Flowers For Zoe

Album: Mama Said (1991)

Songfacts®:

  • Originally titled "Zoe's Lullaby," Lenny Kravitz wrote this in 1988 as a lullaby for his daughter, Zoe. The song tells a story of a little girl's home of paradise, filled with flowers, angels, rainbows, gardens, oceans, jungle gym playgrounds and other treasures that little children love to have. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Annabelle - Eugene, OR
  • Little Zoë grew up to be a successful actress. Her roles include playing Angel Salvadore in X-Men: First Class (2011), Christina in the Divergent series, and Toast the Knowing in George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).

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