Florence And The Machine debut new song 'Breath Of Life' – listen

The track will feature on the 'Snow White And The Huntsman' soundtrack

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Florence And The Machine

Florence And The Machine have recorded a new track 'Breath Of Life' for the soundtrack to the forthcoming Hollywood blockbuster Snow White And The Huntsman and you can hear it now by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

The track, which features a large orchestra, was recorded in Los Angeles and, according to singer Florence Welch is inspired by the film's character of the evil Queen Ravenna, played by Charlize Theron.

Speaking about the track, Welch said: "The Queen is just this incredible character; so hungry for life but so dead inside. She's sort of eternal, but inside there's nothing. She's kind of like charcoal or something. She has this thirst for youth and for life, but for what kind of life? This darkness, but she's so beautiful, so it's this kind of juxtaposition between beauty and, ultimately, death."

The soundtrack is due for release on May 29 in the US, with the rest of the tracklisting still to be confirmed.

Snow White And The Huntsman stars Twilight actress Kristen Stewart and Thor's Chris Hemsworth as well as Theron and is due to be released into UK cinemas on June 1. You can watch the trailer for Snow White And The Huntsman by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Florence And The Machine released a new live album on April 9, which was recorded at the band's MTV Unplugged performance late last year.

Florence And The Machine - Breath Of Life review.



Florence And The Machine are playing at this year's T In The Park, which is taking place July 6-8 in Balado Park, Kinross. To check the availability of T In The Park 2012 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

Read More On This Artist

Snow White and the Huntsman - Trailer Snow White and the Huntsman - Trailer

Video: Snow White and the Huntsman - Trailer

Florence And The Machine Merchandise
More News
Q-Tip makes guest appearance at Jack White's sold-out Madison Square Garden show – watch
Noel Gallagher says songs about his own life would be 'more boring than James Blunt'
Alice Cooper offers to chop off Motley Crue's heads to close their final tour
Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger snapped in the studio with One Direction
The Pop Group share video for new single 'Mad Truth' – watch
Sleaford Mods slam Kasabian's 'rock 'n' roll is dead' comments at London...
TI wants Iggy Azalea to forget about social media beefs and focus on her music
Palma Violets bring chaos as they preview new material at tiny Scunthorpe gig
Rihanna shares behind the scenes clip of Kanye West and Paul McCartney collaboration video
Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland on recent Instagram comments: "It's a joke with truth...
Gorillaz creator Jamie Hewllet: 'Yes Gorillaz Returns'
'The Wire' star Dominic West raps to promote new film 'Guillemot'
Bobby Shmurda pleads not guilty to conspiracy to commit murder
FKA Twigs performs new song 'Figure 8' during Melbourne live show – watch
The Black Keys perform 'Weight of Love' and 'Howlin' For You' on...
Death Cab For Cutie perform 'Black Sun' on 'Letterman' – watch
Passion Pit confirm details of new album 'Kindred'
Big Sean, Kanye West and Drake team up on 'Blessings' – listen
Noel Gallagher: 'I don't agree with U2 on free music, I'd happily put an extra...
Limp Bizkit guitarist criticises his own fans ahead ShipRocked cruise performance
Missy Elliott to join Katy Perry on stage during Super Bowl half-time show
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler describes bar room brawl as 'unfortunate altercation'

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM