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Antony and the Johnsons

Flétta (4:23)

"When I was making Volta, I rented a studio in Jamaica for a month and invited him for a visit, and to sing with me on ‘Dull Flame Of Desire’. We spent a few days singing together, and during that time he wrote a piano song that I sang over in gibberish Icelandic.
I was improvising over his piano track, coming up with a melody. After I went to bed, Antony stayed up all night, recording vocals and harmonising all my gibberish…

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skafa me skrfu
g kem egar hann
g fletti rlega bakvi lendarnar hvernig
g skafa ldurnar eins og sund fram vi

Antony and the Johnsons - Flétta Lyrics


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  • this is a nice find here.
  • Lovely...
  • Best song I've heard in quite some time. "Every song they recorded is full of passion and understanding." [2]
  • They are a perfect match. Every song they recorded is full of passion and understanding.
  • gasp.
  • I like how these random words created a whole atmosphere of meanings for each person who listen.
  • björk :)
  • Otherworldly voices combine.
  • This is just stunning!
  • love the story behind this track.

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