That's right. Not New York City with their lame lighted ball and 1million-strong crowd, or Sydney, Australia with their
I was going to link to that last proclamation, but I can't find a story backing me up, so you're going to just have to trust me on this one. Anyway, why would Rolling Stone stream it live if it wasn't true?
Huge hamster ball over the crowd, a phenomenon that's so cool it's referenced by geeks? 2011 balloons? The best cover in the world? How can you not love that?
And yes, those stupid green blocks were everywhere, telling us to go to wimgo.com. Which, for the life of me, I'm still unclear on what its purpose is other than dolling out goofy green swag at Flaming Lips concerts for two consecutive years.
BTW, those "pillows" get tossed through the crowd like beach balls. Except they're not. They're potentially lethal. ->
One of my favorite Lips songs: