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Alcohols Banned in Florence and the Machine's Concerts

January 25, 2010 (6:46 am) GMT
The vocalist of Florence and the Machine is determined to prohibit alcohols since getting drunk will tempt her to do dangerous stage acts.
Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine

star Florence Welch has banned booze backstage at her gigs - so she won't be tempted to get drunk and launch into her famous on-stage acrobatics. The singer's mother recently warned her to stop climbing equipment on stage after she witnessed her daughter dangling 30 feet (nine meters) in the air at a festival performance last summer.

And the "" star, 23, admits she only starts scaling the rigging when she's had a drink - so she's banned alcohol before her shows. She says, "My climbing is all to do with whiskey. If I drink, then it sends me totally loopy.

She adds, "Now I have banned alcoholic drinks on my rider before gigs. I think it's safer that way and it pleases my mum, who's convinced I am going to fall and kill myself."

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