Between Two Lungs (4:09)

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This song about a kiss was one of the first songs that she’d ever written and became the prototype for her dark, quirky and intense sound. It came about when Welch was experimenting in a friend’s home studio. Instead of playing the drums, she pounded the studio walls with her hands. The fledgling songwriter picked out a melody on the piano even though it wasn’t an instrument she knew how to play, and recorded the backing vocals first, before writing the top line. Welch recalled to The Sun February 2, 2009 “When I hear it, I’m hearing myself learning how to make a song, piece by piece.


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  • Thaina_Rocks

    música épica deveriam dar um prêmio pra florence e summers por isso UM PREMIO BEM GRANDÃO

    25 Jul 7:05am Reply
  • Lislie_


    18 Feb 8:53pm Reply
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    16 Feb 6:23pm Reply
  • Yunie58

    I have this breath and I hold it tight, and I keep it in my chest with all my might. I pray to God this breath will last as it pushes past my lips as I gasp.

    13 Jan 2:54am Reply
  • Effimero_

    "This song made me cry my eyes out. Even though it's a cheerful tune, I still fucking cried." +1

    21 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Joana37

    this song alone is better than Ceremonials imo [3]

    16 Oct 2013 Reply
  • strokeado

    This song made me cry my eyes out. Even though it's a cheerful tune, I still fucking cried. Love it so much.

    11 Oct 2013 Reply
  • UncleDavenage

    this song alone is better than Ceremonials imo [2]

    19 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Raymond_Fong


    4 Jun 2013 Reply
  • jean787

    Love Song

    10 Apr 2013 Reply
  • clowezra

    this song alone is better than Ceremonials imo

    5 Apr 2013 Reply
  • justmatornot


    28 Dec 2012 Reply

    Love this, especially when it kicks in at 1:15

    29 Nov 2012 Reply
  • queenasami


    26 Oct 2012 Reply
  • mnmari

    "between two lungs it was released... the breath that passed from you to me!" <3

    6 Sep 2012 Reply
  • ColorfulPage

    this is so amazing!

    27 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Robdala

    Muito legal!!!

    26 Jul 2012 Reply
  • OnewL0ve

    "i have this breath and i keep it in my chest with all my might..and i pray to god that it will last"

    26 Jun 2012 Reply
  • porcelina1409

    may fave fave of Flo and the Machines

    10 Jun 2012 Reply
  • rashomon13

    the beat is the same as that of my heart :)

    9 Apr 2012 Reply
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