Florence + The Machine - Throwing Bricks Lyrics




I built a man made out of bricks
And lived inside his chest
I beat my head against the wall
To make a heartbeat in his breast
I smashed my fists against his ribs
To suck the air inside
And swing by swing and blow by blow
I brought that man to life

I built a man and cut his skin
And lived inside his heart
I pumped it with my fingertips
And loved it from the start
And with every beat I gave it
A heartbeat of my own
And filed his veins with the blood I had
'Till his blood, 'till his blood
'Till his blood was my own

I would build you up
But we're not made of the same stuff
And even though I knocked you down
You're so much stronger than me

Well I would build you right up
But we're not made of the same stuff
And even though I knocked you down
You're so much stronger than me





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Florence + The Machine Throwing Bricks Comments
  1. Lacy Gorman

    LaterZzzzzz TATERzzzzzz n Spotzzzz

  2. Tom Eastwood

    Still a bop in 2019

  3. Adi Kurnia

    [LYRICS]:
    I built a man made out of bricks, and lived inside his chest
    I beat my head against the wall to make a heart beat in his breast
    I smashed my fist against his ribs to suck the air inside
    And swing by swing, and blow by blow, I brought that man to life

    I built a man and cut his skin, and lived inside his heart
    I pumped it with my fingertips, and loved it from the start
    And with every beat I gave him a heartbeat of my own
    And I filled his veins with the blood I had

    Till his blood,
    Till his blood,
    Till his blood,
    Was my own

    Oh, I'd build you up, but we're not made of the same stuff,
    And even though I knocked you down, you're so much stronger than me
    Well, I would build you up, but we're not made of the same stuff,
    And even though I knocked you down, you're so much stronger than me

    [I love that song, that song makes me so happy! It sounds really good, I think...]

  4. Fernando Mikell

    Beautiful

  5. 143Stargirlgood

    Raped the replay button over and over again. Sorry not sorry.

  6. Alf_ie Greenham1

    where can i buy this

  7. Lola Lea

    +Qpenguin98 except bird song is on the album xx

  8. Dionne Eckstein

    THE END WHERE SHE SPEAKS AHHH !!! <3 <3 <3 SHE'S JUST TOO PERFECT <3

  9. Willowthecollie

    Sounds like Jeane by the smiths just a bit

    mezzki1

    A little bit, but F+TM sounds more upbeat and joyfull.

  10. Lucas Chagas

    bring more 8!! now its 16.

  11. bactheusllo

    I don't think Florence would approve of this violent act, unless it's in "Kiss With A Fist" spirit. lol

  12. Eter

    The end <3 !!

  13. gordonotron21

    /6P1Di1E2EXI

  14. Abi Harding

    heheheh

  15. Sarah Dunn

    Awesome song and she is soooo adorable at the end!!! -.-

  16. Mariah Ligas

    Her laugh and comment at the end are enough to make anyone adore her. Plus, this music kicks ass.

  17. Asimina Gonzalez

    I feel that this song is about a woman who created this perfect image in her head, this ideal man that she took solace in. But, she put so much of herself into it, that she could no longer be comforted by the image, something made only of imagination. So she gave up on it. And it wasn't sad, nor was it happy, it was just an end.

  18. lazyjumper

    one of my favorits!

  19. Ashweener01

    14 people got hit by Florence's bricks.

    Tiago Cardoso

    @ArandomNutter 25 now

  20. Rosetta Love

    Simply inspiring :) thats Florence for ya.

  21. siwalia

    Loving it! :D

  22. Shanntellvcupcakes

    A song sent from the heavens. By the way how did she sing that last note so long but at the same time beautiful

  23. Mark Leahy

    @kittykatzluvpopmusic It's called Lungs. And, no. Unfortunately, it's not...

  24. Qpenguin98

    @findleyrocks its like bird song. not an album song, just a song fof the people. it will never go on an album, its a song made pureley (however u spell that) for the enjoyment of singing

  25. Megan Chen

    what is this an official single for a new album?? i dont think so cuz ceremonials just came out... but what is thiss?!

  26. 4TheCacti

    I like this one better than the studio version :)

    Molly Gregson

    4TheCacti there’s a studio version? Where?

  27. skeletor1993

    ceremonys throwing bricks is way better

  28. Raili U

    Why isn't this song on her album???

  29. MissElizabethAkemi

    It's an amazing song AND it makes Florence feel happy... what more can you ask for!?!? :)

  30. Cult Inu

    i love this song. it makes me so happy.

  31. erin marie

    Love this song!

  32. Kyoto18Uzumaki

    I absolutely love her, so revolutionary! Go Florence!!!!

  33. BarnGein

    gunna smash bricks at drunk coven

  34. ArsGratiaArtis87

    "I love this song! It always makes me so happy!" :)

  35. Tori Daniel

    We will throw bricks at the 8 people who don't like this

  36. Mark Leahy

    @ChuckNorrisFilms1 Alternative...according to iTunes...

  37. Chamian Cruz

    i love this girl!! i saw her in concert,and no matter what she's good ;]♥ and of course she's a rock band!!

  38. Gemma D

    I love how she can pull off different varieties of songs (:

  39. Dedpaul

    What genre of music is Florence? :O

  40. Sam Sands

    @TheKickasskatie she does only have one this is just an unreleased song :)

  41. Katherine Land

    which album is this on? i thought she only had one?

  42. Wein M

    i luv it.

