Who Knew the Flaming Lips Were Such Basketball Fans?

With their homedown Okalahoma City Thunder on a great playoff run, the Flaming Lips have rewritten “Race for the Prize” (originally from The Soft Bulletin in 1999) into a fight song for the team.  Many of the lyrics were crowdsourced through Twitter.

 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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