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Florence Welch Pretends She's Not Famous

Florence Welch pretends she isn't famous to ''protect [her] sanity''.The 'Hunger' singer feels comfortable when she's making music but the idea of being a prominent figure in the public eye is ''corrosive'' and ''very bad''...

Florence And The Machine To Release 10th Anniversary Edition Of Lungs

Florence and the Machine are set to release a 10th anniversary box set of their debut album 'Lungs'.The 'Dog Days Are Over' hitmakers - lead by vocalist Florence Welch - released 'Lungs' on July 3...

Florence Welch Contemplating A Break From Touring

Florence Welch is thinking about taking a break from touring for the sake of her mental health.The Florence + the Machine singer struggles with crippling anxiety when she is on the road, a mental health...

Florence Welch's Lonely Sobriety

Florence Welch finds sobriety ''lonely''.The Florence and the Machine singer feels ''grateful'' that she was able to give up drinking alcohol away from the public eye and while she thinks it has been good for...

Florence Welch Feels 'Nostalgia And Terror' About Her Life Before Sobriety

Florence Welch looks back on life before sobriety with ''a mix of nostalgia and terror''.The 32-year-old singer admitted she used to have ''no care for the consequences of her actions'', but explained how she wishes...

Florence Welch Thrilled To Get Second Chance On Game Of Thrones

Florence Welch felt lucky to be given a second chance to perform a song for 'Game of Thrones' after rejecting an offer to record a track for the HBO series during her ''wild years''.At the...

Rolling Stones To Release Greatest Hits Album

The Rolling Stones are set to release a new greatest hits compilation album called 'Honk'.The 'Satisfaction' hitmakers will drop their new Best Of album - which is set to include the biggest hits and classic...

Steve Mac Would Love To Write With Coldplay

Steve Mac admits Coldplay are top of his wish list of artists he wants to work with.The acclaimed songwriter has penned tracks for the likes of Ed Sheeran, Little Mix, Leona Lewis and Anne-Marie among...

Ditching Booze Helped Florence Welch Write New Music

Florence Welch became more creative when she stopped drinking. The 32-year-old singer - who fronts Florence + The Machine -revealed she was forced to stop drinking alcohol as she was a ''party monster'', and it...

Florence Welch Broke Out Of 'Trance' Before Stage Accident

Florence Welch broke her foot on stage because she came out of her ''trance state''.The Florence + the Machine singer suffered the injury after jumping off the stage at Coachella in 2015 and has now...

James Bay Strives For Equality With Touring Crew

James Bay prides himself on having nearly an equal amount of female and male crew members on the road with him.The 'Pink Lemonade' singer is an advocate for equality in the music business, and says...

Florence Welch's Tribute To Patti Smith

Florence Welch has paid tribute to Patti Smith in a brand new song.The Florence + The Machine front woman has opened up about the group's latest album 'High As Hope', and revealed the track 'Patricia'...

Florence Welch's Mother Was 'Worried' About Her Doing Music As A Career

Florence Welch's mother was ''so worried'' when she decided to pursue a career in music.The 31-year-old singer's debut album - with Florence and the Machine - topped the UK charts eight years ago, but it...

Florence Welch Drank To Hide From Fame

Florence Welch's drinking ''exploded'' when she became hugely successful.The Florence and the Machine singer was desperate to ''hide'' from the fact her songs were everywhere after the release of her debut album 'Lungs' in 2009...

Florence Welch Splits From Felix White

Florence Welch has reportedly split from former Maccabees star Felix White.The 31-year-old singer and her childhood friend are believed to have parted ways after three years together, and though they remain on ''good terms'', the...

James Bay Studied Florence + The Machine's Glastonbury Performance

James Bay's new album was influenced by Florence + The Machine's Glastonbury performance. The 'Us' singer studied his pal Florence Welch and her band's headline performance on the Pyramid Stage last year - and subsequently...

