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Florence and the Machine reveal artwork, tracklisting, release date for new album

7 May

Florence and the Machine have confirmed the details for their upcoming album.

The British indie rock band christened their fourth studio collection “High as Hope” and will release it on June 29 via Virgin EMI Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

Current promotional single “Hunger” – which was written by lead vocalist Florence Welch alongside Emile Haynie, Thomas Bartlett, and Tobias Jesso Jr. – is now available via iTunes and all other digital streaming outlets.

The follow-up to 2015’s “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” boasts further songwriting contributions from Andrew Wyatt (“No Choir”), Sampha (“Grace”), Jamie XX (“Big God”) and Brett Shaw (“South London Forever”).

See the tracklisting for “High as Hope” below.

(1) June / (2) Hunger / (3) South London Forever / (4) Big God / (5) Sky Full of Song / (6) Grace / (7) Patricia / (8) 100 Years / (9) The End of Love / (10) No Choir

Florence Welch teams with Mark Ronson, Emile Haynie for new collaboration

29 Jul

British singer/songwriter Florence Welch, who serves as lead vocalist of indie rock band Florence and the Machine, has teamed up with Mark Ronson and Emile Haynie for a new collaboration.

Ronson and Haynie have collectively co-written and produced “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Gorilla” and “Young Girls” for Bruno Mars, taken from the artist’s sophomore album, 2012’s “Unorthodox Jukebox” (Atlantic Records).

Other notable production credits by Ronson include Lady GaGa’s “Perfect Illusion,” Adele’s “Lay Me Down,” Solange’s “6 O’Clock Blues,” Christina Aguilera’s “Slow Down Baby,” Estelle’s “Magnificent,” Sean Paul’s “International Affair,” Lily Allen’s “Littlest Things,” and Amy Winehouse’s “Rehab.”

In addition to previously collaborating with Welch on “Too Much is Never Enough,” “I Will Be” and the Amanda Ghost-assisted “I Come Apart,” Haynie’s resume boasts further works with Lana Del Rey (“Blue Jeans”), Ed Sheeran (“Photograph”), Dua Lipa (“New Love”), Troye Sivan (“Talk Me Down”), FKA twigs (“Two Weeks”) and Emeli Sande (“My Kind of Love”).

Meanwhile, Florence & the Machine are reportedly working on their upcoming fourth album under Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

The still-untitled collection serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful,” which topped both the US and UK Albums Chart and spawned singles including “Ship to Wreck” and “What Kind of Man.”

Stream “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” below.

Florence and the Machine premiere “Third Eye” music video

25 Apr

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Florence and the Machine have premiered a new music video online.

The Vincent Haycock-directed / Ryan Heffington-choreographed clip for “Third Eye” was posted to the British indie rock band’s Vevo channel on Monday (April 25, 2016).

“Third Eye” was written by lead vocalist Florence Welch and produced by regular collaborator Markus Dravs (Bjork, Coldplay, Mumford & Sons).

Florence and the Machine’s latest studio collection “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” – featuring previous singles “What Kind of Man,” “Ship to Wreck,” “Queen of Peace” and “Delilah” – is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).

Other album contributors include James Ford (HAIM), Isabella Summers (Wynter Gordon), Paul Epworth (Adele), Ester Dean (Rihanna), Kid Harpoon (James Bay), Dan Wilson (Shawn Mendes) and John Hill (Santigold).

Watch the music video for “Third Eye” below.

Florence and the Machine premiere “Delilah” music video

21 Oct

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Florence and the Machine have premiered a new music video online.

The British indie rock group posted the Vincent Haycock-directed clip for “Delilah” to their Vevo channel on Wednesday (October 21, 2015).

Lead vocalist Florence Welch wrote “Delilah” along with group member Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers, who also worked with other artists including Katharine McPhee, Ella Henderson, Conor Maynard, and Iggy Azalea.

Production duties were handled by regular collaborator Markus Dravs, who is also behind Mumford & Sons’ “Babel” [Island], Coldplay’s “Hurts Like Heaven” [Parlophone] and Angel Haze’s “Sing About Me” [Republic].

