[Vintage Videos] The Flaming Lips: "She Don’t Use Jelly" (Live on Letterman, 1995)

I think the best part about this video, besides how undeniably great this song is, is the fact that (a very young looking) Wayne is smiling like a doughy-eyed Cheshire cat the entire time. Just four years later these boys would put out a landmark album for the band (and the turning point in their sound and aesthetic), The Soft Bulletin, followed of course by Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots in 2002.

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Nathaniel July 20, 2010 at 3:45 pm

blazed out of his gourd


carolyn July 20, 2010 at 3:54 pm

adorably blazed out of his gourd.
a piece of pumpkin pie.


Anonymous July 20, 2010 at 4:31 pm

omg he looks so YOUNG! and HOT!


Anonymous July 20, 2010 at 4:37 pm

he thinks his lyrics are funny LOL so cute


Small Town Romance July 21, 2010 at 2:37 am

So so funny, how this guy cannot carry a note for twenty years, and still be that amazing.

His smile is a sort of 'hey mom, no more drugs in the hood and playing in the garage – we are an American band now!'

Yair Yona


Warren Hildebrand July 21, 2010 at 4:33 am

Holy shit this is so good. Such a silly and amazing song.


Neil August 19, 2010 at 12:13 pm

I love how even though this song had people saying ‘one-hit wonder’ at the time, they still play it at every show fifteen years later, and have an awesome time doing it.


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