Breath of Life (4:09)

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The track “Breath of Life” by Florence + the Machine was recorded exclusively for the movie “Snow White and The Huntsman” (May 2012) starring Charlize Theron and Kristen Stewart. The track, released in April 2012, is a lavish production featuring a 110 piece orchestra, tribal drums and a choir of over 60 backing vocalists. It was co-written by Florence Welch and Isabella Summers from the perspective of the wicked Queen Ravena (Charlize Theron) in the movie. Florence Welch told MTV News “The Queen is just this incredible character; so hungry for life but so dead inside. She’s sort of eternal, but inside there’s nothing. She’s kind of like charcoal or something… this thirst for youth and for life, but for what kind of life? This darkness, but she’s so beautiful, so it’s this kind of juxtaposition between beauty and, ultimately, death.”

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  • ronybozoglian

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [39]

    23 Feb 7:44pm Reply
  • simonmoran

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [38] This makes me laugh because I'm doing it right now. [6]

    5 Dec 2014 Reply
  • TheTweedy

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [37] This makes me laugh because I'm doing it right now. [5]

    25 Oct 2014 Reply
  • PdrHenridantas

    No nomination for an Oscar? This song is way better than Skyfall. [7] ainda nao me conformo -.-

    29 May 2014 Reply
  • leonardozap

    MAGICAL

    17 May 2014 Reply
  • SawatDeeDrama

    I just can't get enough of this song! ♥

    9 May 2014 Reply
  • thewalk3r

    so perfect

    6 May 2014 Reply
  • EnfantTerribl

    Обожаю!

    27 Apr 2014 Reply
  • veruschkan

    Reminds me a bit of the Eurythmics! I love it!

    6 Mar 2014 Reply
  • bloodywiill

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [37] This makes me laugh because I'm doing it right now. [4]

    6 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Egrooj

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [36] This makes me laugh because I'm doing it right now. [3]

    8 Dec 2013 Reply
  • thuurkc

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [35] This makes me laugh because I'm doing it right now. [2]

    17 Nov 2013 Reply
  • WishingAngel

    No nomination for an Oscar? This song is way better than Skyfall. [6] Great Singer and this song..damn good!!!

    29 Sep 2013 Reply
  • goldhoney

    No nomination for an Oscar? This song is way better than Skyfall. [5]

    23 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Uzara

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [34] This makes me laugh because I'm doing it right now.

    17 Aug 2013 Reply
  • cosieks

    !! < 3

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
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  • Juninho_Adkins

    Maravilhosa

    5 Jul 2013 Reply
  • GabrielPSalas

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [33] No nomination for an Oscar? This song is way better than Skyfall. [3]

    6 May 2013 Reply
  • Morbid_Mori

    This has to be listened to on full volume with headphones in the dark! [32] It's a crime this didn't get an Oscar nod. [5]

    26 Apr 2013 Reply
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