The much-beloved Flaming Lips are combining two of our favorite things: psychedelic rock and mass nudity.
The band is tapping into Portland’s well-known love of all things bicycle to film their new video for the song "Watching the Planets," off their upcoming album Embryonic. Shooting runs all day Wednesday at the top of Mount Tabor and as long as you’re willing to get naked on your bike, it’s pretty much an open call. Lead Lip Wayne Coyne told Bike Portland that the idea comes from the musical Hair: "You know how it’s a bunch of freaked out naked people climbing some mountain with blood and fire and finding some new civilization there—so I thought of Portland, right?"
For the record, the concept includes giant space bubbles covered in fake fur, rebirth, and the aforementioned nudity and bicycles.
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