Florence + the Machine (a stylisation of Florence and The Machine), is a London, UK, art pop band led by singer-songwriter Florence Welch and formed in 2007. Lead singer, Florence Welch, was an art-college drop-out, from Camberwell (London), who was discovered singing Motown covers in a nightclub toilet, drunk. The band's début album was Lungs (Jul 2009, Universal), preceded by third single Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) (Jun 2009, Moshi Moshi).  "Lungs" went on to become number one in the UK album charts she preceded to ride the musical wave of success with her consecutive albums Ceremonials and How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful