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'Heavy In Your Arms' & 'Between Two Lungs'

Fri 24 Sep, 2010

On November 15th Florence & The Machine will release the single 'Heavy In Your Arms'.

The track is a highlight of both this year's festival season the third installment of the 'Twilight: Eclipse' film.

Here's what Florence has to say:

“Heavy In Your Arms I suppose is about the weight of love, and how sometimes it can be a burden between two people. I felt this was a strong theme in the Twilight series, is someone being rescued or are they being condemned? And is the love you carry bringing you down.

"I recorded it with Paul (Epworth) one evening, using a lot of strange reversed vocal samples and big hip hop piano. It's basically inspired by 90's hip hop, and gospel choirs, like most of my songs.”

Click here to watch the video.

'Heavy In Your Arms' will also feature on 'Between Two Lungs', a special two-disc edition of Flo's award-winning 'Lungs' debut.

Also released on November 15, 'Between Two Lungs' will feature new sleeve art, sleeve notes by Florence and a ten track second disc packed with exclusive live versions and remixes, including Flo's massive Brit Awards collaboration with Dizzee Rascal 'You Got The Dirtee Love'.

That Disc 2 tracklisting in full:

1.Heavy In Your Arms
2.You’ve Got The Dirtee Love
3.Hurricane Drunk (The Horrors Remix)
4.Strangeness & Charm (Live from Hammersmith Apollo)
5.Swimming (Live From Hammersmith Apollo)
6.Dog Days Are Over (Yeasayer Remix)

Florence & The Machine perform acoustically. Live from The Roundhouse:

7.Drumming Song
8.Girl With One Eye
9.Hurricane Drunk
10.Dog Days Are Over
11.My Boy Builds Coffins
12.Hospital Beds

And good news from the US this week, where 'Lungs' is number 14 in the Billboard Chart... Look out America...

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