“(Having a fashion line) really appeals to me. I would definitely think about it in the future. I’m very particular about what I like though, so I’d really need to spend some time on it.”—Florence Welch
“I’ve always been interested in clothes. I became friends with my best friend at school because we wanted to dress up and go to burlesque nights and places where we could wear the most outrageous clothes ever.”—Florence Welch on fashion
“It’s like, maybe, one day, to have a child, maybe plural. With a house and a family. But perhaps I’d regret it. Maybe I’d miss the hotel room and the road and all that. Maybe I’m just meant to be on stage, singing. And maybe that’s worth any sacrifice.”—Florence Welch
“The songs are going to be the most important thing. It will be heavily based on the music … no bells and whistles just yet, we’re going to try and keep it quite pure.”—-Florence Welch, talking about the upcoming US tour, in April and May
Tomorrow’s Australia Day, so we’ve gone with a little green and gold in our posts :) Hope any Aussies that follow us have a good day and don’t get too drunk. Well, unless you can do a Florence and wake up the next day and write songs.
“Just before it went live one of the dancers’ dresses got ripped and the stylist had to run on stage as they were counting down to the start. I had to stay really still and it was one of the most high-pressured things I’ve ever done. I was freaking out inside - it was so frightening. We all talked about how much could go wrong - I’m surprised more doesn’t happen with live TV performances.”—Florence Welch, discussing nerves during the American X Factor
Flombies! The Talenthouse/Secret 7 charity competition is now open! Head over here to see all the works and remember to vote for your favourites. Some gorgeous works. And one of us has a work in there :) Not telling you which one!
“We played a new song called “What the Water Gave Me.” The title is about a Frida Kahlo painting—that one where her feet are in the bath and all of her nightmares and dreams are in the bath with her. It got me thinking about the water and the sea.”—Florence Welch, discussing inspiration for What the Water Gave Me