Florence + the Machine

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'Socially distanced Venetian gondolas!' – Rufus Wainwright on his dream festival
With festival season cancelled, we’re starting a new series asking stars for their dream lineups. First up is Rufus Wainwright, blending opera and Florence Welch

Interview by Dave Simpson

02, Jul, 2020 @4:00 PM

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David Bowie, Adele and Beyoncé: BBC unveils Glastonbury coverage
Classic sets to be shown in place of 50th anniversary festival scuppered by coronavirus

Laura Snapes

26, May, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Beyoncé's crash diet plan sells an impossible, damaging ideal | Laura Snapes
In promoting an expensive vegan diet plan, the singer has described confronting her weight as ‘every woman’s nightmare’. She is irresponsibly stoking an evil diet culture – but is also a victim of it

Laura Snapes

26, Jul, 2019 @2:34 PM

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Leather and lace: how Stevie Nicks created a new musical language
A career-spanning box set documents the Fleetwood Mac singer’s influence as a solo artist, starting with her 1981 debut Bella Donna and its beguilingly witchy, feminine energy

Annie Zaleski

17, Apr, 2019 @3:43 PM

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Body shock: Suspiria’s Damien Jalet unleashes his headless dancers
The horror-film choreographer’s new show, Vessel, weaves spells with writhing limbs, menacing ritual figures and a cauldron of gloop. He explains its origins

Chris Wiegand

08, Apr, 2019 @1:06 PM

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Brits 2019: who will – and should – win every award
Can Dua Lipa have a second successful Brits year in a row, or will George Ezra dominate the biggest categories? Ahead of tonight’s ceremony, we ponder the likely winners

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

20, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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2019 Brit award nominations topped by Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa – again
Dua Lipa is the most nominated artist for a second year in a row, joined by Essex pop star Anne-Marie on four nominations

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

12, Jan, 2019 @6:06 PM

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'We were sad of getting old': how pop stars are growing up gracefully
From Florence Welch to Matt Healy, Lily Allen to Neneh Cherry, it is becoming acceptable for pop stars to mature and make music about it

Jude Rogers

30, Oct, 2018 @2:00 PM

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