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Blogaroo: 33 days: Florence + the Machine

7 May

Florence + the Machine released their debut album, Lungs, on July 6, 2009, which rose to the UK Album’s No. 2 spot within its first five weeks in the Top Five. The album reached No. 1 by Jan. 17, 2010 and stayed in that position for 28 consecutive weeks, making it one of Britian’s best-selling albums in both 2009 and 2010.

Why do I care? Well, my amazing fiancé is completely obsessed with Flo and just bought us tickets for Bonnaroo 2011, which we’ll be attending in June.

In celebration of the occasion, in the next few weeks I’ll be posting bios of the bands I’m most excited to see at the event. As Addam and I will (finally) see Florence + the Machine, and as I’m almost sold on picking a Flo song for my first dance,  I thought the band would be fitting for my first featured artist.


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