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Fred Armisen proves he has what it takes to replace Wayne Coyne as lead singer of The Flaming Lips after the band officially sells out.
Published April 01, 2014 120k views Immortal More Info »
Additional Credits
Additional Credits:
Staring - Wayne Coyne, Michael Ivins, Steven Drozd, Derek Brown, Matt Duckworth, Fred Armisen and Jon Daly.
Written by Jake Fogelnest, Andy Bush and Jake Weisman
Directed by Andy Bush
Director of Photography - Brian Lane
Camera Operators - Aaron Ulrich, Ricky Fosheim
1st AC - Ray Lee
DIT - Matt Sweeney
Gaffer - Dave Cronin
Key Grip - Jordan Downey
Production Designer - Tricia Robertson
Prop Master - John Flores
Wardrobe Stylist - Zoe Buck
Wardrobe Asst - David Browne
Hair and Make Up Artist - Jessica Leigh Schwartz
Hair and Make Up Asst - Jennifer Osborne
Sound Mixer - Danny Carpenter for BoTown Sound
Boom Operator - Chris Bennet for BoTown Sound
1st Assistant Director - Sean Decany
2nd Assistant Director - John Klymshyn
Key Production Assistant - Becca Scheuer
Office Production Assistant - Parker Seaman
Production Assistants - Michael McAlister, Eleanor Winkler
Unit Production Manager - Jacob Geller
Produced by Sean Boyle and Jason Carden
Editor - Jake Shaver
Post Production - Therapy Studios
Special Thanks - Scott Booker, Chris Chandler and Rick Gershon

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SO UH, WAYNE'S GOING TO HAVE
TAKE A LITTLE HIATUS FROM

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-THE BAND RIGHT. RIGHT WAYNE?
-UH-HMM

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GOT A LOT OF STUFF GOING ON
WITH A COMCAF DEAL.

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WE GOTTA FIND A NEW LEAD SINGER LONG STORY SHORT.

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OK.

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SO THIS FIRST GUY'S GREAT.

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HE'S GOT TONS OF INDIE CRED RIGHT. HE'S A GREAT SINGER

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JUST WHAT THE FLAMING LIPS NEED.

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FRED ARMISEN.

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(CLAPS)

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-C'MON IN FRED.
-(FRED): HONOR TO MEET YOU.

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IT'S A PLEASURE TO MEET YOU, AND
THANK YOU FOR THIS

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AMAZING, AMAZING CHANCE TO GET TO--

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DID YOU BRING YOUR OWN
GUITAR CABLE THERE?

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YEAH, SO I GOT THIS, SO UM, SO--
I HAVE MY OWN EQUIPMENT,

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I'M A GREAT SINGER, I'M A
HUMBLE PERSON, I'M NICE,

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I'M RESPECTFUL, I'M COOL, AND I'M NORMAL--

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AH, THIS IS GOING
TO BE THE BEST.

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LET'S START WITH UH, YOSHIMI
BATTLES A PINK ROBOT.

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-3...4...
-I'LL SHOW YOU HOW IT'S DONE.

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(MUSIC PLAYS - THE FLAMING LIPS
"YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS PT. 1")

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(SINGING) HER NAME IS YOSHIMI

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SHE'S A BLACK BELT IN KARATE

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OH YOSHIMI

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THEY DON'T BELIEVE ME

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HOLD ON, HOLD ON.

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I JUST THINK THAT THE FLAMING
LIPS SHOULDN'T BE LIMITED

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TO ONE STYLE OF MUSIC.

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(MUSIC PLAYS)

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(SINGS) I LOOK, LOOK, LOOK INTO
THE MICROPHONE

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I LOOK, LOOK,
LOOK INTO A TELESCOPE.

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ROCK AND ROLL, ROCK AND ROLL

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ROCK AND ROLL, ROCK AND ROLL

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ROCK AND ROLL, ROCK AND ROLL

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ROCK AND ROLL BLUES, YEAH

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TURN ON THE TELEVISION

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BABY SAY, WHY

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WHAT DID I SAY?

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SHE BE...

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IN A LONDON TOWN

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SHE BE...

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IN CAMDEN TOWN

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WE'RE THE FLAMING LIPS.
HEARD OF US MUCH?

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YEAH, I THOUGHT SO.

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HERE WE GO.

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AT THIS POINT I WOULD LIKE TO
GET EVERY ONE IN THE ARENA

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TO SIT DOWN FOR A MOMENT.
STOP STANDING UP.

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SIT DOWN.

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THANK YOU. WE'RE THE FLAMING LIPS.

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WILL THE FIRST TWO ROWS,
STAND UP AND WAVE TO THE BAND.

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THANK YOU.

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ACKNOWLEDGE THE REST OF THE BAND.

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I'M PROUD TO BE YOUR SINGER.

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NOW SIT BACK DOWN.

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EVERYONE UP AT THE TOP ROW.

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STAND UP.

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THAT WAS BEAUTIFUL.

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SOUNDS GOOD. SOUNDS LIKE THE
FLAMING LIPS.

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YEAH, YEAH.

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WHEN DOES THE TOUR START?
HOW DOES THAT WORK?

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TOUR, UH, WE'RE GONNA--

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I DON'T LIKE THIS GUY.

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(STAMMERS) I, I GET IT. I'M
A PROFESSIONAL, YOU KNOW.

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-YEAH, TOTALLY.
-NICE TO MEET EVERYONE.

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SO NICE TO MEET YOU.

75

HEY, CAN I KEEP THE GUITAR?
I'M JUST KIDDING AROUND.

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