Song of the Day: Florence and the Machine – King

King is the new single by Florence and the Machine. “As an artist, I never actually thought about my gender that much,” Florence Welch explains. “I just got on with it. I was as good as the men, and I just went out there and matched them every time. But now, thinking about being a woman in my 30s and the future, I suddenly feel this tearing of my identity and my desires. That to be a performer, but also to want a family might not be as simple for me as it is for my male counterparts. I had modeled myself almost exclusively on male performers, and for the first time, I felt a wall come down between me and my idols as I have to make decisions they did not.” Enjoy the tune!