It's easy to compare Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine to theatrical musicians like Kate Bush and Björk, but recently the British singer revealed to Matt Pinfield that her primary influences are visceral male figures like Tom Waits and Iggy Pop. And her all-time favorite performer and song? That would be Otis Redding's "Try a Little Tenderness." Watch this bonus clip from MTV2's 120 Minutes With Matt Pinfield, where Welch details her love for Otis and what she watches before hitting the stage.
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