The Fearless Freaks is a great name for The Flaming Lips documentary. If you already thought this band was weird, this will definitely make you know that they are even weirder. Still living in a modest house in the Oklahoma City neighborhood he grew up in , Wayne Coyne is beyond the quirky singer behind the band. A proud and dedicated employee of Long John Silver’s for 12 years or something, and the director of a passion project film about Santa in space, just hit the tip of the iceberg of interesting moments that feed into The Flaming Lips legacy.
The Flaming Lips’ success hinges on a combination of great music, passionate fans, and boundary pushing performance art. While the documentary is a bit disorganized and chaotic, it fits the story it is telling.
Here’s the commercial for the film: