It’s over. It’s really over.

Sort of. His longtime relationship with Michelle Martin-Coyne, 45, is kaput.

Martin-Coyne filed for divorce in September.

Earlier this month, the Oklahoma City-raised Flaming Lips frontman, 52, responded with a counter-petition that stated, in part, “a state of complete and irreconcilable incompatibility has arisen between the parties hereto, and exists at the present time, which has destroyed all of the legitimate aims of matrimony.”

They may agree on the split, but the court might have to decide how long they’ve been common-law married.

She says since 1989. He says since 2004. Either way, each is considered art and rock royalty in these parts, and the pair were often socially inseparable for decades.

It’s the end of an era.

Gazette staff

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