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Florence and the Machine

Florence and the Machine

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On Music: Lady GaGa and Florence Welch

Comment by Jude Rogers, The Guardian, 16 January 2009

Lady GaGa and Florence Welch have been hailed as the new queens of pop. But why pretend they're anything more than cheap imitations? ...

Florence and the Machine: Academy, Birmingham

Live Review by Simon Price, Independent on Sunday, 8 February 2009

Too many toffs on this magic roundabout ...

Florence and the Machine: Lungs (Island) ****

Review by Sheryl Garratt, The Observer, 14 June 2009

FOR A WHILE, former Camberwell Art School student Florence Welch tried to be the singer the record companies wanted her to be: namely, a more ...

What's Haunting Florence and the Machine?

Report and Interview by Pete Paphides, The Times, 19 June 2009

Florence Welch, of Florence and the Machine, was a macabre child. Now she's haunted by other fears — of success, mainly. ...

Florence and the Machine: Academy, Birmingham ****

Live Review by Ian Gittins, The Guardian, 21 September 2009

FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE'S musical ascent has been remarkably precipitous. ...

Florence and The Machine: Mental Machine Music

Interview by Ian Gittins, Wonderland, November 2009

POP SHOULD ALWAYS be poetic, not prosaic. ...

Florence and the Machine: Hackney Empire, London ****

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 26 October 2011

PARENTS WHO worry that their teenage daughters have few pop role models other than the intemperately sexual Rihannas of the world should be pleased that ...

Florence and the Machine: Ceremonials

Review by Kate Allen,, November 2011

BROKEN-HEARTED women have made the three biggest pop albums, of the 21st century: Back To Black, Lungs and 21. And so it falls to Florence ...

Florence + The Machine Ceremonials (Island)

Review by Jude Rogers, The Word, December 2011

Fabulous theatre, preposterous lyrics, tribal rhythms — has Florence made the most overblown female solo album in years? ...

Q&A: Florence Welch

Interview by Graeme Thomson, The Word, January 2012

Pop sorceress, Oscars attendee ...

Mairead Nash

Interview by Kate Allen, IDOL, February 2012

DJ, presenter, model and manager Mairead Nash is an unquestionable and enduring insider of the music industry. As we discuss the many facets of her ...

Florence and the Machine: MTV Unplugged

Review by Ian Gittins, Virgin Media Music, 10 April 2012

WHEN YOU REMOVE the noise and bluster from Florence + The Machine songs, what is actually left? ...

The Q&A: Florence Welch

Interview by Jude Rogers, Q, December 2012

HELLO, Florence. Hello [trills gaily above extreme background noise] I am heeeeeeere! I am all yours. [Pause] Actually, who is this? ...

The privileged are taking over the arts – without the grit, pop culture is doomed

Comment by Stuart Maconie, New Statesman, 4 February 2015

With school music spending down and the benefits system crippled, the voices of pop have lost their bite. ...

Florence and the Machine: "I funned myself out"

Interview by Sophie Heawood, The Guardian, 25 June 2015

Big nights and big feelings left "a trail of absolute destruction" in Florence Welch's wake. As she prepares for the biggest night of her life ...

Florence and The Machine: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful

Review by Tom Doyle, MOJO, July 2015

Burned out, then healed, then defiant, Florence is back stronger on third album. ...

Florence + the Machine: High As Hope

Review by Pip Williams, The Line of Best Fit, 29 June 2018

Florence + the Machine boast sincerity over spectacle on fourth record High As Hope ...

Florence and the Machine: O2 Arena, London

Live Review by Rick Pearson, The Evening Standard, 22 November 2018

Quiet moments resonate loudest as Florence fills arena with love. ...


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