Florence + The Machine Covers Classic “Stand By Me” For “Final Fantasy XV”

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LOS ANGELES (Mar. 30, 2016) – Florence Welch of Grammy-nominated Florence + the Machine has created her own rendition of the Ben E. King classic “Stand By Me” with SQUARE ENIX® to soundtrack the new trailer for the highly anticipated video game FINAL FANTASY® XV.

“I’ve always seen FINAL FANTASY as mythical, beautiful and epic,” said Florence from Florence + The Machine. “‘Stand by Me’ is one of the greatest songs probably of all time and you can’t really improve on it, you just have to make it your own. For me it was just about bringing the song into the world of Florence and the Machine and the world of FINAL FANTASY.”

The new FINAL FANTASY XV trailer featuring Florence + the Machine’s rendition of “Stand by Me” can be viewed and shared exclusively via YouTube.


Set in an enthralling world where fantasy meets reality, players will join Crown Prince Noctis and his comrades on an epic journey of brotherhood, love and despair as they unravel Noctis’ destiny and take up arms against the warmongering empire, Niflheim. With a captivating cast of characters, breathtaking visuals, open world exploration and action-packed real time combat, FINAL FANTASY XV is the ultimate FINAL FANTASY experience for fans and newcomers to the series. The game will be available worldwide on September 30, 2016.

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