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Florence and The Machine cancel European shows after lead singer loses voice
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The band's music received praise across the media, especially from the BBC , which played a large part in their rise to prominence by promoting Florence and the Machine as part of BBC Introducing. The band's music is renowned for its dramatic and eccentric production and also Welch's powerful vocal performances. The band's debut studio album, Lungs , was released on 6 July , and held the number-two position for its first five weeks on the UK Albums Chart. The group's second studio album, Ceremonials , released in October , entered the charts at number one in the UK and number six in the US. Also in , the band was the headlining act at Glastonbury Festival , making Florence Welch the first British female headliner this century.
Welch was the oldest of three children in an upper-middle-class family in south London.
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Florence Welch discusses Florence and the Machine's new album, 'High as Hope,' as well as sobriety, embracing loneliness and Patti Smith. This morning, strangely, she went to a museum exhibit that was all about cabins. I lived in South London, so there were no prairies. In conversation, Welch is much more lighthearted than she is in song. The lyrics of her latest Florence and the Machine album — the ornate and intimate pop opus, High as Hope — read like diary entries.
Florence Leontine Mary Welch  born 28 August    is an English musician, singer, songwriter, producer and poet. She is the vocalist and songwriter of the indie rock band Florence and the Machine. Florence and the Machine's debut album, Lungs , was released in ; on 17 January , the album reached the top position in the UK after being on the chart for 28 consecutive weeks. The group's second studio album, Ceremonials , released in October , debuted at number one in the UK and number six in the US. In , Welch released a book titled Useless Magic , a collection of lyrics and poems written by Welch, along with illustrations. Welch's parents divorced when she was 13 years old, and her mother eventually married their next-door neighbour, Professor Peter Openshaw.
Born on August 28, in Camberwell, England, Florence Welch was raised in a family of writers and academics. She took to music at an early age and created her own band, which she named Florence and the Machine. - The front woman is a lot more than a killer vocalist and performer, she also writes the songs that have made the band famous throughout the world. And potentially universe, because, if aliens exist, I am sure they love to boogie to Hunger as much as us.
Florence and the Machine singer cuts foot on ‘GMA’
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