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Florence and the Machine announce 10th anniversary edition of Lungs, share two previously unreleased demos: Stream

Classic debut album is celebrated with loads of bonus material

Florence and the Machine, photo by Julia Drummond
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    This year marks the 10th anniversary of Florence and the Machine’s seminal debut album, Lungs. To celebrate, the band is releasing a special edition of the record packed with bonus rarities and demos, curated by Florence Welch herself.

    The anniversary edition of Lungs features the original album alongside demos of both “Ghosts” and their cover of Beirut’s “Postcards from Italy”. Also included are previously unreleased demos of “My Best Dress” and “Donkey Kosh”, which the band is sharing below.

    (Read: The 10 Hottest European Summer Music Festivals)

    Additionally, the collection boasts an acoustic version of “My Boy Builds Coffins”, as well as a live rendition of “Oh! Darling”, recorded at the famed Abbey Road studios.

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    Along with digital formats, the 10th anniversary re-release of Lungs will be available as a deluxe box set containing postcards and unseen images from that era. The reissue is officially out August 16th and pre-orders are ongoing.

    Consequence of Sound named Lungs one of the best albums of 2009.

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    Florence and the Machine’s last album, High As Hope, dropped in 2018. However, earlier this year, they shared two songs in “Haunted House” and “Moderation”. The UK outfit also contributed to the final season of Game of Thrones. Catch them on tour this summer by grabbing tickets here.

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    Lungs (10th Anniversary Edition) Tracklist:
    01. Dog Days Are Over
    02. Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)
    03. I’m Not Calling You A Liar
    04. Howl
    05. Kiss With A Fist
    06. Girl With One Eye
    07. Drumming Song
    08. Between Two Lungs
    09. Cosmic Love
    10. My Boy Builds Coffins
    11. Hurricane Drunk
    12. Blinding
    13. You’ve Got The Love
    14. Bird Song
    15. My Boy Builds Coffins (Acoustic)
    16. My Best Dress (Demo)
    17. Donkey Kosh (Demo)
    18. Hospital Beds
    19. Falling
    20. Ghosts (Demo)
    21. Postcards from Italy (Demo)
    22. Swimming
    23. Are You Hurting The One You Love?
    24. Oh! Darling (Live at Abbey Road)

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