I reviewed last night’s Florence show. I like this band a lot and was pretty much blown away when I saw their MTV Unplugged taping, but this set was messed up by weird pacing, terrible lighting and a drummer who cluttered their best songs with plodding beats. I think I was more into the Unplugged show because they toned down the arrangements and carved out more space in the music for her voice, which is pretty amazing.

  1. adeandabet reblogged this from dyfl and added:
    I watched it live on Fuse, so I can’t quite comment on the atmosphere, but for me (warning: this is absolutely my own...
  2. dyfl reblogged this from perpetua and added:
    I went with Matthew to this one, and I can’t disagree — still a pleasure to see her live, but it wasn’t what you’d call...
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