The Tories have not got the love from Florence Welsh

Lawrence Kim
October 5, 2017

Florence is again causing trouble for Theresa May - but it has nothing to do with her crunch Brexit speech in the Italian city last month.

Florence Welch, frontwoman of Florence and the Machine, had strong words for Tories who used her song "You've Got the Love" on Wednesday (Oct. 4) at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, England.

As if it was not hilariously disastrous enough, Calvin Harris and Florence Welch have both slammed the party for using their music without permission during the conference.

The song is a cover of a 1986 single by Candi Staton.

The band's 2009 single "You've Got the Love" was played at the Conservative Party Conference this week, but Florence has pointed out that the party didn't ask for permission to use the track.

It is not the first time an artist has taken exception to their music being played in a political setting.

Welch added: "If the Conservative party could refrain from using our music in future".

In 2010, Keane blasted the Tories for playing their song Everybody's Changing at the party's manifesto launch.

The tune, about a one night stand, seemed somewhat inappropriate for use at a political event. "I do not support nor accept that we spend a happy song at an event so sad ".

The 31-year-old said the song would not have been approved had they been asked.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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