Black Water Lilies

Album: All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend (2016)
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  • Aurora told The 405 that this was inspired by a dream she had of "a magical land, filled with wonder." She sings of floating on a river and ends up in a place surrounded by a thousand black water lilies. "It was originally seven black water lilies," Aurora admitted, "but a thousand sounded better."
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