Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips tells about his first experience with acid as part of the comedy Central movie Journey story series.
“When people talk about acid flashbacks, no matter what anxiety people feel, I feel a little bit now,” Coyne said at the beginning of the trip.
Cohen recalled that the trip took place in 1977, when he was only 16 years old and living in Oklahoma City. Sometime after drinking, Cohen and his friends went to the local through train to get food.
“Even if I shouldn’t drive, I am driving,” Cohen said.
“They are all declining… but I am still a little tired. Moments are happy, but many moments are frightening.
“As we get closer and closer to the window… I can see two cars ahead, I can see some commotion, some guys, they are trying to grab the cash register.
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Soon, the “thief” left the scene, and Cohen got his food from the driver.
“I remember watching when I was carrying my bag, the French fries were swaying around… I never ordered a cheeseburger on LSD again.”
“Red Lips” held their first “Bubble Concert” in Oklahoma City earlier this month. During the performance, band members and audience members were wrapped in huge bubbles to maintain social distance.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the band plans to tour the UK next summer and reschedules the performance date for 2020.
Flaming Lips released their latest album “American Head” in September. In the four-star reviews, NME The record is called “a beautiful, loving and lost ode, dealing with the subject in an elegant way”.