyal Sputnikers in one of their first comments.


thats not hard to do when we're talking about craigmasta

Emim
May 24th 2012

26467 Comments


guinness will give a record for just about anything


set the world record for being the first band to be name Flaming Lips

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 24th 2012

21538 Comments


most pretentious band on the face of the earth

Most ironic comment on the face of the earth

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DoubtGin
May 24th 2012

6748 Comments


these guys are on a roll

octopus3000
May 24th 2012

24 Comments


"most pretentious band on the face of the earth"

most pretentious commenter on the face of this news story

taylormemer
May 24th 2012

4913 Comments


This is a much more efficient way of touring.

octopus3000
May 24th 2012

24 Comments


they should play 7 skies h3, non stop, even when on the move

AsoTamaki
May 24th 2012

2525 Comments


pre·ten·tious/priˈtenCHəs/
Adjective:
Attempting to impress by affecting greater importance, talent, culture, etc., than is actually possessed.


I don't know, but that seems like a fair description of what these guys do.

dcha
May 24th 2012

990 Comments


I got the Guinness for least amount of fucks given.

Sirob
May 24th 2012

2653 Comments


these guys are on a troll

*fixd

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 24th 2012

9951 Comments


Trying to play in lots of cities within a day has absolutely nothing to do with being 'pretentious' - play nice, kids

YetAnotherBrick
May 24th 2012

4384 Comments


"most pretentious band on the face of the earth"

umm what



Mickeymau5
May 24th 2012

1614 Comments


"most pretentious band on the face of the earth"

no, ctts is

AsoTamaki
May 24th 2012

2525 Comments


Yo, Omaha. Trying to play in lots of cities within a day for the sole purpose of breaking the world record of a man who did the same thing except in bigger, more important cities and in front of 10x the audience these guys will be doing it in front of has everything to do with being 'pretentious.'

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 24th 2012

9951 Comments


Not in the slightest, it's ambitious but to ascribe the word 'pretentious' towards any group that's striving for something big in their career is just haphazardly using the word itself.

MO
May 24th 2012

18171 Comments


lol dcha

AsoTamaki
May 24th 2012

2525 Comments


Whatever you say, fanboy.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 24th 2012

9951 Comments


Haha, not quite. I thought Yoshimi was great, but I haven't heard anything else in their discography that's interested me much to be honest.

I think you're just a Jay-Z fanboy! ;]

bloc
May 24th 2012

34649 Comments


I will go to 9!

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Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 24th 2012

9951 Comments


There's dedication.

Ire
May 24th 2012

41744 Comments


Wayne Coyne is literally my favorite person in the music industry


yeah, he's psychedelic jesus.


johnnyblaze
May 24th 2012

2595 Comments


^agreed. and his wife has pretty great tits.

Ire
May 24th 2012

41744 Comments


lol i have the tour zine with them in it

johnnyblaze
May 24th 2012

2595 Comments


i'm jealous. they're all over wayne's twitter. she seems pretty rad for an older broad.

WeepingBanana
May 24th 2012

10035 Comments


lol aso i think you're confused about the difference between being pretentious and doing something awesome

paxman
May 24th 2012

4084 Comments


How is it even possible to play eight cities in 24 hours?

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
May 24th 2012

23798 Comments


Most shits before 11am on a Wednesday in an even numbered year by a person whose name begins with a vowel

I'm going for the record you guys wish me luck

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Aids
Contributing Reviewer
May 24th 2012

23798 Comments


That actually is a pretty sweet record though. How the fuck do you play eight cities in a day?

JesusChris
May 24th 2012

673 Comments


East coast and a helicopter? i have no idea how this works.

JesusChris
May 24th 2012

673 Comments


oh they're driving, idk seems pretty cool, wonder if the actual concerts will be decent or rushed and sucky.

CaptWaffles
May 24th 2012

192 Comments


"Wayne Coyne is literally my favorite person in the music industry"

[2]

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
May 24th 2012

9951 Comments


I can't imagine they'll be playing their 6-hour long song, that's for sure

eleventhsun
May 24th 2012

1475 Comments


More important cities? Population definitely doesn't equate to importance.

It's definitely quality over quantity in this example.

blacklight67
May 28th 2012

6 Comments


Could do that easily here in the UK everywhere is so close to each other but in the states? In 24 hours? I'm way too lazy for that shit..

eleventhsun
May 28th 2012

1475 Comments


I guess it all depends on what cities. I suppose that was Aso's point to a degree.

Playing major cities would be quite a feat.



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