New Release: Florence and the Machine, ‘High As Hope’

“In this album, unlike her previous ones, 31-year old Welch looks back on her party days, having come out the other side: older, calmer, and (somewhat) at peace with herself. Consequently, the album’s sound is stripped back – often down to just vocals, a few piano chords, and some percussion – while the lyrics are Welch’s most open and revealing so far. We’ve taken a look at the biggest talking points from ‘High As Hope.’