Florence + The Machine have postponed the rest of their UK tour after Florence Welch broke her foot.
In a press release posted to Instagram, Welch revealed that she unknowingly performed final night time’s (November 18) present at London’s The O2 with the fracture, and had the break confirmed this morning after an X-Ray.
She shared her disappointment within the new submit and revealed that the exhibits – which have been set to proceed tonight with a second London gig and run till the top of the month – are within the technique of being rescheduled for 2023.
Welch wrote: “I’m so sorry to say that after an X ray it appears I used to be dancing on a damaged foot final night time. It’s not in my nature to postpone a present, and positively not a UK tour, however I’m in ache and as dancers know, dancing on an harm shouldn’t be a good suggestion. And have been instructed to not carry out to keep away from additional injury.”
She added: “I’m heartbroken because the Dance Fever tour has been my favorite present we now have ever placed on. The communion with you. Your lovely faces shining.
“I like you a lot, and I’m so sorry to anybody who’s disenchanted. My coronary heart is aching. I can’t wait to be again on my ft and again in your arms.”
See Welch’s full checklist of postponed UK and Irish tour dates under. The exhibits come on the again of her new album ‘Dance Fever’, and observe a North American headline tour that passed off this summer time. The tour will then head to Australia and New Zealand in early 2023.
A brand new 24-track dwell album, recorded on the band’s big Madison Sq. Backyard present in New York in September, was launched final month, with Welch saying: “For an album that was a lot about efficiency, the possession of it, the love-hate relationship with life on the highway. And the following grief after I thought it could by no means occur once more. To get out to carry out these songs has been essentially the most extraordinary expertise. The reference to the viewers and the catharsis is at a degree I’ve by no means skilled earlier than.
“Perhaps it’s as a result of all of us missed it a lot. However persons are bringing a lot of themselves to those exhibits, I wished to have a reminiscence of ‘Dance Fever’ dwell. As a testomony to this time, and a full circle second. For an album a lot concerning the lack of dwell music. To have a recording of the return means a lot to me.”
19 – The O2, London
21 – BIC, Bournemouth
22 – AO Enviornment, Manchester
24 – Utilita Enviornment, Birmingham
25 – First Direct Enviornment, Leeds
27 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
28 – Motorpoint Enviornment, Nottingham
30 – Enviornment, Dublin