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Florence + the Machine to Release MTV Unplugged Album

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Florence + the Machine performed acoustically for ‘MTV Unplugged’ last December. Now, the redheaded singer will release the performance on CD and DVD as ‘MTV Unplugged – A Live Album’ on April 10. It is Flo and co.’s first-ever live effort and it will include 11 tracks. It’s a mixed bag of originals and covers.

Of course, ‘Dog Days Are Over’ from ‘Lungs’ and ‘Shake It Out’ from ‘Ceremonials’ are included. But Flo covers Otis Redding’s ‘Try a Little Tenderness’ and the Johnny Cash/June Carter song ‘Jackson’ with an assist from rocker Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age.

A standard CD and a deluxe CD/DVD package will be sold, as will a download.

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reports that the ‘Unplugged’ special will air sometime this month. Kanye West and Q-Tip were said to be in attendance at the actual taping. Apparently, the rappers crush on Flo and her almighty voice.

‘MTV Unplugged – A Live Album’ Track List

‘Only If for a Night’
‘Drumming Song’
‘Cosmic Love’
‘Breaking Down’
‘Never Let Me Go’
‘Try a Little Tenderness’
‘No Light No Light’
‘ What the Water Gave Me’
‘Dog Days Are Over’
‘Shake It Out’

Watch Florence + the Machine Perform on KEXP

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