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Prospect recommends: the Flaming Lips

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Originality is not a virtue normally associated with contemporary pop music but the Flaming Lips’s ceaseless innovation, both live and in the studio, continues to set them apart in the world of alternative rock. Their ability to mix vast tympanic beats with studio electronica, grungy guitars and orchestration, has won them three Grammy awards, including one for best engineered album. But it is Wayne Coyne’s vulnerable, lofted vocal which provides the band’s…

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