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Florence + the Machine Was Discovered 'Singing Drunkenly in a Bathroom' (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Jun 22nd 2011 5:21AM
Florence Welch, 'The Colbert Report'There are many paths to fame, but perhaps few as unlikely as the one forged by Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine. As Stephen Colbert phrased it on 'The Colbert Report' (Weeknights, 11:30PM ET on Comedy Central), she was discovered while "singing drunkenly in a girls' bathroom."

There was also an element of lying, as Welch professed to have a band when she didn't, and then got that non-existent band booked to play at a Christmas party.

Things worked out for Welch, but we don't recommend these tactics as the best way to break into show business. First and foremost, we're surprised that such business deals are going down in bathrooms in Soho. But we're glad they are, as without them we wouldn't have Florence + the Machine.

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Michele

I played the electric guitar while showering once, but I'm alright. I'm alright. I'm alright.

June 23 2011 at 6:04 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
larry

I believe George Michael was also discovered in the bathroom-------------------------------by an undercover Police officer.

June 22 2011 at 11:45 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
larry

No surprize------I even sound good, singing in the bathroom. The acoustics are incredible with all the "hard surface".

June 22 2011 at 3:34 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
lujocat007

The person in charge of AGT camera work should be FIRED YOU SUCK! Keep the Fricken camera ont he talent ans stop trying to be some award winner. All this smash cutting around the room to the audience judges long shots short cuts messes it up. That thes same kind of crap that ruined James Bond 007 in the movie The Solace

June 22 2011 at 9:42 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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Big Rog

you need to figure out a way to NOT type like a 6 year old

June 22 2011 at 10:19 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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