The blood necessary to life; vital blood.
the blood considered as the seat of vitality
Fig.: That which gives strength and energy.
an essential or life-giving force; "water is the lifeblood of India"
a life-giving and life-maintaining force
Lifeblood is the seventh studio album by Manic Street Preachers. It was recorded in New York and Wales by Tony Visconti, Tom Elmhirst and frequent collaborator Greg Haver.