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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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    Se lembra quando um dia eu cheguei a acreditar que o sucessor do Ceremonials vinha em outubro? Fui muito otária.

    28 Sep 7:21pm Reply
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    28 Sep 5:38pm Reply
  • WMonster

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    28 Sep 4:58am Reply
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    26 Sep 11:58pm Reply
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    onde é que tu tá batendo teus tambor, mulé [7] álbum novo só em 2015, não aguento mais

    21 Sep 2:20pm Reply
  • vitordantas

    Só falta eu ouvir o Lungs e o Ceremonials de trás pra frente, cadê esse cd novo muié?

    20 Sep 5:29pm Reply
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    19 Sep 9:08pm Reply
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    19 Sep 10:47am Reply
  • nicolasbj

    125.006.234 scrobblings with just two albums :O :)

    18 Sep 9:45pm Reply
  • jillian67

    Damn great!! I totally love them...

    18 Sep 10:00am Reply
  • harrysalvatore

    Volta logo fofa, não aguento mais.

    17 Sep 2:19pm Reply
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