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Florence & The Machine
   
Number of songs: 14 | Total weeks on charts: 628
Appearing in a total number of: 82 charts | Total period running: 3045 days
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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, 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.

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 to generally positive reviews on Metacritic.

Florence and the Machine's sound has been described as a combination of various genres, including rock and soul. Lungs won the MasterCard British Album award at the 2010 BRIT Awards. At the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, Florence and the Machine were nominated for Best New Artist. Additionally, the band performed at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards and the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Concert.

Band members:
Florence Welch - Lead vocals
Isabella Summers - Keyboard, backing vocals
Robert Ackroyd - Lead guitar
Christopher Lloyd Hayden - Drums, percussion, backing vocals
Tom Monger - Harp
Mark Saunders - Bass guitar, backing vocals
Rusty Bradshaw - Keyboard, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
Sam White - Backing vocals

Discography:
Lungs (2009)
Ceremonials (2011)
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (2015)
Sources: Last.fm, Wikipedia


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