Florence Welch On Steering Clear Of Booze While Recording New Album 'High As Hope'

Hitting the comeback trail after a two year break, Florence Welch has spoken about how avoiding alcohol helped her with the writing process for the fourth, newly-announced Florence + The Machine album High As Hope.The...

Florence Welch Used To Turn Up To Studio Hungover Or Not All

Florence Welch used to go on boozy ''benders'' and fail to turn up to studio sessions on her band's first two albums.The Florence + The Machine frontwoman has calmed down since 2009's 'Lungs' and 2011's...

Florence + The Machine Join Instagram To Announce New Single

Florence + the Machine have joined Instagram to announce their next single.The 'Dog Days Are Over' hitmakers - fronted by Florence Welch - setup an account on the social media app on Monday (30.04.18) to...

Florence + The Machine To Headline Bbc's Biggest Weekend

Florence + The Machine will headline the BBC’s upcoming Biggest Weekend event next month in Swansea, marking Florence Welch’s comeback to the live arena.Welch, who is widely anticipated to reveal her first new music in...

Mark Ronson Working With Florence + The Machine On Comeback

Mark Ronson has been recruited by Florence + the Machine to help launch their comeback.The 'Uptown Funk' hitmaker - who worked his magic on Lady Gaga's LP 'Joanne' two years ago - has reportedly been...

Florence Welch Releasing First Poetry Book

Florence Welch has confirmed she will release her first collection of lyrics and poetry in 2018.The Florence + The Machine singer will release her first book 'Useless Magic' next summer with her own original artwork...

Florence Welch To Unveil Her First Book Of Poetry And Lyrics Next Year

Florence Welch is set to launch her very first book next summer; a collection of lyrics, poetry and art entitled 'Useless Magic'. It's not really an autobiography, but it will definitely give fans an insight...

Calvin Harris And Florence Welch Object To Tories Using Their Music At Party Conference

Pop stars Calvin Harris and Florence Welch have hit out at the Conservative Party for using their music without their permission at their annual conference.The Conservatives held their conference in Manchester this week, which culminated...

Florence Welch: 'Hedonism Was A Disguise From Shyness'

Florence Welch used to think she needed a hangover to write music.The 30-year-old Florence and the Machine star admitted she is quite reserved and shy in real life and used alcohol as a crutch when...

Drake Has Wine Cocktails

Drake loves white wine spritzers.The 'Hotline Bling' hitmaker's favourite tipple is wine mixed with soda water and DJ Nick Grimshaw once drank so many of the concoctions at a party at the rapper's house, he...

Skepta Wins Big At The Ivors

Skepta took home two awards at The Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday (18.05.17).The 34-year-old rapper - whose real name is Joseph Junior Adenuga - picked up the prestigious Songwriter of the Year gong as well...

Florence Welch Praises 'Universal Language' Of Music At Ivors

Florence Welch praised the ''universal language'' of music as she collected her International Achievement Award at The 62nd Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday (18.05.17).The 'Ship To Wreck' hitmaker admitted she writes her songs for herself...

Lady Gaga In Pain Ahead Of American Music Awards Performance

The singer shared a photo of herself with a doctor on Instagram on Friday (18Nov16), but did not go into details about her condition. She simply added the caption: "Having a frustrating...

Lady Gaga: Tony Bennett Restored My Passion For Music

Lady Gaga says Tony Bennett ''restored her passion'' for music.The 'Born This Way' singer teamed up with the jazz legend on 2014 covers album 'Cheek to Cheek' and says their time spent working together liberated...

All the latest updates from Florence + The Machine frontwoman Florence Welch can be found here on Contactmusic. As well as exploring her musical career with number one albums 'Lungs' and 'Ceremonials', multiple award wins and her habit of crashing other bands shows such as HAIM and The Rolling Stones, you can find news about her frequent charitable ventures, impromptu subway performances and other business deals such as releasing her own jewellery range. Discover more about Welch's struggles with nerves and rumours about her ever-changing living arrangements.

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