History Music / FlorenceAndTheMachine

17th Jul '16 5:37:31 PM igordebraga
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* CoverVersion: On the ''Lungs'' album, "Girl with One Eye", "You've Got the Love", "Addicted to Love" and "Hospital Beds" are all cover songs. She's also done a few covers live, including "Halo" by Beyonce, "Take Care" by Drake and "Oh! Darling" by The Beatles.

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* CoverVersion: On the ''Lungs'' album, "Girl with One Eye", "You've Got the Love", "Addicted to Love" and "Hospital Beds" are all cover songs. She's also done a few covers live, including "Halo" by Beyonce, Music/{{Beyonce}}, "Take Care" by Drake Music/{{Drake}}, "Times Like These" by Music/FooFighters and "Oh! Darling" by The Beatles.Music/TheBeatles.



* LeaveNoWitnesses: "Bird Song.

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* LeaveNoWitnesses: "Bird Song.Song".



** In "Ceremonials", "Breaking Down" has an upbeat rhythm, yet its lyrics implies insanity on the subject's part.

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** In "Ceremonials", ''Ceremonials'', "Breaking Down" has an upbeat rhythm, yet its lyrics implies insanity on the subject's part.



* WomanInWhite \ WomanInBlack: Her most common wardrobe color (though in concerts, she's prone to blue and green dresses), [[http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/florence-welch-the-lungs-singer-is-all-legs/?_r=0 explained by Florence's stylist as]] “We play between two looks, the ethereal white witch and the sexy dark vamp,”

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* WomanInWhite \ WomanInBlack: Her most common wardrobe color (though in concerts, she's prone to blue and green dresses), [[http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/florence-welch-the-lungs-singer-is-all-legs/?_r=0 explained by Florence's stylist as]] “We play between two looks, the ethereal white witch and the sexy dark vamp,”vamp.”
13th Jul '16 5:37:30 PM Adept
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* RecordProducer: Paul Epworth (probably best known for {{Adele}}'s "Rolling in the Deep") produced the entirety of ''Ceremonials'', along with "Cosmic Love", "Howl", "Rabbit Heart", and "Blinding" from ''Lungs'' and "Mother" from ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful''

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* RecordProducer: Paul Epworth (probably best known for {{Adele}}'s Music/{{Adele}}'s "Rolling in the Deep") produced the entirety of ''Ceremonials'', along with "Cosmic Love", "Howl", "Rabbit Heart", and "Blinding" from ''Lungs'' and "Mother" from ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful''
10th Apr '16 6:37:40 AM Rebu
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** According to WordOfGod, Florence loves the subject of drowning. Mentioned by description in ''Ceremonials'' liner notes, she's fond of the ''jumping off the edge and "enveloping"'' feeling which drowning often described as being. She once said that as a child, she dived to the bottom of a swimming pool and, for a moment, felt like she could breathe, and she's been trying to recreate the feeling ever since. This is said to be similar to her relationship to music. It came to the point that the main producer for ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful'', Markus Dravs, forbade her from writing ''any'' songs about water. [[note]]''Queen of Peace'' does mention a boat.[[/note]\\

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** According to WordOfGod, Florence loves the subject of drowning. Mentioned by description in ''Ceremonials'' liner notes, she's fond of the ''jumping off the edge and "enveloping"'' feeling which drowning often described as being. She once said that as a child, she dived to the bottom of a swimming pool and, for a moment, felt like she could breathe, and she's been trying to recreate the feeling ever since. This is said to be similar to her relationship to music. It came to the point that the main producer for ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful'', Markus Dravs, forbade her from writing ''any'' songs about water. [[note]]''Queen of Peace'' does mention a boat.[[/note]\\boat, to which the ''Genius'' contributor dryly noted "well, she had to sneak water in somehow".[[/note]]\\
10th Apr '16 6:35:51 AM Rebu
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** According to WordOfGod, Florence loves the subject of drowning. Mentioned by description in ''Ceremonials'' liner notes, she's fond of the ''jumping off the edge and "enveloping"'' feeling which drowning often described as being. She once said that as a child, she dived to the bottom of a swimming pool and, for a moment, felt like she could breathe, and she's been trying to recreate the feeling ever since. This is said to be similar to her relationship to music. It came to the point that the main producer for ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful'', Markus Dravs, forbade her from writing ''any'' songs about water.\\

