Breathe

This Pink Floyd cover was recorded in collaboration with Stardeath And White Dwarfs as part of a recreation of the entire Dark Side Of The Moon album. Both "Breathe" and its reprise following "Time" were recorded.


Breathe
Flaming Lips and Stardeath And White Dwarfs Version

Breathe, breathe in the air
Don't be afraid to care
Leave but don't leave me
Look around and choose your own ground

For long you live and high you fly
Smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
All you touch and all you see
Is all your life will ever be

Run, rabbit run
Dig that hole, forget the sun
When at last the work is done
Don't sit down, it's time to dig another one

For long you live and high you fly
But only if you ride the tide
Balanced on the biggest wave
You race towards an early grave

Breathe Reprise
Flaming Lips and Stardeath And White Dwarfs Version

Home, home again
I like to be here when I can
When I come home cold and tired
It's good to warm my bones beside the fire

Far away across the field
The tolling of the iron bell
Calls the faithful to their knees
To hear the softly spoken magic spells

Live

The Lips specifically worked up "Breathe" for Bonnaroo 2003, pairing it with covers of "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" and "Us And Them" in an encore celebrating the famous cross between Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wizard Of Oz. "Breathe" was retained in the setlist for other shows in 2003. In 2009, with its release as part of the Lips' version of The Dark Side Of The Moon, it was included in the full midnight performance of the album at the New Year's Eve show.

 

Live Performances

06/15/2003 Manchester TN USA Great Stage Park Bonnaroo
The Brain has documented 18 Performances
The Brain has documented 4 Live Downloads available
06/02/2012 Houston TX USA Eleanor Tinsley Park Free Press Summer Fest  
05/20/2012 Gulf Shores AL USA The Beach The Hangout  
06/24/2011 Atlantic City NJ USA Bader Field Dave Matthews Band Caravan  
06/15/2011 Hollywood CA USA Hollywood Forever Cemetery Download Available
06/11/2010 Manchester TN USA Great Stage Park Bonnaroo Download Available
12/31/2009 Oklahoma City OK USA Cox Center New Year's Eve  
10/31/2003 Birmingham England Academy  
10/27/2003 Leicester England Leicester De Montfort Hall  
10/26/2003 Cardiff England Cardiff International Arena  
10/24/2003 Bournemouth England Bournemouth International Centre  

 


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