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Lungs (Deluxe Version)

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Precocious Brit Florence Welch fired a bullet into the head of the U.K. music scene in 2008 with the single "Kiss with a Fist," a punk-infused, perfectly juvenile summer anthem that had critics wiping the names Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse, and Kate Nash from their vocabularies and replacing them with Florence + the Machine. While the comparisons were apt at the time, "Kiss with a Fist" turned out to be a red herring in the wake of the release of Lungs, one of the most musically mature and emotionally mesmerizing albums of 2009. With an arsenal of weaponry that included the daring musicality of Kate Bush, the fearless delivery of Sinéad O'Connor, and the dark, unhinged vulnerability of Fiona Apple, the London native crafted a debut that not only lived up to the machine-gun spray of buzz that heralded her arrival, but easily surpassed it. Like Kate Bush, Welch has little interest (for the most part) in traditional pop structures, and her songs are at their best when they see something sparkle in the woods and veer off of the main trail in pursuit. "Kiss with a Fist," as good as it is, pales in comparison to standout cuts like "Dog Days Are Over," "Hurricane Drunk," "Drumming Song," "Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)," and "Cosmic Love," all of which are anchored to the earth by Welch's knockout voice, a truly impressive and intuitive trio of producers, and a backing band that sounds as intimate with the material as its creator. [Lungs was also released in a Deluxe Edition that included Lungs: The B-Sides, a bonus disc featuring studio tracks like “Swimming,” “Falling,” and “Heavy in Your Arms,” the latter of which appeared on the soundtrack for Twilight Saga: Eclipse, as well as live cuts (“You've Got the Dirtee Love"), demos (“Ghosts”), and remixes (the "Yeasayer Remix" of “Dog Days Are Over").]
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1
Dog Days Are Over
00:04:12

Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - James Ford, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar, Piano, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Jimmy Robertson, Mixer, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Producer, Piano, Additional Producer, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Rob Ackroyd, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

2
Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)
00:03:52

Mark Rankin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Paul Epworth, Producer, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Programmer, Synthesizer, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

3
I'm Not Calling You A Liar
00:03:04

Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - James Ford, Producer, Drums, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Jimmy Robertson, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Producer, Percussion, Piano, Additional Producer, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

4
Howl
00:03:33

Mark Rankin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Drums, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Percussion, Programmer, Vocals, Synthesizer, Sampler, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

5
Kiss With A Fist
00:02:03

Richard Flack, Producer, Mixer, Co-Producer, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Stephen Mackey, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar, Co-Producer, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Tim McCall, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Matt Alchin, ComposerLyricist - Robert Ackroyd, Guitar, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2008 Moshi Moshi Records

6
Girl With One Eye
00:03:38

Richard Flack, Producer, Co-Producer, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Leo Abrahams, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Matt Allchin, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Stephen Mackey, Producer, Bass Guitar, Co-Producer, AssociatedPerformer - Martin Slattery, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Tim McCall, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

7
Drumming Song
00:03:43

Crispin Hunt, ComposerLyricist - Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - James Ford, Producer, Drums, Bass Guitar, Organ, Piano, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Jimmy Robertson, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Victoria Akintola, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer - Ben Mortimer, Editor, StudioPersonnel - LaDonna Harley Peters, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

8
Between Two Lungs
00:04:08

Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - James Ford, Producer, Drums, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Jimmy Robertson, Producer, Additional Producer, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Producer, Percussion, Piano, Additional Producer, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Percussion, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Victoria Akintola, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer - LaDonna Harley Peters, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

9
Cosmic Love
00:04:16

Mark Rankin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Paul Epworth, Producer, Drums, Guitar, Organ, Piano, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

10
My Boy Builds Coffins
00:02:56

Richard Flack, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Ben Jackson, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Steve Mackey, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Charlie Hugall, Producer, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Rob Ackroyd, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer - Duncan 'Pixie' Mills, Engineer, Hammond Organ, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Mete Burch Bator, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Charlie Henry, Cello, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

11
Hurricane Drunk
00:03:13

Mark Rankin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Paul Epworth, Producer, Bass Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Additional Producer, AssociatedPerformer - Eg White, Producer, Electric Guitar, Organ, Synthesizer, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

12
Blinding
00:04:39

Mark Rankin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Paul Epworth, Producer, Drums, Organ, Percussion, Programmer, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

13
You've Got The Love
00:02:48

Cenzo Townshend, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Neil Comber, Assistant Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Anthony Stephens, ComposerLyricist - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - John Truelove, ComposerLyricist - Charlie Hugall, Producer, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Arnecia Michelle Harris, ComposerLyricist - Al Riley, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rob Ackroyd, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

14
Bird Song Intro
00:01:20

Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Charlie Hugall, Producer, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Rob Ackroyd, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer - Richard Skopnik, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

15
Bird Song
00:02:55

Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Florence Welch, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Charlie Hugall, Producer, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Dev Hynes, ComposerLyricist - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer - Robert Ackroyd, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Richard Skopnik, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

16
Dog Days Are Over (Demo)
00:03:33

Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Drums, Bass Guitar, Piano, Recording Engineer, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Piano, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Christopher Lloyd Hayden, Drums, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

17
Falling
00:03:35

Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - James Ford, Drums, Piano, Recording Engineer, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Jimmy Robertson, Producer, Additional Producer - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Producer, Drums, Percussion, Piano, Additional Producer, Celesta, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Drums, Percussion, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

18
Hardest Of Hearts
00:03:25

Mark Anthony, ComposerLyricist - Ian Burdge, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Sally Herbert, String Arranger, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - James Ford, Drums, Bass Guitar, Organ, Piano, Recording Engineer, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, AssociatedPerformer - Florence Welch, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Victoria Akintola, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer - LaDonna Harley Peters, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

19
Ghosts (Demo)
00:02:58

Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Drums, Percussion, Piano, Recording Engineer, Strings, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Drums, Percussion, Piano, Vocals, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Tom Moth, Harp, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

20
Girl With One Eye (Bayou Percussion Version)
00:03:55

James Ford, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Bass Guitar, Organ, Piano, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Jimmy Robertson, Mixer, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Florence + The Machine, MainArtist - Isabella Summers, Piano, Celesta, AssociatedPerformer - Matt Allchin, ComposerLyricist - Florence Welch, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Victoria Akintola, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Golden Silvers, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - LaDonna Harley Peters, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2009 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.

Album Description

Precocious Brit Florence Welch fired a bullet into the head of the U.K. music scene in 2008 with the single "Kiss with a Fist," a punk-infused, perfectly juvenile summer anthem that had critics wiping the names Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse, and Kate Nash from their vocabularies and replacing them with Florence + the Machine. While the comparisons were apt at the time, "Kiss with a Fist" turned out to be a red herring in the wake of the release of Lungs, one of the most musically mature and emotionally mesmerizing albums of 2009. With an arsenal of weaponry that included the daring musicality of Kate Bush, the fearless delivery of Sinéad O'Connor, and the dark, unhinged vulnerability of Fiona Apple, the London native crafted a debut that not only lived up to the machine-gun spray of buzz that heralded her arrival, but easily surpassed it. Like Kate Bush, Welch has little interest (for the most part) in traditional pop structures, and her songs are at their best when they see something sparkle in the woods and veer off of the main trail in pursuit. "Kiss with a Fist," as good as it is, pales in comparison to standout cuts like "Dog Days Are Over," "Hurricane Drunk," "Drumming Song," "Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)," and "Cosmic Love," all of which are anchored to the earth by Welch's knockout voice, a truly impressive and intuitive trio of producers, and a backing band that sounds as intimate with the material as its creator. [Lungs was also released in a Deluxe Edition that included Lungs: The B-Sides, a bonus disc featuring studio tracks like “Swimming,” “Falling,” and “Heavy in Your Arms,” the latter of which appeared on the soundtrack for Twilight Saga: Eclipse, as well as live cuts (“You've Got the Dirtee Love"), demos (“Ghosts”), and remixes (the "Yeasayer Remix" of “Dog Days Are Over").]
© James Christopher Monger /TiVo

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