In the eclectic world of alternative rock few bands have been as brave or as frequently brilliant and deliciously weird as the Grammy award winning band, The Flaming Lips. They are a pop culture phenomenon and one of the most respected groups of this century. An acid-bubblegum band with as much affinity for sweet melodies as blistering noise assaults, their off-kilter sound, uncommon emotional depth, and bizarre history firmly establishes them as true originals. Their taste for eccentric performances has become the stuff of legend. Over their storied 28-year career, the group has incorporated everything from colorful animal costumes to confetti cannons, giant laser hands and human-sized plastic bubbles into its live shows.