words & photos by Amanda Hatfield

Florence + The Machine at Barclays Center
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Florence + the Machine are on tour now with Grimes, and they began their two-night stand at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night (6/14). Florence's set was great. She's always seemed built for an arena stage, and last night she really took advantage of having room to run around and pirouette (which she did A LOT). She actually mentioned playing her first NY show at Bowery Ballroom and said she was too drunk to remember it, adding this show was better. During "Spectrum" she held up and twirled a rainbow flag and led the crowd in a goosebump-inducing chant of "love is love is love is love."

Grimes' opening set was, of course, a little shorter than at her own shows, and included a handful of favorites off last year's Art Angels (like "REALiTi," "Flesh Without Blood," "Venus Fly," and "Kill v. Maim") and the two big ones off Visions ("Genesis" and "Oblivion").

Florence and Grimes do it again at Barclays Center tonight (6/15). Tickets are still available. More pictures and setlists from last night below.

Florence + The Machine at Barclays Center
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Grimes

Florence + The Machine

Florence + The Machine at Barclays Center
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Florence + The Machine at Barclays Center
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Florence + The Machine at Barclays Center
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Florence + The Machine at Barclays Center
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Florence + The Machine at Barclays Center
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Grimes Setlist (via)
REALiTi
Flesh without Blood
Venus Fly
Genesis
Artangels
Oblivion
World Princess Part II
Kill v. Maim

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Florence Setlist (via)
What the Water Gave Me
Ship to Wreck
Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up)
Shake It Out
Delilah
Sweet Nothing (Calvin Harris cover)
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Cosmic Love
Various Storms & Saints
Queen of Peace
Mother
Spectrum
You've Got the Love (The Source cover)
Dog Days Are Over

Encore:
What Kind of Man

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