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Old 07-28-2010, 08:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Florence and the Machine (sometimes stylised as Florence + the Machine)[2] is the recording name of Rock [1] English artist Florence Welch and a collaboration of other artists who provide backing music for her voice. Florence and the Machine's sound has been described as a combination of various genres, including rock and soul.[3] The band's music has received praise across the music media before they gained mainstream success, especially from the BBC who played a large part in Florence and the Machine's rise to prominence by promoting her as part of BBC Introducing.[4]

The band's debut album, Lungs was released on 6 July 2009, and held the No. 2 position for its first five weeks in the UK Album Chart.[5] On 17 January 2010, the album reached No. 1 on the UK album chart, having remained in the chart for 28 consecutive weeks up until that point.[6] The album has been within the top 40 in the United Kingdom for 52 consecutive weeks, making it one of the best selling albums of 2009 and 2010 so far. At the 2010 BRIT Awards, Lungs won the "Mastercard British Album" award.[7]
I'm hearing this song and I don't think its for me. I was saying the other day, having heard that Neon Tree's song "Animal" that this would be the year Indie went commercial. I don't know if its true but corporate America seems to have figured out something of a formula and I see that formula being applied here as well. Not to mention the lead singer (who I assume is Florence) looks like Tori Amos in this video.

Also, this came out in 2009? Adidasss - you dropped the ball on this one.
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Old 07-28-2010, 09:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Besides the fact you made a mistake on the thread title...I really like Florence and the Machine, Lungs was one of my favorite albums of 2009 and she has a gorgeous voice, and everything is so bombastic.
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Old 07-28-2010, 09:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Besides the fact you made a mistake on the thread title...I really like Florence and the Machine, Lungs was one of my favorite albums of 2009 and she has a gorgeous voice, and everything is so bombastic.
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I really liked Cosmic Love but not much else.

And I think he's referring to the fact that you wrote Machines instead of Machine
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Old 07-28-2010, 09:54 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I really liked Cosmic Love but not much else.

And I think he's referring to the fact that you wrote Machines instead of Machine
I hope to Christ that's not what he meant. Who leads off a thread with such pedantic snark?

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Old 07-28-2010, 10:22 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I like Lungs, it isn't a bad album at all.



Great song.
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Old 07-28-2010, 10:56 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Also, this came out in 2009? Adidasss - you dropped the ball on this one.
I didn't really like the album. But it is surprising that no one's made a thread about them till now...
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Old 07-28-2010, 11:42 AM   #8 (permalink)
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i dont mind her, but her voice was ridiculously crap at glastonbury this year. it could possibly have been because she was crazy excited and jumping about on stage cos she pulled a massive crowd. though i've heard a few people say that she's been underwhelming live, which is a shame cos she could do magical things with that voice.
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Old 07-28-2010, 12:19 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I don't care, to my knowledge Florence only has the one machine. She doesn't have machines. I feel it's a very important detail.
The implication that its pluralized incorrectly only highlights your limited knowledge of machines in general. Unless it could double as Florence and the Can-opener, lever, pulley or some other simple machine, there's almost an inferred complexity to Florence's machine. Therefore, her machine houses many smaller machines within it and I for one think its ****ing rude to say to those other smaller machines that they are worth a damn, you miserable Tory.

I'd demand an apology but the 2020 uprising of the cyborgs will find you with all the justice you might otherwise require.

@ Adidasss - it means a lot to me that we hate the same album. Also, look up dyslexia.

@ CunningStunt - Its impressive you can read the title, but not the second post in the thread. I understand your priorities are snark-over-substance...but the second post? Rough man.
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Old 07-28-2010, 02:31 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I love Florence + the Machine. I heard her music a few years ago on Skins and downloaded the album to see what it was like. It was pretty fantastic, and coincidentally, I'm going to her concert tonight

I didnt realise people on here didnt mind her. From what I hear, you either love her or hate her.
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