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Florence And The Machine Record Game Of Thrones Track Jenny Of Oldstones

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 Written by Laura Johnson

Florence and the Machine have recorded a version of Jenny of Oldstones.

Their take is a collaboration with producer Thomas Bartlett, while the original was written by Ramin Djawadi, George R.R. Martin, Dan Weiss, and David Benioff for Game Of Thrones, with the latter two also being creators of the television show. They said:

“We’ve always been huge fans of Florence’s music, and the Season 2 trailer with her song ‘Seven Devils’ was possibly the most powerful we’ve ever had. So the opportunity to hear her otherworldly voice on our show was always at the forefront of our minds. We’re still pleasantly shocked that she agreed to sing ‘Jenny of Oldstones,’ and we’re in love with the result.”

Florence Welch added:

“When I first heard the song it sounded like a Celtic lullaby to me. Celtic music has always been in my blood, so I felt like I could do something with it. The magic and ritual in ‘Game of Thrones,’ not to mention the costumes, have always appealed to me. I am honoured to be a part of the final season.”

The pared back track, which allows Welch's captivating vocals to take centre stage, premiered during the closing credits of the current season’s second episode. 

Florence and the Machine will continue to support their 2018 LP, 'High As Hope', with a North American tour during May and June.

They will also play some massive summer shows, including two performances as part of Edinburgh Summer Sessions, as well as headline sets at Electric Picnic, Hyde Park in London for British Summer Time and Boardmasters.

Florence and the Machine Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat July 13 2019 - LONDON Hyde Park
Wed August 07 2019 - EDINBURGH Princes Street Gardens
Thu August 08 2019 - EDINBURGH Princes Street Gardens
Sat August 10 2019 - NEWQUAY Fistral Beach and Watergate Bay
Sun May 12 2019 - SANTA BARBARA California - Santa Barbara Bowl (USA)
Mon May 13 2019 - SANTA BARBARA California - Santa Barbara Bowl (USA)
Wed May 15 2019 - CONCORD California - Concord Pavilion (USA)
Fri May 17 2019 - LAS VEGAS Nevada - T-Mobile Arena (USA)
Mon May 20 2019 - MORRISON Colorado - Red Rocks Amphitheatre (USA)
Tue May 21 2019 - MORRISON Colorado - Red Rocks Amphitheatre (USA)
Thu May 23 2019 - CHICAGO Illinois - Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island (USA)
Fri May 24 2019 - CLARKSTON Michigan - DTE Energy Music Theatre (USA)
Sun May 26 2019 - TORONTO Ontario - Budweiser Stage - Toronto (Canada)
Tue May 28 2019 - MONTREAL Quebec - Centre Bell (Canada)
Thu May 30 2019 - MANSFIELD Massachusetts - Xfinity Center - MA (USA)
Mon June 03 2019 - COLUMBIA Maryland - Merriweather Post Pavilion (USA)
Wed June 05 2019 - RALEIGH North Carolina - Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek (USA)
Thu June 06 2019 - ALPHARETTA Georgia - Ameris Bank Amphitheatre (USA)
Sat June 08 2019 - ORLANDO Florida - Amway Center (USA)
Sun June 09 2019 - MIAMI Florida - AmericanAirlines Arena (USA)

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