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Florence and the Machine

Florence and the Machine


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London, England, UK

Claim to fame :

Single "Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)" (2009)

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Video: Florence and the Machine Covers Foo Fighters While Filling in for Them at Glastonbury

June 27, 2015 05:50:37 GMT

covered a song during their set at Glastonbury on Friday night, June 26. Florence Welch and Co. treated the crowd to a version of "Times Like These" as they filled in for the band, which was forced to cancel their headlining appearance at the festival after frontman fell off stage and injured his leg during a concert earlier this month.

Florence and the Machine's 'How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful' Debuts Atop Billboard 200

June 11, 2015 02:02:12 GMT

's "" has made its way out to No. 1 on Billboard 200. Marking the group's first effort to top the chart, the album released on June 2 arrives with 137,000 equivalent units, Nielsen Music reports.

Video: Florence and the Machine Performs on 'Saturday Night Live'

May 10, 2015 19:03:33 GMT

was a musical guest on the May 9 episode of "". Florence Welch and her band delivered "Ship to Wreck" and "What Kind of Man" from their new album "". It's their third time performing on the variety show.

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine Broke Her Foot During Coachella Gig

April 15, 2015 02:55:24 GMT

Florence Welch broke her foot during 's performance at Coachella over the weekend. The singer made the revelation in a Facebook post sent out on Tuesday, April 14 as she announced that some of her future live performances with her band needed to be "stripped back" due to the injury.

Paul McCartney, Metallica, Sam Smith, Florence and the Machine Booked for 2015 Lollapalooza

March 25, 2015 16:24:24 GMT

Lollapalooza announces lineup for this year's festivity as summer is coming closer. Former member , heavy metal band , British rising star , and indie rock band are lined up to make merry the music event.

Florence and the Machine Releases 'Great Gatsby' Single 'Over the Love'

April 18, 2013 03:39:36 GMT

may be bundled up together with superstars as well as and of the in Jay-Z's "" soundtrack album but the indie rock band's single "Over the Love" gets to be released ahead of the pack. The haunting new track was made available for streaming following the release of the album sampler the day before.

Florence and the Machine Break Off an Audience Fight at Their Scotland Concert

December 12, 2012 07:48:58 GMT

's Florence Welch is not only a great singer but also an effective peacemaker and caring rock star. The voice behind the English indie rock band had to stop in the middle of her "Shake It Out" number to break off an audience rumble during their Aberdeen concert in Scotland Sunday night, December 9. The fight, which broke out just in front of Welch, distracted her and prompted the singer to drop her mic and give a scolding of a lifetime with the thousands of fans watching.

Florence and the Machine Debut Official Video for 'Lover to Lover'

November 20, 2012 08:11:05 GMT

English indie rock band premiered their new clip for the track "Lover to Lover" on Monday, November 19 on the site Nowness.com. The new single is taken from the band's second studio album titled "", which was released in October 2011.

Video: Florence and the Machine Perform on 'GMA' After Vocal Injury

July 19, 2012 07:50:58 GMT

Florence Welch along with the rest of performed live on ABC's "" on Wednesday, July 18. The performance happened after the frontwoman recovered from a recent vocal injury that forced them to cancel two performances in Europe.

Florence and the Machine Cancel Two Concert Dates

July 12, 2012 05:01:09 GMT

Due to a vocal injury sustained by 's lead vocalist, Florence Welch, the band have been forced to cancel two concert dates. They were scheduled to perform at the Benicassim Festival in Spain on Thursday, July 12 and the Optimus Alive Fest in Portugal on Saturday, July 14.

Florence and the Machine Go Vintage in 'Breaking Down' Music Video

July 03, 2012 07:44:45 GMT

A music video for 's "Breaking Down" has been unleashed for fans' viewing pleasure. It features shaky footage which were seemingly shot in the old Super 8 film format as the clip follows Florence Welch and her band mates enjoying the warm weather by lounging on the poolside, swimming and playing tennis in a 1960s set.

Florence and the Machine Get Theatrical in 'Spectrum' Video

May 31, 2012 07:24:05 GMT

are offering a feast-for-the-eyes music video to their fans. In support of their latest single "Spectrum", the Florence Welch-fronted band teamed up with surrealist photographer David LaChapelle and John Byrne and came forth with their most dramatic and eye-catching visual.

Video Premiere: Florence and the Machine's 'Breath of Life' From 'Snow White'

May 15, 2012 06:00:35 GMT

On the day "" was premiered in London, debuted a music video for "Breath of Life", a song recorded for the movie. A number of scenes, featuring as Snow White, as the Huntsman and as Queen Ravenna, are flashed in between footage of Florence Welch's studio session.

Audio Stream: 'Glee' Covers Kelly Clarkson and Florence and the Machine

April 28, 2012 05:27:58 GMT

"" songs from its upcoming "Choke" episode have hit the web early. covers 's "Cry", , and sing 's "Shake It Out", while rocks 's "School's Out".

