Flaming Lips tune loses state rock song status

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin allowed her predecessor’s executive order to lapse, stripping The Flaming Lips’ “Do You Realize??” of its official status.

BY GENE TRIPLETT and GEORGE LANG Published: April 13, 2013
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A composition by local alternative rock stars The Flaming Lips is no longer the official state rock song, and while one legislator claims Republican Gov. Mary Fallin allowed the related executive order to lapse for political reasons, the band itself believes it was an oversight that will be rectified.

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