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Florence the Machine's High as Hope is on our short list of the best albums out on June 29. Vincent Haycock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 29: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now

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"I used metaphor a lot in earlier work to hide what it was that I was actually trying to say," Florence Welch says. Vincent Haycock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Florence Welch Is Thankful For Her Messy Teenage Years: 'It Formed Me'

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Top row, left to right: Cover art for Wilco, Kamasi Washington and Grimes; Middle row, left to right: Sufjan Stevens, Chvrches and Kendrick Lamar; Bottom row, left to right: Father John Misty, Joanna Newsom, Courtney Barnett Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2015

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Florence and the Machine's latest album is called How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Florence Welch Comes Face-To-Face With Herself On 'How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful'

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Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine, whose new album is titled How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Florence Welch On World Cafe

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan star in Baz Lurhmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby — but the new film's music is so bold it may as well be a character, too. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Picture hide caption

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'It Led Us On A Journey': The Musical World Of 'The Great Gatsby'

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Scottish producer Calvin Harris presents the fruits of a prolific year and a half on the new album 18 Months. Rukes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Calvin Harris On Dance-Pop As A 'Futuristic Experiment'

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Florence And The Machine: From Delicate To Fierce

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