The Flaming Lips Frontman Wayne Coyne Explains His Album With Miley Cyrus
Musician Wayne Coyne explained about the iconic Flaming Lips album “Clouds Taste Metallic” reissue as well as about his latest collaboration with Miley Cyrus. Are you not curious to know what he said?
Based on Flaming Lips, “Clouds Taste Metallic,” the Flaming Lips music band’s iconic album, successfully turned 20 this year. The Flaming Lips lead singer Wayne Coyne recently discussed the reissue of “Clouds Taste Metallic” and about his recent collaboration with Miley Cyrus, reported The Huffington Post.
Cyrus is not known for making her own songs. However, when her fifth studio album “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” was released, people are curious to know how & why that happened. Indeed, they wanted to know whether Cyrus truly collaborated on the songwriting, and if so to what extent? Perhaps, Coyne’s explanation unpacked these mysteries.
Coyne said that the standout track, “Karen Don’t Be Sad” of the album “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” is a song that he had “since about 2005 or 2006,” the period during which the Flaming Lips released their popular songs “The W.A.N.D” and “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song.”
When Coyne and the Flaming Lips group looked for a singer as the song did not work well with him singing, Cyrus’ performance turned out to be stunning when compared to Coyne’s pop star friend Kesha.
“First take, blammo! When she hits that very first chorus, it’s like, it still sends chills up my back,” Coyne said
The Flaming Lips singer further added that “Karen Don’t Be Sad” was certainly a song of emotional quality with the collaboration of both Cyrus and Coyne. He said that most of their friends wanted them to “do more stuff like that.”
Wayne Coyne and Miley Cyrus began to know each other when the “Wrecking Ball” singer saying that the Flaming Lips were her favorite band. Coyne added that they are friends as they are “just in each other’s shit every day” and are constantly making music and art together.
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