28 Oct 2011

F+TM On C4

Florence across the BBC

Listen : Wednesday, 22:00 on BBC Radio 1
SynopsisAnother chance to hear what happened when Grimmy spent the night with Florence and the Machine!

Listen : Monday, 19:00 on BBC Radio 1
SynopsisZane's hottest record is from Santigold and Florence and the Machine supply the album of the week.

Listen : Wednesday, 19:00 on BBC Radio Berkshire
SynopsisShe's the hottest property in British music today and she is officially jealous of Roger Day! Find out why as Florence Welch from Florence + The Machine chats about her new album Ceremonials and how she used to pretend she was a witch/waitress as a child.

The Late Late Show

Ryan Tubridy is joined by musician Christy Moore, Florence and the Machine, journalist Paul Williams, singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan and comedian Neil Delamere. Plus, live updates from the presidential election count

Watch F+TM from 9:30pm on RTÉ One tonight.

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Florence Talks To Steve Lamacq

Next on:
Today, 16:00 on BBC 6 Music
Lammo is joined by Florence Welch AKA Florence and the Machine ahead of the release of her 2nd album Ceremonials.

Missed it? Catch up here.

26 Oct 2011

Later Live... with Jools Holland

Later ... Live With Jools Holland

Tuesday 1 November
10.00-10.30pm BBC TWO
Tonight Jools Holland has Florence & The Machine in the studio performing songs from brand-new album Ceremonials, the follow-up to the multi-million selling Lungs. Also on the show are the Louisville, Kentucky-based My Morning Jacket who play tracks from their sixth album Circuital.

Born Goumar Almoctar in Niger, Tuareg musician Bombino has had an eventful life. He and his family fled to Algeria after the first Tamasheq rebellion in 1990, and after a spell in California, he was forced into exile in Burkina Faso during the second rebellion. He will be performing a tune or two from his Agadez album.

Further guests will be confirmed closer to transmission.

The Later... website features exclusive content from each week's show at bbc.co.uk/later. Friday's hour-long show is from 11.50pm-12.50am and is repeated on Saturday.


X Factor

Florence and the Machine are due to perform their next single No Light, No Light on X Factor, the show will be on the 6th November 2011 from 8pm on ITV1.

'My heart was going crazy'

Backstage after Florence and the Machine's sold-out gig to launch their new album, Ceremonials, at London's Hackney Empire, Florence Welch talks about her hopes for the record plus what Nick Clegg has to do to win her affections …

You can read a full interview with Florence in this Sunday's Observer

25 Oct 2011

Hackney Empire

Set list

Only if for a night
What the water gave me
Cosmic love
Breaking down (interlude)
Lover to lover 
Leave my body
Dog days are over
Shake it out
Rabbit Heart (raise it up)
Never let me go (w/ Kid Harpoon)
No light, no light

24 Oct 2011

Shake It Out Limited Vinyl

The Vinyl Factory and Island Records are proud to present a luxurious limited edition of Florence + the Machine's acclaimed new single.

This is the first of a series of limited Florence vinyl releases with The Vinyl Factory; each cover will showcase the creative collaboration between Florence Welch and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerield, who personally chose Florence as his muse for next season's collection and for whom she performed at Paris Fashion Week this September.

Each cover has been screen printed, silver foiled and hand numbered on pristine white card and features a unique series of photographic portraits personally taken by the fashion legend, which will remain exclusive to these releases.

Each sleeve houses a heavyweight 180-gram white vinyl contained in a silver inner bag. The record itself is the only physical release of 'Shake It Out', and includes the much sought after remix by The Weeknd, which you can listen to here.

Product Details:

* Unique cover photography by Karl Lagerfield
* Screen printed and silver foiled on pristine white card
* Heavyweight 180-gram white vinyl, containing The Weeknd remix and original version of 'Shake It Out'
* Bespoke silver inner sleeves
* One colour silver ink on white labels


A. Shake It Out (4.38)
B. Shake It Out - The Weeknd remix (5.17)

Available to pre-order now, exclusively from The Vinyl Factory; released 31 October.

Click here to buy

19 Oct 2011

Florence & The Machine Share No Light, No Light Single Details + Heartlines, No Light, No Light + Spectrum (Web Rips)

Yesterday, Florence & The Machine announced on Twitter that she was in the process of shooting the video for her next single No Light, No Light.
Today, web rips of No Light, No Light, Heartlines, Spectrum have surfaced. We first got to hear these songs during her live performance at the Creators Project in Brooklyn last weekend.Check out the review and videos here.
Do yourselves a favor and get your hands on Ceremonials when it is released on October 31st. I’m pretty certain it’s gonna end up in my top ten albums of the years based on the songs we have heard, I can’t wait to hear more!


Spectrumt by natalietrew


Heartlines by natalietrew

15 Bedroom Hymns by natalietrew

Ceremonials Shirts

HMV are selling Ceremonial shirts for £7.99 click on your size below to buy!
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16 Oct 2011

Creators Project Festival

Last night F+TM performed Creators Project Festival in New York, they performed tracks from the upcoming album 'Ceremonials' as well as other hits from 'Lungs'. Here are some clips (all credit to @carinacontreras unless stated otherwise) of the debuted to the general public last night from the new album:


Never Let Me Go


If Only For A Night (Clip by 18vbarbosa)

No Light, No Light (Clip by 18vbarbosa)

13 Oct 2011

Channel 4 and F+TM

To accompany a range of on-air programme commissions, and online editorial content around the release of Florence + the Machine's eagerly awaited second album - Channel4.com will host a microsite streaming the artist's new album online, a full four days ahead of its UK wide release; following a deal negotiated by MediaCom, between Channel 4 and Universal Music.

The album streaming is planned in support of a range of Channel 4 content - including an exclusive recording of a special intimate gig at the Hackney Empire, which will be recorded later this month, and will air in early November on Channel 4. Florence + The Machine: The Ceremonial from Hackney Empire was commissioned by Head of T4 and Music, Neil McCallum. T4 will air an extended Florence + The Machine interview with Nick Grimshaw, and Channel4.com will host two Florence +The Machine videos, What The Water Gave Me and Shake It Out, alongside a specially commissioned, bespoke commentary from the artist herself, talking through each track, in her own words.

In the first partnership of its kind between a music label, and a terrestrial broadcaster, the second album from the multi-award winning artist will be exclusively available and streamed live in full on Channel4.com for four days prior to its UK wide release on October 31st.

The microsite will be live from October 25th, with a host a range of Florence + the Machine content. The exclusive album streaming will go live from October 27th and fans who register for, and log in to Channel4.com will be able hear tracks first, and free of charge until October 30th..

2 Oct 2011

Preview Ceremonials

Click here to listen to previews on Amazon or listen below!

Live previews from the Luv Luv Luv Lauch: