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Florence and the Machine

Florence and the Machine (styled as Florence + The Machine) are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of lead singer Florence Welch, keyboardist Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other artists. 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. At the 2009 Brit Awards they received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award. 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 2009, and held the number-two position for its first five weeks on the UK Albums Chart. On 17 January 2010, the album reached the top position, after being on the chart for twenty-eight consecutive weeks. As of October 2010, the album had been in the top forty in the United Kingdom for sixty-five consecutive weeks, making it one of the best-selling albums of 2009 and 2010. The group's second studio album, Ceremonials, released in October 2011, entered the charts at number one in the UK and number six in the US. The band's third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, was released on 2 June 2015. It topped the UK charts, and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, their first to do so. The album reached number one in a total of eight countries and the top ten of twenty. Also in 2015, the band was the headlining act at Glastonbury Festival, making Florence Welch the first British female headliner this century.Florence and the Machine's sound has been described as a combination of various genres, including rock and soul. Lungs won the Brit Award for Best British Album in 2010. Florence and the Machine has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards including Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album. Additionally, the band performed at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards and the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Concert.


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64
First Appeared:
In the series Emmerdale 1972-10-16
Latest Project:
Series Catastrophe 2015-06-19

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Catastrophe Unknown 2015-06-19
The Royals Unknown 2015-03-15
The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
The Voice UK Unknown 2012-03-24
Misfits Unknown 2012-07-19
Made in Chelsea Unknown 2011-05-09
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Skins Unknown 2011-01-17
The Secret Circle Unknown 2011-09-15
Being Human Unknown 2011-10-18
Fresh Meat Unknown 2011-09-21
Revenge Unknown 2011-09-21
The Inbetweeners Unknown 2010-01-25
Covert Affairs Unknown 2010-07-13
Nikita Unknown 2010-09-09
Hawaii Five-0 Unknown 2010-09-20
The Unusuals Unknown 2009-04-08
Piers Morgan's Life Stories Unknown 2009-02-22
United States of Tara Unknown 2009-01-18
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
Off the Hook Unknown 2009
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V Unknown 2009-11-03
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Community Unknown 2009-09-17
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Secret Diary of a Call Girl Unknown 2008-06-16
The Sex Education Show Unknown 2008-09-09
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90210 Unknown 2008-09-02
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