Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips. (Chris Pizzello, Invision/AP)

Flaming Lips’ “Flaming Side of the Moon” video: April Fools’ or genius?

No band likes random non-religious holidays more than the Flaming Lips. They’ll give you an album in a heart on Valentine’s Day, an album in a skull on Halloween and they’ll go through ridiculous lengths to trick you on April Fools’ Day.

This year the multi-layered joke started a few days early when the Flaming Lips announced the “Dark Side of the Moon” companion album, “Flaming Side of the Moon.” Today, on April Fools’ Day, the band shared a video that revealed the album was produced by “Funny or Die.” While the album was real and you can stream it online, it was a small piece of the band’s elaborate April Fools’ Day joke.

Read the rest of the story and see more of the Lips’ Funny or Die videos on Reverb.