  43. Berbs Derbs

    Usually if I like someone I only like atleast 5 songs or less. But Every next Florence song I always love! Every song is food for my ears.

  44. Jessica

    you know when you love a song when you dance to it and when some one sees you, you just keep dancing to it <3

  45. Ysomuchluv

    I have to say that I like the Mtv uk version better, it's a bit faster and just Florence a drum and a guitar. Anyone else seen/heard it here on youtube and agree?

  46. Georgina Evans

    lots of love from Death valley!

  47. Mimi Mikho

    LOVE FROM DUBAI!!!!

  48. Smellslikerandomness

    Lots of love from Florida <3

  49. mayobaronwonderwoman

    Lots of Love from Sweden! <33

  50. Amy Clayton

    Love from South Carolina <3 :D

  51. Tammy Barthle

    she is my read headed ANGEL=D

  52. Mark Leahy

    I still haven't heard a bad song by her! Does anyone know if she's EVER coming to Ireland any time soon?

  53. biro bird

    Play Loud:))))))))))))))))

  54. SuperUkuleleGirl

    @ritadml yes,they both have fake cockney accents to hide the fact that they both come from middle class suburban families.

  55. Alexander Dickey

    Florence's commentary at the end makes me smile. :)

  56. Jessica Dudley

    Because of Florence I am proud to say I am from the U.K

  57. SilveredBlue

    @rhymeswitreezon Lol, I didn't mean it to be. :) I meant, which flower looks weird to you? *is curious*

  58. SilveredBlue

    @rhymeswitreezon What do you mean? Which one looks weird to you? *tilts head*

  59. Sydney Scott

    "I love that song, it makes me really happy!"

  60. chrissylovesmighty

    Love her!!!! I am so addicted to her music right now

  61. Johan Marulanda

    @Dyv4bkz Nope. She is just that wonderful.

  62. Calluna V

    @kerussell23 Calm down! She just complimented Florence's voice! Besides, not every singer is tip-top in every song -- considering she's not auto-tuned and all. I LOVE this song too, but some times her voice just doesn't suit a certain song. That person is entitled to their own opinion ... calm yourself!

  63. Kiley Russell

    @OliviaDoDance wow. shut the fuck up ha. i'd like to see you sing this shit. post your version and we'll see which one sounds screamy. this is one of my favorites from her.

  64. Kiley Russell

    @OliviaDoDance wow. shut the fuck up ha. i'd like to see you sing this shit. post your version and we'll see which one sounds screamy.

  65. Dyv4bkz

    @Dyv4bkz nope!

  66. Dyv4bkz

    Is this a cover?

  67. lelaxx12

    the drums kinda didnt go fwell wit the beat of the song!! likee damn!!

  68. Cara Burns

    This song makes me happy too Florence!

  69. juan david Andrade

    imagine that you have a little fan in colombia who LOVES you florecence you rock!!!!!

  70. 3Eva9393

    I'm going to throw bricks at 4 people over here..
    No seriously, Florence is just amazing!

  71. Kekkyashi

    looks like someone threw bricks at two people :)

  72. Yousef Kazim

    which ass***** said they didnt like it?

  73. razrv3lc

    @dinkierthinker100 a lot of her songs have some very creepy lyrics, but I like all of them!

  74. kanamelover01

    what album is this from?

  75. Kanniha

    Every single song is like a total eargasm.. Climax and everything.

  76. animefreakjay

    @cailtinrock r u trying to download it

  77. Julia Klein

    little bit creepy but.. i like it :D

  78. Angeliki Beyko

    Everytime I hear her music, it feeds my soul with everything it needs

  79. VanZ Giavalho

    Love Flo & the machine! Really wish she could come to Africa! Great song :) I love how her lyrics create vivid pictures in my mind

  80. WeAfErBiX

    I love Florence + the machine so much. She is an inspiration x Thank you Florence. From gingers everywhere x

  81. Cabellae

    @thereisabellarose :(

  82. kirsty b

    huuuuge flo fan and newva heard this b4 love new stuff

  83. Ainsiquenon23

    I truly hope they don't become too commercial and ruin everything (like M.I.A)...

  84. Heather Ura

    Florence never gets old. She is amazing, MUST come to Ireland!

  85. brigeeey

    how come this one isn't on lungs?

  86. bedheadbread

    I LOVE Florence!

  87. Camp.Spaceship

    OK SO WHAT is this song on
    because its not on there album
    hHHELP!???

  88. Aom567

    @IAmBronagh i totally agree hahaha i love when she speaks at the end (L)

  89. Bláithín MacGabhann

    Fankies =]

  90. Jacob Coley

    @Squiggles93
    They're starting to produce in january, so it could be out in april to june:/

  91. Squiggles93

    Aparently there's gunna be another one out in January :D

  92. SirMalrose

    I love her little comments at the end, so cute!

  93. Bláithín MacGabhann

    where can I get this damn song?

  94. Gerard Beckings

    what a voice!

  95. UnluckyAmulet

    Does this mean she's writing a new album? I hope so!!

  96. TeddyOnTheLine

    this is her happiest song @ it's just amazing , it expresses so many things like the bricks could be heart pieces, and she'll throw them away because she's tired, she hit's her head against the wall and etc ... LOVE IT :D

  97. Deadstar

    She's so wonderful :)

  98. yvetteclaire

    I LOVE DONKEY KOSH!

  99. Ellie Mclaughlin

    I LOVE THIS SONG!