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Flaming Lips fans can rest assured, the indie-rock stars haven't actually broken up. 

Rumors about their demise originated from the Lips' own Twitter account, which frontman Wayne Coyne later explained had been hijacked. 

The hacker followed the since-deleted farewell tweet with another telling followers he was "just joking."  He continued to post unusual messages before apparently revealing himself by asking everyone to follow a Twitter user with the name @CallumB95. 

No one from the Flaming Lips has offered any further comment, although a rep has confirmed that the band is still together. 

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