Florence Welch is one of the really, really big. Her infinite harpklingande baroque pop has placed her in the gang of frontpersoner – Freddie Mercury, Patti Smith, Kate Bush, Iggy Pop – who become supermen on the scene. With Welchs own words: ”the Shell be broken and the man rushes endlessly outwards and upwards.”
But the evening in the Globe begins in a completely different tone of voice. Welchs band, The Machine, are placed far back on a simple träscen that brings to mind the talk shows. In the audience is a strange abyss between the vip area at the front and the usual deadly fans behind. At a safe distance from most of the draws musicians, which more resembles a well-groomed husband, in time ”June”. Everything is pretty dry.
the main character. She spins around in its signaturmässiga ballerinapiruetter, showing off a singing voice that floors everything in its path, but the eye is not present. Version of all intervals means that she can not reach.
it is ongoing for more than half of the concert. Then, like a bolt from the hippiehimlen,, she asks us to make a gemenskapsövning. We should put away our mobiles, hug the person next to them and say ”I love you”. Just the kind of cheap scenknep which usually create more confusion than joy. But Florence Welch is a magical person, and the magic can also reach us.
Chockterapin, quick-cbt:n against fear and inneslutenhet, for us into her world. After it's she. Lose themselves in the audience during ”Delilah”, welcomes Patti Smith's spiritual revelation in the tribute ”Patricia”, mellansnackar if the crack in the universe that makes her stand here. On paper it is fuzzy nonsense, but in reality every word blytungt.
every actor wants – subjective experience is transformed into objective truths, the small everyday emotions that epic from the book of Revelation.
But the fight against the sordid conditions will never be completely won. Magnificent denouement ”Shake it out”, accompanied by a little duggande confetti, some white sheets and a band that still has not really come off. Inside Florence Welch's home to a storm, but those around her succeed not sail on it.
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