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  • Florence and the Machine Rock GMA's Summer Concert Series!

    Florence and the Machine lead singer Florence Welch rocks the stage at the "Good Morning America" 2011 "Summer Concert Series" on Friday, June 24, in New York City's Central Park. The British singer and her band have skyrocketed to international fame since the 2009 release of their debut album, "Lungs."
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  • Florence and the Machine Rock GMA's Summer Concert Series!

    Welch opens her "GMA Summer Concert Series" performance with her hit "Dog Days Are Over," the soundtrack for the trailer of Oscar winner Julia Roberts' 2010 hit movie, "Eat Pray Love."
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  • Florence and the Machine Rock GMA's Summer Concert Series!

    Welch told "GMA" her band's name started as a joke. "The first name for the band was actually 'Florence Robot Is a Machine,'" the singer said, of the initial name that combined her own with the nickname of keyboardist Isabella "Machine Summers." "But that's really long so we shortened it."
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  • GMA Concert Series: Florence and the Machine

    Welch's powerful vocals on "GMA" were accompanied by a harp and a stage full of the singer's other signature accompaniment, flowers. "I think I have a fixation with flowers," the singer observed. "Everything looks wonderful."
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  • GMA Concert Series: Florence and the Machine

    Welch's wardrobe for her band's current "Cosmic Love" tour was designed exclusively for her by Frida Giannini, creative director for the fashion label Gucci. The singer was also Giannini's muse for the autumn/winter 2011 Gucci collection and provided the soundtrack for the label's 2011 fashion shows.
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  • GMA Concert Series: Florence and the Machine

    Welch told "GMA" she felt the love from the hundreds off fans gathered in Central Park to watch her "GMA" performance. "Everyone looks wonderful," she said. "I can see all their faces out there."
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  • GMA Concert Series: Florence and the Machine

    Welch's fans brought flowers and signs for the singer, who received the "Critics Choice" trophy at the 2009 Brits Awards in her native England.
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  • GMA Concert Series: Florence and the Machine

    Florence Welch was an unknown art school student in 2007 when she cornered a famous British DJ in a London pub and began to sing. The DJ invited her back to the club to sing and eventually signed on as Welch's first manager.
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  • GMA Concert Series: Florence and the Machine

    Welch sings "You've Got the Love" from the band's debut album, "Lungs," that stayed on top of the music charts for more than one year after its 2009 release. The band's much-anticipated second album will reportedly be released soon, and reflect everything that has happened to lead singer Florence Welch on her rapid rise to fame.
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