Following the announcement of a major move to a new dockland location and the unveiling of Belle & Sebastian as its first headliner, Sound City is proud to reveal legendary experimental rock band The Flaming Lips.
Performing in the city for the first time in 15 years, The Flaming Lips appearance at Sound City on Saturday 23 May could almost be likened to a homecoming show given the huge influence Liverpool’s musical heritage ‘ most notably The Beatles ‘ has on the band.
Said lead singer Wayne Coyne: ‘We are lucky to have a “place” associated with our identity. We hail from Oklahoma City and even though I’ve lived there my whole life, and the band has always been from there, we are probably more influenced by the city of Liverpool because of the Beatles and our curiosity about their life’
Sound City will be announcing more acts and a final headliner in the coming weeks.
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