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Florence + the Machine

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London, United Kingdom (2007 – present)

Florence + the Machine (a stylisation of Florence and The Machine), is a London, UK, band led by singer-songwriter Florence Welch and formed in 2007. The band consists of: Florence Welch (vocals), Robert Ackroyd (guitar), Isabella Summers (aka Isa machine - keyboards), Tom Monger (harp), Mark Saunders (bass, percussion), Christopher Lloyd Hayden (drums, backing vocals), Rusty Bradshaw (keyboard, backing vocals) and Sam White (backing vocals).

Lead singer, Florence Welch, was an art-college drop-out, from Camberwell (London), who was discovered singing covers in a nightclub toilet, drunk. ”The Machine” name originated with an in-joke between Welch and Summers. Musically, Florence + the Machine’s sound is sometimes referred to as soul-inspired . Welch grew up listening to The White Stripes and Kate Bush and says she writes metaphorical songs that are “stories with consequences and weird morality issues.”

2008
Florence + the Machine’s music has received praise across the British music media, especially from the BBC, who played a large part in their rise to prominence, by bringing them into the spotlight as part of “BBC Introducing” (a program to support unsigned artists) - firstly at South By South West (SXSW) in Austin, Texas in March 2008 and later that year (Sept 2008) the band recorded a full session for the BBC at their Maida Vale studios.

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  • Feeeeeeellzinho

    "Parabéns Deusa! Graças a ti eu me renovo a cada dia. Sua voz ecoa na minha mente e atinge minha alma como nunca ninguém conseguiu, e talvez nunca ninguém conseguirá igualar seu poder sobre mim assim. Podem chamar de louca, mas essa conexão é inexplicável. 28 anos atrás o mundo se tornou o teu palco. Muitos acreditam em divindades, eu creio em Florence ♥" Eu tô é on the floor.

    9 hours ago Reply
  • FireKilljoy

    I need a new obscure album!

    29 Aug 11:02pm Reply
  • almeidanatan

    Happy Birthday for the Queen. ♥ [2]

    29 Aug 1:43am Reply
  • weltonsuxx

    Happy Birthday Flo, love ya ♥

    28 Aug 11:50pm Reply
  • maidboys

    happy birthday bby <3

    28 Aug 11:26pm Reply
  • americanpsychoo

    Happy birthday, angel. ♥

    28 Aug 10:20pm Reply
  • kllosbbollynno

    Happy Bday to the ginger queen <3

    28 Aug 8:00pm Reply
  • FelipeHashizume

    Happy birthday! ♥

    28 Aug 6:55pm Reply
  • hydra_fm

    happy birthday, Florence

    28 Aug 5:10pm Reply
  • aleendo

    Happy birthday, my goddess. ♥

    28 Aug 2:14pm Reply
  • LoneReaper

    Happy B-Day!

    28 Aug 1:12pm Reply
  • cobaindelrey

    Happy Birthday Florence Welch! ♥

    28 Aug 12:10pm Reply
  • Paenia

    happy birthday flo!

    28 Aug 10:31am Reply
  • Thaina_Rocks

    Parabéns Deusa! Graças a ti eu me renovo a cada dia. Sua voz ecoa na minha mente e atinge minha alma como nunca ninguém conseguiu, e talvez nunca ninguém conseguirá igualar seu poder sobre mim assim. Podem chamar de louca, mas essa conexão é inexplicável. 28 anos atrás o mundo se tornou o teu palco. Muitos acreditam em divindades, eu creio em Florence ♥

    28 Aug 3:49am Reply
  • cloudying

    Happy Birthday for the Queen. ♥

    28 Aug 3:36am Reply
  • cloudying

    Chega logo esse 6 de outubro, pelo amor de Jesus.

    28 Aug 1:35am Reply
  • upgrade18

    Happy Birthday my everything! <3

    27 Aug 11:58pm Reply
  • CaathCurtis

    A voz da Florence Welch sempre é para mim um abraço aconchegante. ♥

    27 Aug 4:03pm Reply
  • lukeeh3

    PAROU DE TOCAR OS TAMBOR POR QUE MINHA SENHORA [7]

    27 Aug 6:53am Reply
  • almeidanatan

    PAROU DE TOCAR OS TAMBOR POR QUE MINHA SENHORA [6]

    24 Aug 7:35pm Reply
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