Florence + The Machine – Delilah

Ahead of their new album, How Big How Blue How Beautiful, they released another track…

In less than two weeks, Florence and the Machine will return with their much-anticipated new album, How Big How Blue How Beautiful. Already we’ve heard a handful of its tracks, including “What Kind of Man”, “Ship to Wreck”, and “St. Jude”. Now, the UK outfit has offered another preview in “Delilah”.

Frontwoman Florence Welch may still be nursing a broken foot, but her voice is as mighty as ever. Here, Welch goes high and low with ease — a sultry sorceress one minute, a falsetto-blessed nightingale the next.

How Big How Blue How Beautiful arrives on June 2nd through Republic Records.

What’s on your mind tonite…?




  1. May 19, 2015 at 11:07 pm

    Aloha, LN pups…!


  2. May 19, 2015 at 11:29 pm

    Looking abroad… So while the EU plan for the ‘migrants’ flounders… EU plan for migrant quotas hits rocks after France and Spain object

    They’d much rather sink them at sea… EU to back ‘boat-destroyer’ mission in Mediterranean

    And much more nefariously… European nations unify laws to prevent foreign fighters

  3. karenjj2
    May 19, 2015 at 11:29 pm

    3rd try: aloha, tut!

  4. May 19, 2015 at 11:30 pm

    Kia Ora, Karen…! 😉

  5. karenjj2
    May 19, 2015 at 11:32 pm

    ha! 3rd times the charm, try for 2 of 4:

    congrats on gaining a son last saturday.

    11:32p edt

  6. May 19, 2015 at 11:33 pm
  7. May 19, 2015 at 11:34 pm

    Actually, I’d gained another Daughter, Karen…! 😉

  8. dubinsky
    May 19, 2015 at 11:44 pm
  9. May 19, 2015 at 11:49 pm

    Aloha, dub…! May I ask you to kindly refrain from starting fights in the FDL threads…?

  10. karenjj2
    May 19, 2015 at 11:57 pm

    delighted for you all; background you described sounded beautiful; weather cooperative?

  11. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 12:02 am

    you may ask anything that pleases you to ask, my friend.

    perhaps you can go to the thread or threads that you have in mind and leave a comment there so that I might have a clue as to what on earth you’re talking about.

    I didn’t start any fight or intend to start any and

    I certainly am not gonna have such a discussion or even join any fight on a music thread.

  12. May 20, 2015 at 12:03 am

    In notable I/P MENA news… So while we are skeptical… US Citizens Fed Up With Mainstream Media Lies About Iraq, Iran

    It’s all kabuki… Israel Security Officials Meet Arab Counterparts

    Meanwhile, the House of Saud grows worried… Saudis hiring more executioners as death sentences soar

  13. May 20, 2015 at 12:05 am

    Very cooperative, karen…!

  14. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 12:08 am
  15. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 12:09 am

    Aloha, CT and all. Tired tonight, but did want to at least let you know I’m lurking. 😉

  16. May 20, 2015 at 12:11 am

    Aloha, TW…! I hope all’s well in Dixie…! 😉

  17. karenjj2
    May 20, 2015 at 12:14 am

    re IP/MENA headlines below: we’ve become barbarians: smash countries and the murder the fleeing victims. in contrast, saw on Brandon’s roundup that South American countries have offered refuge.

    12:13a edt 20th

  18. May 20, 2015 at 12:15 am
  19. karenjj2
    May 20, 2015 at 12:19 am

    Kia Ora? i’ve barely mastered “Aloha” and you throw a new greeting (?) at me. *laughing*

    12:18 edt 20

  20. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 12:22 am

    It is HUMID in Dixie and we’ve only hit the low 80°s. A guy I ran across, who was sweating just as much as I, when I remarked on how humid it was and how hot it felt, replied, “It ain’t Mississippi till it’s August.” Oh, he would bring up AUGUST in MISSISSIPPI! It’s coming . . .

  21. May 20, 2015 at 12:22 am

    Sad how the Europeans refuse to stop creating the migrant problem in the first place, and, then not face up to the obvious consequences…! 8-(

  22. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 12:26 am

    Glad I’m not the only one wondering about Kia Ora. CT, translation please?

  23. May 20, 2015 at 12:27 am

    I remember the sweltering Bayous of Louisiana in August, and I’d thought I was in hell, until I found myself in the middle of the Mojave Desert, in August…! 😉

  24. May 20, 2015 at 12:31 am

    *heh* It’s Maori for ‘Hello’…! 😉

  25. May 20, 2015 at 12:35 am
  26. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 12:43 am

    That’s what a friend of mine, who also left NOLA post-Katrina, said about her first summer in Phoenix: “I don’t give a damn about humidity, HOT is HOT!”

  27. May 20, 2015 at 12:45 am

    *heh* With the balmy Big Isle just right, TW…! 😉

  28. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 12:47 am

    And only an airline ticket away …

  29. May 20, 2015 at 12:51 am

    This should prove interesting, tho, Bibi doesn’t give a rat’s arse what the UN does and/or thinks…!

    UN says will engage Israel on ‘realistic options’ for talks

    Meanwhile, I question the providence of this attack in Damascus… UN, US condemn Russian embassy attack in Damascus

  30. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 12:51 am

    First it’s onion domes, now it’s Maori. Are we the unwitting participants in some Turing test?

  31. dick_c
    May 20, 2015 at 12:57 am

    Thanks for this. One tune led to another, now I’ve just finished listening to the Florence + the Machine: Live at the Royal Albert Hall video. I guess I’m a new Florence Welch fan.

  32. May 20, 2015 at 1:03 am

    Aloha, dc…! I’ve been a fan of her’s for awhile…! 😉

  33. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 1:06 am

    The spin in that AFP Damascus story – and the hypocrisy of the US and its UN mouthpiece – is breathtaking. We have hurtled so quickly into the next world-wide war, and yet so inevitably, in retrospect.

  34. May 20, 2015 at 1:06 am
  35. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 1:12 am
  36. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 1:13 am

    are you suggesting that the Ukrainians did it?

    not sure what you mean by “providence of it”


  37. May 20, 2015 at 1:16 am

    Either the GCC’s ‘moderate’ goons or the Israelis instigating more mayhem, dub…!

  38. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 1:18 am

    And I thought it might be the Lithuanians.

  39. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 1:22 am

    interesting speculation.

    just a wild guess or is there anything more than animus informing your thought?

  40. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 1:24 am

    the Latvians are the ones who get things done, the Liths are too diffident.


  41. May 20, 2015 at 1:30 am

    My bad…! But, Cui Bono? The Russians certainly don’t benefit…!

  42. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 1:33 am
  43. dubinsky
    May 20, 2015 at 1:38 am

    who benefitted from the errant US attack on Chinese property in the mess that was the Serb’s wars with their neighbors?

    sometimes a bloody mess is just a bloody mess

  44. May 20, 2015 at 1:47 am
  45. May 20, 2015 at 2:14 am
  46. TalkingWarrior
    May 20, 2015 at 2:16 am

    My eyes are closing on me, CT. Followed a few of your news links, enjoyed the stories, have thoughts, but too tired to tap them out. Thanks for the links, though.

    G’night all.

  47. May 20, 2015 at 2:19 am

    Pleasant dreams, TW…!

  48. May 20, 2015 at 3:04 am
  49. May 20, 2015 at 3:28 am

    I suppose I shall call it a nite…! Mahalo for the company…!

    Aloha Oe…! *g*