Florence + the Machine Shares Footage of Abbey Road Recording Sessions
Florence + the Machine recently released their sophomore album, ‘Ceremonials,’ and now Florence Welch is starring in a new clip, which offers behind-the-scenes footage from the band’s Abbey Road recording sessions.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the clip was made to support The Creators Project, an arts initiative between Vice and Intel. The 10-minute featurette follows Welch while recording at the famed Abbey Road Studios. The singer opens up about her writing and recording process, and shows fans where and how all of the magic on ‘Ceremonials’ was made.
The clip also includes a trip to the singer’s first studio, Antenna Studios, in South London. Viewers get to see the original drawing that inspired the band’s name, as well as other sketches Welch did the same day.
It its first week on the U.K. charts, ‘Ceremonials’ debuted at No. 1, selling 90,000 copies and knocking Coldplay’s ‘Mylo Xyloto’ down to the No. 2 spot. In the U.S. the album entered the Billboard Top 200 at No. 6. Florence + the Machine are scheduled to perform as the musical guest on ‘Saturday Night Live’ on Nov. 19, alongside host Jason Segel.
Watch Florence + the Machine’s Creators Project Video