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** According to WordOfGod, Florence loves the subject of drowning. Mentioned by description in ''Ceremonials'' liner notes, she's fond of the ''jumping off the edge and "enveloping"'' feeling which drowning often described as being. She once said that as a child, she dived to the bottom of a swimming pool and, for a moment, felt like she could breathe, and she's been trying to recreate the feeling ever since. This is said to be similar to her relationship to music. It came to the point that the main producer for ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful'', Markus Dravs, forbade her from writing ''any'' songs about water.\\ [[note]]''Queen of Peace'' does mention a boat.[[/note]\\
1st Apr '16 8:58:29 PM Unityd3v
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They contributed the song "Heavy In Your Arms" to the ''Literature/{{Twilight}} Saga: Eclipse'' soundtrack, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROtBbOcdFxo performed a song for]] ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''. One of their songs were also used in Series/{{Revenge}}'s finale, to great acclaim, and in a season finale of Series/{{Warehouse 13}}. Florence contributed her vocals to "Sweet Nothing" by Music/CalvinHarris, and he remixed "Spectrum" for radio. Both charted #1 in the UK. Most recently, the song "Over The Love" was made for Film/TheGreatGatsby movie soundtrack, which appears to be a song from Daisy's perspective. Meanwhile, her cover version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" will be used in the upcoming video game VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV.

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They contributed the song "Heavy In Your Arms" to the ''Literature/{{Twilight}} Saga: Eclipse'' soundtrack, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROtBbOcdFxo performed a song for]] ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''. One of their songs were also used in Series/{{Revenge}}'s finale, to great acclaim, and in a season finale of Series/{{Warehouse 13}}. Florence contributed her vocals to "Sweet Nothing" by Music/CalvinHarris, and he remixed "Spectrum" for radio. Both charted #1 in the UK. Most recently, the song "Over The Love" was made for Film/TheGreatGatsby movie soundtrack, which appears to be a song from Daisy's perspective. Meanwhile, her cover version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" will be used in the upcoming video game VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV.
''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV''.



** She recorded a cover version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" for VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV.

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** She recorded a cover version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" for VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV.''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV''.
1st Apr '16 8:55:56 PM Unityd3v
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They contributed the song "Heavy In Your Arms" to the ''Literature/{{Twilight}} Saga: Eclipse'' soundtrack, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROtBbOcdFxo performed a song for]] ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''. One of their songs were also used in Series/{{Revenge}}'s finale, to great acclaim, and in a season finale of Series/{{Warehouse 13}}. Florence contributed her vocals to "Sweet Nothing" by Music/CalvinHarris, and he remixed "Spectrum" for radio. Both charted #1 in the UK. Most recently, the song "Over The Love" was made for Film/TheGreatGatsby movie soundtrack, which appears to be a song from Daisy's perspective.

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They contributed the song "Heavy In Your Arms" to the ''Literature/{{Twilight}} Saga: Eclipse'' soundtrack, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROtBbOcdFxo performed a song for]] ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''. One of their songs were also used in Series/{{Revenge}}'s finale, to great acclaim, and in a season finale of Series/{{Warehouse 13}}. Florence contributed her vocals to "Sweet Nothing" by Music/CalvinHarris, and he remixed "Spectrum" for radio. Both charted #1 in the UK. Most recently, the song "Over The Love" was made for Film/TheGreatGatsby movie soundtrack, which appears to be a song from Daisy's perspective.
perspective. Meanwhile, her cover version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" will be used in the upcoming video game VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV.


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** She recorded a cover version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me" for VideoGame/FinalFantasyXV.
13th Mar '16 5:29:04 PM igordebraga
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* FanGirl: Florence is a big fan of StevieNicks, cites her as a key musical and stylistic influence, and has been likened to her by many commentators and critics.



* HurricaneOfPuns: The title of "Strangeness and Charm" is already a play on words. However, in the pre-chorus:
--> Atom oh atom, oh what's the ''matter'' with me, love?



