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Florence + The Machine Release ‘High As Hope’

High As Hope is out now via Republic Records

Indie rockers Florence + The Machine are back today with their fourth studio album, High As HopeThe album, which was co-produced by Florence and Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars, Lana Del Rey), features the previously-released singles “Hunger” — currently #1 on AAA radio — “Big God” and “Sky Full of Song.” The album also notes a handful of contributions from Sampha, Tobias Jesso Jr., Jamie xx, Kamasi Washington and a few others.

With High As Hope, we find a much more subdued, yet effortlessly elegant, sound from an otherwise roaring Florence Welch. Grandiose and booming choruses of previous albums are often replaced by soothing and melodic progressions. It’s clear the band is maturing and approaching a new level of comfort and exploration in their sound.

Florence + The Machine are taking High As Hope on the road very soon, with a 23-city North American tour that includes support from St. Vincent and Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Beth Ditto, Grizzly Bear, Kamasi Washington, Wet, and Perfume Genius. The tour includes two nights at LA’s Hollywood Bowl and DC’s The Anthem. Other stops include NYC, Seattle, Nashville, Boston, and Chicago. See the full dates below and stream High As Hope — our early favorites are “Big God,” “100 Years,” and “Hunger.”

FLORENCE + THE MACHINE LIVE

AUGUST
05 – Montreal, QC, Canada – Osheaga
09 – Lake Tahoe, NV – Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena At Harveys*
11 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands

SEPTEMBER
08 – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Skookum Festival
10 –  Seattle, WA – KeyArena†
11 – Portland, OR – Moda Center†
14 – Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center†
15 – Denver, CO – Grandoozy Festival
22 – Las Vegas, NV – Life Is Beautiful
23 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University‡
25 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl‡
26 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl‡
29 – Dallas, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory‡
30 – Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion‡

OCTOBER
02 – Nashville, TN –  Bridgestone Arena§
03 – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center§
05 – Washington, D.C. – The Anthem**
06 – Washington, D.C. – The Anthem**
09 – New York, N Y – Barclays Center‡
12 – Boston, MA – TD Garden††
13 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena††
14 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center††
16 – Toronto, ON, Canada – Air Canada Centre††
19 – Chicago, IL – United Center‡‡
20 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center‡‡

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*with Wet
†with St. Vincent and Lizzo
‡with Kamasi Washington
**with Beth Ditto
††with Grizzly Bear
‡‡with Perfume Genius
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