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Florence Welch talking about her past albums

Lungs, for example, was a total shambles. I’d decided I wanted my whole life to be like a festival: halfway up a tree, covered in glitter, high on E.”

“Ceremonials was a big, silver-gray massive shard of life, a sword, quite dark and very bleak. But then my drinking at that time was pretty bad, and so I wanted to dress everything up in a huge cathedral of sound.”  

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful was celestial and electric, because I was heartbroken and annoyed and determined to beat it all out of me. It was a very masculine record.”