Birth Name: Florence Leontine Mary Welch
Birth Place: Camberwell, London, England
Years Active: 2007–present
Genres: Indie Rock, Art Rock, Baroque Pop, Psychedelic Rock, Soul
Florence Welch (born Florence Leontine Mary Welch, August 28, 1986) is an English musician, singer and songwriter. She is known for being the lead singer of the band Florence and the Machine. In 2007, Welch recorded with a band named Ashok, who released an album titled “Plans” on the Filthy Lucre/About Records label. This album included the earliest version of her later hit “Kiss with a Fist,” which at this point was titled “Happy Slap.” Florence and the Machine released their debut album “Lungs” in July 2009, and it held the #2 position for its first five weeks on the U.K. Albums chart. In January 2010, the album reached the #1, having remained on the chart for 28 consecuti...
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