In 1994 the Flaming Lips were blowing up with “She Don’t Use Jelly,” off of their sixth album Transmissions from the Satellite Heart. To date, the song has been the band’s biggest radio hit. Many credit its rise to popularity to being placed on an episode of Beavis and Butt-head.
The band performed the track on an episode of 90210 in the show’s infamous hangout, The Peach Pit. Check out the performance below, complete with hilarious cast dialogue (“Hey, is that the Flaming Lips?” “Well it’s not Michael Bolton.”). The winning line might just go to character Steve Sanders for: “You know, I’ve never been a big fan of alternative music, but these guys rocked the house.”
For some reason I only recall Color Me Badd performing in The Peach Pit, but clearly the show had more indie cred than I remember.
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