Florence + The Machine Drops Blessed Madonna remix of “Free”
Florence + The Machine has returned with a remix by The Blessed Madonna of her single “Free”. With “Free”, Florence embraces her love of lo-fi leftfield electronics, sounding both eminently self analytical and knowing but at the same time triumphantly celebrating the joys of release in the post pandemic world. The pairing of Marea Stamper aka the legendary The Blessed Madonna and Florence sees Stamper transform the track into a glitchy, thumping banger.
Dance Fever was recorded in London over the course of the pandemic in anticipation of the world’s reopening. It was clubs, dancing at festivals, being in the whirl of movement and ultimately music and togetherness that Florence missed the most during lockdown. It was the hopes and dreams of reunions with loved ones and dancing with strangers that helped keep the momentum of Dance Fever alive. That ecstasy, proximity, euphoria at the possibilities of movement served as a reminder of the loss of performance and dancing in clubs.
Produced by Florence Welch, Jack Antonoff and Dave Bayley, Dance Fever is the album that brings back the very best of Florence and was made for the stage. After her 3 night run of intimate UK shows sold out in 1 minute of going on sale, Florence + the Machine announced her Dance Fever Tour for November which takes in multiple arena shows including two nights at The O2 in London.
Florence + The Machine
Dance Fever Deluxe
4. Back in Town
5. Girls Against God
6. Dream Girl Evil
7. Prayer Factory
9. Heaven is Here
11. My Love
13. The Bomb
14. Morning Elvis
15. Cassandra (acoustic)
16. Free (acoustic)
17. Morning Elvis (acoustic)
18. My Love (acoustic)
19. Search and Destroy (cover)
Florence + Machine Dance Fever 2022 Tour:
14th Nov 2022 – Accor Hotels Arena, Paris
16th Nov 2022 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
18th Nov 2022 – The O2, London
19th Nov 2022 – The O2, London
21st Nov 2022 – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth
22nd Nov 2022 – AO Arena, Manchester
24th Nov 2022 – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
25th Nov 2022 – First Direct Arena, Leeds
27th Nov 2022 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
28th Nov 2022 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
30th Nov 2022 – 3 Arena, Dublin
Florence’s chosen charity partner for this tour is Choose Love whereby £1 from every ticket sold on this tour will be donated to them. Choose Love does whatever it takes to provide refugees and displaced people with everything from lifesaving rescue boats to food and legal advice. Their work has reached over 1.8 million people and supported over 250 fast-acting community organisations across Europe, the Middle East and along the US-Mexico border. Everything they do is powered by a vision of a world that chooses love and justice every day, for everyone.
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