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Florence and the Machine rocks the SNL stage

Florence and the Machine grabbed some major points for being one of the only VMA performances that wasn't terrible.  In Face it was amazing.  With one live TV performance under her belt Florence Welch brought her astounding talents to the famous Saturday Night Live stage.  The first song was, predictably, her immensely popular hit "Dog Days are Over".  She kept the set pretty simple with only a few back up dancers to the side and Florence herself kept the movement to a minimal (I don't blame her in that mini dress).  Her vocals however were everything I was expecting.  Pure Power. After a quick costume change Florence returned to perform "You've Got the Love" with a string quartet.  This performance was worlds away from her VMA performance in terms of its simplicity.  But even with just herself on the stage Florence has a stage presence you can't ignore.  It was nice to see her getting an opportunity to showcase other of her songs from her album Lungs.

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12/01/2010 12:53PM
Florence and the Machine rocks the SNL stage
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