True to her powerful form, frontwoman Florence Welch punctuated the performance of “My Love” with her thunderous vocals as a fog machine did the rest — creating an eeriness that perfectly fit the song’s rattling energy.
Dance Fever is Florence + The Machine’s fifth album, which Welch made during lockdown; “My Love” is its third single (preceded by “King” and “Heaven Is Here”).
The band’s last two albums, High As Hope and How Big How Blue How Beautiful, hit Nos. 2 and 1 on the Billboard 200, respectively. In 2011, the act was a finalist in two BBMAs categories, Top Rock Song and Top Alternative Song, both for its mega-hit “Dog Days Are Over.”
Florence + The Machine was introduced by an unlikely artist in Fat Joe (who nearly flubbed the band’s name), which fans online were quick to poke fun at. But according to Diddy, the 2022 BBMAs host, anything can be solved with more love. That ethos feeds into his entire mission for the night, which is to”uncancel the canceled,” which he doubled down on by personally booking performances by artists such as Morgan Wallen and Travis Scott.
The Dance Fever Tour kicks off this September and consists of three legs extending through March 2023. Last week, the band treated fans to an early peek at the upcoming string of shows with an intimate performance at New York’s Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center.
Watch a clip of the Florence + The Machine performance below:
@bbmas Florence + The Machine performs “My Love” at the 2022 #BBMAs ♬ original sound – BBMAs
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