Florence + The Machine frontwoman Florence Welch was acting at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard when a “bloody-severed hand” was lobbed at her from the group.
Fortunately it was a faux appendage and the singer noticed the humour within the weird reward.
In a video posted to the band’s TikTok account, Welch is seen remarking on the reward – which has seemingly been thrown up alongside a bouquet of flowers.
“It’s a fantastic bloody severed hand,” she reacted.
“How do you know?
“I’m gonna eat this later.”
Welch, who’s on the North American leg of the Dance Fever world tour, then positioned the hand on a stage prop behind her earlier than carrying on with the live performance.
As a part of the tour, the band is about to go to Australia for the primary time in 4 years following the discharge of Florence + The Machine’s fifth studio file Dance Fever in Could.
The indie favourites will kick off a nationwide run of reveals at RAC Area on March 4, 2023.
They final ventured Down Beneath in 2019 with a sell-out run of reveals, which have been described as “mesmerising” by critics.
It comes as Welch just lately admitted the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic made her ponder shelving their newest album.
“There have been so many moments the place I had practically gave up on this file. There have been so many moments the place I practically went, ‘It simply appears like the way in which that the world is, that is simply too laborious to complete,” she mentioned.
The 35-year-old additionally admitted she went via a grieving course of when reside music was cancelled on the peak of the pandemic, and didn’t know whether or not she’d return to the stage.
“I felt like this cathedral of contact that I had constructed had simply flattened in a single day. And the grief and the lack of… It’s additionally, it was like, ‘It’s my job’,” she mentioned.
“And I simply didn’t know if it will come again and I don’t know the way to do anything. I don’t know the way to do anything? As a result of, there have been so many false begins as nicely of like, ‘We are able to go to complete the file, or we are able to’t, there’s one other variant. We’re going to get to New York to do it. Oh, we are able to’t. Everybody in England has COVID, you may’t depart. America doesn’t need you.’
“And so, there have been so many false begins of whether or not this file would even end.
“And you’d see a tour go up, you’d see it get cancelled.”