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Florence + The Machine Postpones Tour After Singer Breaks Foot: “My Heart Is Aching”

Florence + the Machine has postponed the rest of its U.Ok. tour after lead singer Florence Welch broke her foot.

The charismatic frontwoman for orchestral rock band took to social media on Saturday to share the upsetting news with followers, noting that she had been dancing on her injured foot whereas acting at London’s O2 Arena on Friday night.

“I’m so sorry to say that after an X ray it seems I was dancing on a broken foot last night,” Welch wrote on Instagram alongside a photograph of a blood-spattered empty stage.

The singer is thought for performing barefoot throughout concert events. Video footage from Friday’s live performance exhibits the group’s stage crew wiping the stage between songs, presumably due to the blood.

Welch continued, “It is not in my nature to postpone a show, and certainly not a UK tour, but I’m in pain and as dancers know, dancing on an injury is not a good idea. And have been told not to perform to avoid further damage.”

Florence + the Machine’s U.Ok. tour was scheduled to run by Nov. 30 in Dublin, Ireland. The trek can be rescheduled for 2023. At press time, the band had dwell exhibits scheduled for subsequent yr in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the U.Ok., in accordance with its website.

“Please hang on to your tickets. We are working our hardest to reschedule these dates for next year and we will let you know as soon as possible,” Welch added in her publish. “I’m heartbroken as the Dance Fever tour has been my favourite show we have ever put on. The communion with you. Your beautiful faces shining. I love you so much, and I’m so sorry to anyone who is disappointed.”

Florence + the Machine is touring in assist of its newest album, Dance Fever, which topped the U.Ok. chart, and reached No. 1 on Billboard‘s Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums charts.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.



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