Florence and the Machine’s latest album “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” – featuring singles “Ship to Wreck,” “What Kind of Man” and “St Jude” – is now available for download via iTunes in conjunction with Republic Records.

The collection boasts additional alliances with Kid Harpoon (Shakira, James Bay), John Hill (Rihanna, Charli XCX), Ester Dean (Beyonce, Katy Perry), James Ford (Haim, Jessie Ware) and Paul Epworth (Adele, Lianne La Havas).

Watch the music video for “Delilah” below.

Ella Henderson works with Isa Machine for new album

24 Aug

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Ella Henderson has worked with Isa Machine for her sophomore album.

“Writing yesterday with this lil bubble of energy was lots of giggles @isamachine,” Henderson posted to her Instagram account.

Isa Machine recently produced and co-wrote “Lick My Lips” for Katharine McPhee along with Australian singer/songwriter Sam Sparro.

Furthermore, she is a member of British rock group Florence and the Machine. Their latest album, “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful,” contains three songs co-written by Isa Machine along with lead vocalist Florence Welch.

Meanwhile, Henderson is expected to release her second studio collection later this year through Sony Music Entertainment imprint Syco Music.

Other album contributors include TMS (Labrinth, Ella Eyre), Chris Leonard (Hilary Duff, Paloma Faith), Fraser T. Smith (Fleur East, Sam Smith), Josh Record (MNEK, Karen Harding) and Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran, James Bay).

Henderson’s debut studio collection, 2014’s “Chapter One,” debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and delivered four hit singles in the shape of “Ghost,” “Glow,” “Yours” and “Mirror Man.”

Watch the music video for “Mirror Man” below.

Florence and the Machine debut music video for “Queen of Peace & Long and Lost”

28 Jul

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Florence and the Machine have debuted a new music video online.

The British indie rock band posted the visual clip for “Queen of Peace & Long and Lost” to their Vevo channel on Monday (July 28, 2015).

Both tracks were co-written by lead vocalist Florence Welch along with regular collaborator and record producer Markus Dravs.

Furthermore, “Long and Lost” was co-written with Ester Dean, whose other credits include Rihanna (“Rude Boy”), Katy Perry (“Firework”), Selena Gomez (“Come and Get It”), Beyonce (“Start Over”) and Kelly Rowland (“Lay It on Me”).

Video treatment was handled by Vincent Haycock, who also worked with the group on the visuals for “What Kind of Man,” “St Jude” and “Ship to Wreck.”

Florence and the Machine’s latest album “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful” is now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (UK).

The project boasts further collaborations with John Hill (Rihanna, Christina Aguilera), Kid Harpoon (Shakira, Calvin Harris), Paul Epworth (John Legend, Lianne La Havas) and James Ford (Dev Hynes, Jessie Ware).

Watch the visual clip for “Queen of Peace & Long and Lost” below.

Katharine McPhee premieres music video for new single “Lick My Lips”

26 May

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Katharine McPhee has premiered the music video for her new single.

The singer and songwriter posted the visual clip for “Lick My Lips” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (May 26, 2015).

“Lick My Lips” was written by fellow artist Sam Sparro along with Isabella “Isa Machine” Summers of Florence and the Machine, who also co-wrote Iggy Azalea’s “Trouble” featuring Jennifer Hudson [Def Jam Recordings].

Video treatment was handled by Diane Martel, whose other credits include Nicki Minaj’s “Pills ‘N Potions” [Republic Records], Gwen Stefani’s “Baby Don’t Lie” [Interscope Records] and Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” [RCA Records].

As mentioned in a recent interview with Billboard magazine, McPhee will release her fourth album “Hysteria” on July 21 under Entertainment One Music.

The keenly-awaited project reportedly features further collaborations with Toby Gad (Jordin Sparks, Robin Thicke), Ina Wroldsen (Madison Beer, Janelle Monae) and The-Dream (Nicole Scherzinger, Celine Dion).

Watch the music video for “Lick My Lips” below.