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Video: Wayne Coyne Talks "Christmas on Mars"

November 19, 2008 2:19 PM ET

The Flaming Lips have spent years landing spaceships at zoos and crafting epic psychedelic suites, but their most audacious project yet is Christmas on Mars, the Wayne Coyne-directed film that just hit DVD. Click above for Coyne's thoughts on the film, including how the music plays into the film and the difference between making movies and starting a band.

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