** Album title wise: ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful''.
*** "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful" is also a song on the album

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** Album title wise: ''How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful''.
*** "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful"
Beautiful'' (which is also a song on the albumTitleTrack).



* OverlyLongName: Florence Leontine Mary Welch.
** Isabella Janet Florentina Summers

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* OverlyLongName: Florence Leontine Mary Welch.
**
Welch and Isabella Janet Florentina SummersSummers.



* ShesGotLegs: The woman is 5' 9", which puts her at six inches above the average UK female height. [[note]]In fact, that's the average male height.[[/note]]
** Featured in the video for "Drumming Sound".
** Also, "You've got the love" and "Kiss with a Fist".
** And then there's a great deal of her concerts.

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* ShesGotLegs: The woman is 5' 9", which puts her at six inches above the average UK female height. [[note]]In fact, that's the average male height.[[/note]]
**
Given how tall Florence is, a given that [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUWolWkoY9Y she'd have great legs and be proud to show them]]. Featured in the video for "Drumming Sound".
** Also,
Sound", "You've got the love" and "Kiss with a Fist".
** And then there's
Fist". Along with a great deal of her concerts.



* StevieNicks: Florence is a big fan of Stevie's, cites her as a key musical and stylistic influence, and has been likened to her by many commentators and critics.



* UnpluggedVersion: Their Unplugged MTV sessions

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* UnpluggedVersion: Their Unplugged MTV ''MTV Unplugged'' sessions



* WorldOfPun: The title of "Strangeness and Charm" is already a play on words. However, in the pre-chorus:
--> Atom oh atom, oh what's the ''matter'' with me, love?

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* WorldOfPun: The title of "Strangeness WomanInWhite \ WomanInBlack: Her most common wardrobe color (though in concerts, she's prone to blue and Charm" is already a green dresses), [[http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/florence-welch-the-lungs-singer-is-all-legs/?_r=0 explained by Florence's stylist as]] “We play on words. However, in between two looks, the pre-chorus:
--> Atom oh atom, oh what's
ethereal white witch and the ''matter'' with me, love?sexy dark vamp,”
9th Mar '16 5:16:42 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** The Spectrum music video's ballet dancers use the same head covering devices used in SwanLake and has a few visuals from ''Film/BlackSwan'' and certain mythological beliefs. (Greece this time)

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** The Spectrum music video's ballet dancers use the same head covering devices used in SwanLake Theatre/SwanLake and has a few visuals from ''Film/BlackSwan'' and certain mythological beliefs. (Greece this time)
9th Mar '16 5:04:19 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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They contributed the song "Heavy In Your Arms" to the ''Literature/{{Twilight}} Saga: Eclipse'' soundtrack, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROtBbOcdFxo performed a song for]] ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''. One of their songs were also used in Series/{{Revenge}}'s finale, to great acclaim, and in a season finale of Series/{{Warehouse 13}}. Florence contributed her vocals to "Sweet Nothing" by Music/CalvinHarris, and he remixed "Spectrum" for radio. Both charted #1 in the UK. Most recently, the song "Over The Love" was made for TheGreatGatsby movie soundtrack, which appears to be a song from Daisy's perspective.

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They contributed the song "Heavy In Your Arms" to the ''Literature/{{Twilight}} Saga: Eclipse'' soundtrack, and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROtBbOcdFxo performed a song for]] ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''. One of their songs were also used in Series/{{Revenge}}'s finale, to great acclaim, and in a season finale of Series/{{Warehouse 13}}. Florence contributed her vocals to "Sweet Nothing" by Music/CalvinHarris, and he remixed "Spectrum" for radio. Both charted #1 in the UK. Most recently, the song "Over The Love" was made for TheGreatGatsby Film/TheGreatGatsby movie soundtrack, which appears to be a song from Daisy's perspective.
30th Dec '15 4:46:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: Florence has recently stated her interest in dabbling with dance music; in 2012, CalvinHarris remixed "Spectrum" (giving Florence her first UK #1), and she returned the favor by lending vocals to his single "Sweet Nothing".

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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: Florence has recently stated her interest in dabbling with dance music; in 2012, CalvinHarris Music/CalvinHarris remixed "Spectrum" (giving Florence her first UK #1), and she returned the favor by lending vocals to his single "Sweet Nothing".
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