Florence + The Machine's Florence Welch Congratulates Drake on Their Same-Day New Albums With Throwback Video


Its been a big day for music lovers, with both Florence + The Machine and Drake's highly anticipated new albums dropping on the same day. The intimate High as Hope and revealing Scorpion could not be more different sonically, but Florence Welch and Drake go way back as friends, according to a sweet tweet posted Friday (June 29).

Welch tweeted, “It's wonderful to be putting music out into the world on the same day as you @Drake. This is us back on our 1st. Congratulations on your 5th, honoured to share my 4th birthday with you x x.”

The clip — which shows the two performing together and finishes f with fireworks and an embrace between the stars — comes from January 2011, when Drake brought Welch onstage at London's Hammersmith Apollo to fill in for Alicia Keys on his Thank Me Later track “Fireworks.”

Check out the tweet below.