You can now listen to the podcast centered around The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne.
We previously reported that The Flaming Lips were teaming with McSweeny to produce a radio show in the same style as War of the Worlds. Consequence of Sound reports you can now stream the whole podcast online. The story revolves around a tumor growing on Wayne Coyne’s leg which comes alive and speaks to him. The voice acting roles are a plenty including The Lips’ Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd and Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste playing the tumor.
There is also new music by Okkervil River, Eleanor Friedberger and Bill Callahan. The Flaming Lips cover themselves by changing “Do You Realize?” into a song about the talking tumor.
“Wayne Coyne’s Human-Shaped Tumor”:
Cast and Credits:
Richard Parks AS THE REPORTER
Wayne Coyne, Michelle Martin Coyne, and Scott Booker (The Flaming Lips) AS THEMSELVES
Will Sheff (Okkervil River) AS THE MEDIVAC PILOT
Eleanor Friedberger (Fiery Furnaces) AS HERSELF
Matt Frassica and Rachael Myrow AS THE HOSTS OF US RADIO NEWS
Jack Hitt (This American Life) AS HIMSELF
Mallika Menon AS DR. SAMANTHA MENDELL
Brigid Kaelin AS UDA SMALLSON
Gabe Bullard AS HAROLD GREENMAN
Paul F. Tompkins (The Pod F. Tompkast, Thrilling Adventure Hour, Mr. Show) AS KEVIN THE TRAMP
Andrew Leland AS THE HOSPITAL ORDERLY
Bill Callahan (aka Smog) AS THE DOCTOR
Steve Drozd (The Flaming Lips) AS HIMSELF
Nico Muhly (Björk, Philip Glass, Antony and the Johnsons), Fat Bobby and Kid Millions (Oneida) AS THE SOUND SURGEONS
Edward Droste (Grizzly Bear) AS WAYNE COYNE’S HUMAN HEAD-SHAPED TUMOR