Flaming Lips Star: 'I'm Not On Drugs'
THE Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne is perplexed by assumptions he spends his life high - because he hasn't touched drugs for over 20 years. The eccentric rocker accepts his music and lyrics can be a little psychedelic, but that's not because he's always under the influence of hallucinogens, despite what people might think. He says, "I never liked drugs. They scared me. I just really love my senses too much... I would enjoy bits of a trip, but it would just be too long for me. "I would still take LSD if it could be for an hour - and then I could go back to work. But that's the trouble with all of these psychedelic drugs: too much of a commitment and not enough payback."