The Flaming Lips break record for most shows in 24 hours


Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips performs at the taping of the third annual VH1 Rock Honors: The Who concert in Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oklahoma rockers The Flaming Lips broke the Guinness world record for most shows performed in 24 hours this week, taking the title from previous record holder Jay-Z. The band performed eight shows in eight different U.S. cities, kicking off in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday, playing through Mississippi and finishing in New Orleans, Louisiana on Thursday. Front man Wayne Coyne posted a picture on Twitter on Thursday with a certificate from Guinness World Records after the band's fast-paced tour that viewers were able to watch live online as part of the O Music Awards. …

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