iOS app Android app More

The 24-Hour Flaming Lips Halloween Song To Be Encased In Skulls (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post     Mallika Rao
First Posted: 09/30/11 02:19 PM ET Updated: 11/30/11 05:12 AM ET

That 6-hour Flaming Lips song is so done, you guys. Yesterday Wayne Coyne announced the band will release a 24-hour song this Halloween (why not 48?), five copies of which will be recorded on hard drives and inserted in human, not gummy, skulls . The skulls come from Oklahoma-based company Skulls Unlimited, which bills itself as "the world's leading supplier of osteological specimens." According to Coyne, the Oklahoma institution transforms regular old human heads into hard-drive-ready skulls with the help of flesh-eating beetles. He's already pre-sold all five skulls for $5,000 each, though the song isn't actually completed yet. We're all about the Flaming Lips, but music first, skull sales second, guys. Prioritize!

(OMusicAwards via Prefix)

LISTEN to part of the Flaming Lips' 6-hour song, "I Found A Star On The Ground," (also available in full here:

FOLLOW HUFFPOST CULTURE