The Sippy Cups debut CD, Electric Storyland!, includes songs like Drinking From the Sky and Magic Toast that sound like something the Flaming Lips would concoct between bong hits. The Cups cover Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd and the Velvet Underground in concert. And their stage shows include giant furry animals and humongous puppets. We dont want to dip below the line that we think is cool, says Levy. It helps that all six members of the San Francisco band are parents. Their children -- who often help out with songwriting -- range in age from 3 to 12. Its about engaging with the kids, she says. Were bridging the gap.
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