The Flaming Lips
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The All-Time Coolest American Rock Bands
4. The Flaming Lips
Zorbing. During gigs. The fact that Mr Coyne would go on to collaborate with Miley Cyrus is irrelevant in comparison. Coolness will always win out, and The Flaming Lips' 30 year career is a testament to being individual. Their influence can be seen in Arcade Fire's everything-but-the-kitchen-sink live shows.