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Florence Welch thanks fan for fake bloody severed hand flung onstage

Someone was kind enough to give Florence Welch a hand … literally. The lead singer of Florence + the Machine was given a fake bloody hand by a fan last week during one the band’s two concerts at Madison Square Garden, according to People. Welch was in the middle of chatting with the crowd when the hand was flung onstage by an unknown audience member. “It’s a beautiful bloody severed hand,” the 36-year-old crooner said. “How did you know?” Welch joked that she would “eat it later” before returning to the microphone. The “Cosmic Love” singer posted a clip of the...
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Florence Welch on “trying to embody” Nick Cave and Iggy Pop on new album

Florence Welch has revealed that Nick Cave and Iggy Pop influenced the vocals on her new album ‘Dance Fever’. Watch a clip from the interview below. During a conversation with Zane Lowe for Apple Music 1, the Florence + The Machine frontwoman discussed embodying her favourite male vocalists like Leonard Cohen, Iggy Pop and Cave for album opener, ‘King‘.
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Florence + the Machine: Dance Fever review – Florence Welch exorcises her demons

Although Dance Fever was made through successive lockdowns, it isn’t another pandemic disco record, exactly. Choreomania – a track that comes early in Florence Welch’s fifth album – is named for a medieval epidemic of involuntary movement, a “dance fever” understood then as a form of possession, and now as more of a mass stress response. So while Welch channels Into the Groove-era-Madonna on Free – “when I’m dancing, I’m free” – the emphasis on these very grownup, self-aware songs is on exorcising, rather than exercising.
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Florence Welch and Jimmy Buffett Sing ‘Margaritaville’ on ‘Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon’

Click here to read the full article. Florence Welch and the Machine appeared on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” on Wednesday night to promote the band’s new album “Dance Fever.” But before the singer performed her danceable new single “My Love, Welch joined Jimmy Buffet for a surprise duet of his 1977 classic, “Margaritaville.” Fallon, of course, couldn’t help but jump in. Audience Suggestion Box: @jimmybuffett and @florencemachine sing “Margaritaville”. #FallonTonight pic.twitter.com/cL89tmHzqJ — The Tonight Show (@FallonTonight) May 12, 2022 Clearly enjoying the made-for-TV moment, the unlikely trio smiled throughout the performing, trailing off towards the end of cocktail anthem. Welch then sat down...
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Watch Florence Welch cover ‘Margaritaville’ with Jimmy Buffet on ‘Fallon’

Florence Welch covered ‘Margaritaville’ alongside Jimmy Buffet on a recent episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – check out the video below. Welch appeared on the US chat show twice this week in support of Florence + The Machine‘s fifth album ‘Dance Fever’, which came out today (May 13). The band performed their single ‘My Love’ on Wednesday’s edition (May 11), with a live version of ‘King’ airing on Fallon last night (May 12).
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Florence Welch nearly shelved Dance Fever and contemplated quitting performing

Florence Welch has admitted the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic made her contemplate shelving Florence and the Machine's latest album. The 'Dog Days Are Over' hitmaker has admitted the global health crisis made it challenging to finish 'Dance Fever', specifically the travel restrictions between the US and UK, and it wasn't until she and producer Jack Antonoff penned the tracks 'King' and then 'Choreomania' that Florence knew they had something too special to give up on.
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