Florence + the Machine

Article image
‘A fundamental blow’: anger over threat to BBC Introducing music discovery platform
Fans and bands fear regional network that helped launch careers of Ed Sheeran and Little Simz will be cut back as BBC confirms changes to schedules

Dave Simpson

18, Jan, 2023 @12:58 PM

Article image
Brit awards: all-male best artist category reveals wider music industry sickness
Out of the 71 acts eligible for the gender-neutral award, only 13 were female or non-binary. The dearth exposes the British industry’s inability to develop anyone but young men

Laura Snapes

16, Jan, 2023 @3:14 PM

Article image
UK’s top 10 singles of 2022 were all by British artists
A clean sweep led by Harry Styles was an ‘astonishing’ high note for the music industry – but the domination of older songs reflected the impact of streaming

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

Article image
‘They said I’m a badass and Hollywood needs me’: how Florence’s Machine took Tinseltown
As the other half of Florence + the Machine, Isabella Summers has worked with the likes of Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson. Now the film world can’t get enough of the musical sensation

Kate Finnigan

30, Nov, 2022 @4:31 PM

Article image
Florence Welch cancels UK tour after breaking foot on stage
Florence + the Machine singer took a tumble during a performance at the O2 Arena in London

Harry Taylor

19, Nov, 2022 @5:37 PM

Article image
Florence + the Machine review – a rock’n’roll fever dream
Accor Arena, Paris
Florence Welch darts and whirls around a stage that Miss Havisham would be proud of as her lockdown album Dance Fever powers a celebration of being back on tour

Kitty Empire

19, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

Article image
Florence + the Machine review – athletic feats and eerie rock’n’roll
Florence Welch commands communal release of energy that holds together set heavy with ideas

Huw Baines

19, Nov, 2022 @11:05 AM

Article image
Why do female musicians have to fake it on TikTok? | Rebecca Taylor
Everyone from FKA twigs to Florence is under pressure to provide viral social media content, but it’s at the expense of building a sustainable fanbase and honing one’s craft

Rebecca Lucy Taylor, Self Esteem

30, May, 2022 @3:39 PM

Article image
Florence and the Machine: Dance Fever review – a fly on the wall in her therapist’s office
The singer spares no details on her confessional, pared-back fifth album with nods to Madonna and the Stones

Kitty Empire

15, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

Article image
Florence Welch: ‘Who am I kidding? I’m a showboat!’
As a new Florence + the Machine album is released, Florence Welch talks about the irresistible ‘monster of performance’, the conflict between career and motherhood, and sounding like ‘Nick Cave at the club’

Kate Mossman

15, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

Article image
Florence + the Machine’s 20 best songs – ranked!
As Florence Welch prepares new album Dance Fever and heads out on tour, we appraise the best of her torrid, maximalist songwriting

Michael Cragg

07, Apr, 2022 @11:25 AM

Article image
Florence Welch to adapt The Great Gatsby for Broadway musical
Florence + the Machine singer will collaborate with musician Thomas Bartlett and Pulitzer-winning playwright Martyna Majok on stage production

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Apr, 2021 @3:48 PM

1 / 19 pages