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Florence + the Machine (a stylisation of Florence and The Machine), is a London, UK, art pop band led by singer-songwriter Florence Welch and formed in 2007. The band consists of: Florence Welch (vocals), Robert Ackroyd (guitar), Isabella Summers (aka Isa machine - keyboards), Tom Monger (harp), Mark Saunders (bass, percussion), Christopher Lloyd Hayden (drums, backing vocals), Rusty Bradshaw (keyboard, backing vocals) and Sam White (backing vocals). Read more about Florence + the Machine on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.




bird song
florence the machine
Well I didn't tell anyone but a bird flew by
Saw what I'd done, he set up a nest outside
and he sang about what I'd become

He sang so loud, sang so clear
I was afraid all the neighbours would hear
so I invited him in just to reason with him
I promised I wouldn't do it again

But he sang
louder and louder inside the house
And no, I couldn't get him out
so I trapped him under a cardboard box
stood on it to make it stop
I picked up the bird and above the din
I said that's the last time you'll ever sing
Held him down, broke his neck
taught him a lesson he wouldn't forget

But in my dreams began to hear
the old familiar
tweet tweet tweet

I opened my mouth to scream and shout
and I waved my arms and flapped about
but I couldn't scream and I couldn't shout
couldn't scream and I couldn't shout

I opened my mouth to scream and shout
and I waved my arms and flapped about
but I couldn't scream and I couldn't shout
the song was coming from my mouth

from my mouth (repeat 15 times)

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