Florence + The Machine

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Florence + The Machine

Let's talk about magic. Because music, at its best, is a kind of magic that lifts you up and takes you somewhere else. "I want my music to sound like throwing yourself out of a tree, or off a tall building, or as if you're being sucked down into the ocean and you can't breathe," says Florence Welch. "It's something overwhelming and all-encompassing that fills you up, and you're either going to explode with it, or you're just going to disappear."

Florence writes her best songs when she's drunk or has a hangover, because that's when the freedom, the feral music comes, creating itself wildly from the fragments gathered in her notebooks and in her head. "You're lucid," she explains, "bu...

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WATCH: Florence Welch Drunkenly Crashes Another Band's Gig To Sing Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'

23 July 2013 0 comments

Florence Welch of Florence And The Machine drunkenly crashed UK band Sourberry’s gig this week in...

WATCH: Florence Welch Performs Incredible Cover Version Of Icona Pop's 'I Love It'

22 June 2013 0 comments

Florence And The Machine frontwoman Florence Welch has performed a beautiful lyrical cover version...

The Rolling Stones Hoping Adele, Lady Gaga And Florence Welch Will Join Them Onstage For Hyde Park Gigs

04 June 2013 0 comments

The Rolling Stones are keen to make their upcoming Hyde Park gigs unforgettable by enlisting the...

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