Wayne Coyne: “The Flaming Lips spent the day shooting pistols with William Burroughs…”

The Flaming Lips answer your questions in the new issue of Uncut, out tomorrow. Wayne Coyne takes your queries, as well as those from famous fans, on subjects including David Bowie, Oklahoma City and his favourite bugs. Asked how he came to meet William Burroughs, Coyne explained that the band spent time hanging out with the Beat icon in Lawrence, Kansas, not far from Oklahoma. “We ended up spending this extraordinary day with William and his friends, shooting pistols. For me it’s a big deal just to shoot guns at all, but to shoot guns with Burroughs?”

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The Flaming Lips answer your questions in the new issue of Uncut, out tomorrow.

Wayne Coyne takes your queries, as well as those from famous fans, on subjects including David Bowie, Oklahoma City and his favourite bugs.

Asked how he came to meet William Burroughs, Coyne explained that the band spent time hanging out with the Beat icon in Lawrence, Kansas, not far from Oklahoma.

“We ended up spending this extraordinary day with William and his friends, shooting pistols. For me it’s a big deal just to shoot guns at all, but to shoot guns with Burroughs?”

The new issue of Uncut, dated September 2012, is out on Friday, July 27.

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