Florence and the Machine's Unplugged Performances Hit the Web

April 09, 2012 04:26:39 GMT

Footage featuring 's performances for MTV's "Unplugged" hit the web soon after the gig went on air Sunday, April 8. Florence Welch and her band delivered at least 10 songs during the intimate set which was taped at the historic Angel Orensanz Center in New York's Lower East Side.

Florence and the Machine Inspired by Evil Queen for 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Song

March 30, 2012 01:16:21 GMT

One of the soundtracks for upcoming movie "" has just been revealed. Recorded by Grammy-winning group , the song is titled "Breath of Life" and promises to feature some epic and intense melodies with "big, clattering drums, huge bass sounds."

Video Premiere: Florence and the Machine's 'Never Let Me Go'

March 07, 2012 08:53:48 GMT

have made public a music video to support their single "Never Let Me Go". The clip sees its frontwoman Florence Welch in a black hoodie as she enjoys a good time with a boy she met in a dark place. The joy ends as soon as it starts, leading her to be covered in black gooey substance.

Video Premiere: Florence and the Machine's 'Lover to Lover'

January 26, 2012 06:05:27 GMT

Fresh off the announcement of their upcoming tour, release a performance music video for their latest single "Lover to Lover". Giving a taste of what to expect when they hit the road later this spring, the U.K. band take the center stage and deliver a sublime performance of the single.

Nicki Minaj, Florence and the Machine Added to 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

December 07, 2011 02:20:11 GMT

"'s New Year's Rockin' Eve with " continues its tradition as a star-studded affair by tapping more A-listers to its lineup. Among the newly-announced acts are 2011 Billboard's Rising Star , British's sought after act , and electro/dance duo .

Video: Florence and the Machine Cover Drake's 'Take Care' Ft. Rihanna

November 26, 2011 02:58:09 GMT

have played their own spin on "Take Care", one of 's new songs from his newly-released album of the same name. Florence Welch and her entourage delivered the -assisted track when performing at BBC Radio 1 as part of Live Lounge Special recently.

Florence and the Machine Debut 'No Light, No Light' Music Video

November 19, 2011 04:09:27 GMT

release a dark music video for their latest single "No Light, No Light". In this clip, Florence Welch is seen standing atop a skyscraper and enduring the pain inflicted by a creepy guy with voodoo doll before she falls off the building. In another scene, she's seen running down the street with a devil hot on her tail.

Video Premiere: Florence and the Machine's 'Shake It Out'

October 04, 2011 07:43:51 GMT

host a masquerade party in a music video for their single "Shake It Out". Florence Welch is seen descending the stairs to join the sleek and sophisticated-looking guests before taking her first dance with one of the gentlemen.

Florence and the Machine's 'What the Water Gave Me' Video

August 24, 2011 03:44:23 GMT

introduce their new second album in a song called "What the Water Gave Me". Soon after its release, the band premiere a music video to support the lead single. The clip includes footage of their recording session at Abbey Road Studios in London.

2010 Q Awards Winners List: Florence and the Machine, Mark Ronson and More

October 26, 2010 03:04:32 GMT

Many big stars came to the Grosvenor House in London on Monday, October 25 to celebrate this year's Q Awards. Those who came home with awards included , , and .

Robert Pattinson and Emma Watson Voted Most Stylish Brits

October 01, 2010 08:57:05 GMT

"" hunk and "Harry Potter" beauty have been voted the Most Stylish Brits in Glamour's magazine new poll. Both Robert and Emma are known for their love for casual outfits, but when they attend awards shows and red-carpet events they transform into the stylish ones.

Artist of the Week: Trey Songz

September 13, 2010 03:39:21 GMT

There's something "unusual" about . At 25-year-old, Songz has made a name in the Hip-Hop industry and is on the way to release his fourth album "" which again boasts a collaboration with in the track "The Usual".

2010 MTV VMAs: Justin Bieber Grabs Best New Artist

September 13, 2010 03:12:22 GMT

MTV Video Music Awards is still on and who got only one nomination this year is not walking home empty-handed as he won the nod. Beating , , and , he was voted Best New Artist. Humbled by his first VMA prize, the Canadian singer said, "Wow, thank you so much everybody. This means a lot to me; it means a lot to my family."

2010 MTV VMAs: Eminem Scores Moonman for Best Male Video

September 13, 2010 02:24:48 GMT

Following 's early triple victories, who earlier that night kicked off MTV Video Music Awards with "Love the Way You Lie" with grabbed Best Male Video. Announced by and , he won over , , and , but didn't make acceptance speech as he already left the building to perform with at Yankee Stadium in the Big Apple.

Florence Welch's Next Album More 'Intense' Than the First One

September 09, 2010 03:42:26 GMT

Florence Welch has warned fans they are in for a rocky ride while listening to her upcoming second album - the material she has come up with so far is "intense". The frontwoman became one of 2009's biggest success stories with the release of her debut album "", which won her critical praise and a string of awards.

Official: Chelsea Handler Will Host MTV Video Music Awards

August 19, 2010 06:54:51 GMT

Just hours after MTV announced , , and are added to the already star-studded line-up of Video Music Awards, took it to her own TV show "Chelsea Lately" to reveal that she has been handed a hosting duty for the upcoming show.