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Flaming Lips Alley Sparks Controversy

October 26, 2007

BRICKTOWN, Okla – Bricktown is now home to Flaming Lips Alley.On Thursday, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, along with the Oklahoma rock band, unveiled the new street signs.The renaming did cause some controversies. One such controversy was after whom Oklahoma City streets can be named.

And some said they are upset that the band got just an alley.But to lead singer Wayne Coyne, it’s still an honor.”I’d say come to Oklahoma City and walk down Flaming Lips Alley, even though it has Dumpsters and some trucks unloading beer in the back,” Coyne said.

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