Florence + the Machine postpone tour after singer breaks her foot

Florence + the Machine postpone tour after singer breaks her foot

I can’t wait for you to get back on my feet. “

Florence Welch is hanging up her dancing shoes, at least for now.

The Florence the Machine frontwoman announced that the band must postpone the U.K. leg of their Dance Fever tour — which just kicked off Nov. 16 — after she discovered she had recently broken her foot. The group was originally scheduled to perform at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday.

” “I’m so sorry to report that, after an Xray, it seems that I was dancing with a broken foot last evening,” Welch wrote on Instagram . “It is not my nature to delay a show, certainly not a U.K. Tour, but I’m hurt and, as dancers will know, it is not a good idea to dance on an injury. To avoid further damage, I was told not to perform. “

The “Dog Days Are Over” singer asked fans to “please hold on to your tickets to the remaining seven shows in England and Scotland that were delayed.” She added, “We are working hard to reschedule those dates for next year and we will let everyone know as soon as possible. ” I’m devastated, as Dance Fever has been my favorite show ever put on,” Welch said. “The communion with. Your beautiful faces shining. I love you so very much and I’m sorry for anyone who is disappointed. My heart hurts. I can’t wait for you to get me back on my feet.

LISBON, PORTUGAL – JULY 07: Florence Welch of Florence & The Machine performs on the NOS stage at day 2 of NOS Alive festival on July 07, 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Pedro Gomes/Redferns)

Florence the Machine have postponed their U.K. tour after lead singer Florence Welch broke her foot.

| Credit: Pedro Gomes/Redferns

Following the band’s announcement, their supporting act, musician Willie J Healey, took to social media to share his well-wishes for Welch. “Sad news today regarding the Florence and the Machine Tour,” Healey wrote on Instagram. @florence, get well soon! “

Florence the Machine recently wrapped the U.S. stint of their Dance Fever tour in October, during which a fan tossed a fake hand on stage as a gift to the singer. Their fifth studio album, Dance Fever, was released in May.

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