“Shake It Out” by Florence + The Machine – The Song of the Week for 11/21/2011

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“Shake It Out” by Florence + The Machine is the official 2nd single from the fantastic new album Ceremonials, released October 28, 2011

Genre: Baroque Pop, Art Rock, Soul

There aren’t many artists out there that are on more of a tear than Florence + The Machine. The group’s debut album Lungs, released in 2009, won critical acclaim across music genres and held the number two position on the UK Album Charts for five weeks. Florence + The Machine released their new album Ceremonials on October 28, 2011, entering at number one in both the UK and Irish charts and reaching the top 10 in the United States.

Watch the amazing SNL performance of the song here. The video for first single “What The Water Gave Me” can be seen here. Recently the song “No Light, No Light” was confirmed as the third single. The video for “No Light, No Light” can be seen here.

“And our love is pastured, such a mournful sound
Tonight I’m gonna bury that horse in the ground
So I like to keep my issues strong
But it’s always darkest before the dawn”

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