Florence And The Machine – Ceremonials

The always stirring Florence Welch is at it again on Ceremonials, blurring the line between the earthly and the spiritual with her restless rave-ups and pained, emotive vocals that seek release in song.  What was fresh on her debut Lungs becomes formula (but the very best kind…) here as Florence cements her status as a tortured, but (over)zealous … [Read more...]

Florence and The Machine – Lungs

The powerful set of lungs on this album belong to one Florence Welch and she is both boldly passionate and emotionally vulnerable.  She’s all the rage in the U.K. (and undergoing the requisite backlash) and converting U.S. listeners with a packed-to-overflowing SXSW performance and raves in mainstream magazines like People. Florence possesses a … [Read more...]