For those who have been living on the underside of a rock, uninformed, unaware and oblivious – the lovely Miss Flo (Florence + the Machine) has released a new album – Ceremonials. I CAN NOT TELL YOU HOW MUCH I LOVE THIS ALBUM, BUT I WILL TRY. This album is weighed down with absolutely massive anthems, songs fit to be pounded through the speakers in a cathedral, to be played while taking over the world, while dancing with gay abandon in your bedroom. Take out your best headphones, play at the highest your eardrums can handle and recklessly thump your head along with the soul-shaking electronic reverberations:
“Arpeggios cascade from keyboards amid swirling harp glissandos. Organ tones loom large. Phalanxes of backup choirs flank Ms. Welch’s own fervent voice. Drums pound and rumble. Orchestral strings build fortifications or quiver to make the whole soundscape tremble.”
– JON PARELES, New York Times.
TOP 5 TRACKS:
- WHAT THE WATER GAVE ME
- SEVEN DEVILS
- LOVER TO LOVER
- SHAKE IT OUT
Lay me down, Let the only sound, Be the over flow, Pockets full of stones…
And it’s hard to dance with a devil on your back, So shake him off…
Plus, she can rock a cape like no other.