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Florence Welch 'freaked out' during X Factor show

Florence Welch has branded her appearance on Britain's The X Factor last year (11) the most "frightening" experience of her career because everything went wrong.

The Florence and the Machine star performed during the final stages of the hit talent show in November (11), but has revealed her rendition of Shake It Out came after a series of disasters, which left her "freaking out" throughout her set.


She tells Britain's Daily Star, "Just before it (The X Factor) went live one of the dancers' dresses got ripped and the stylist had to run on stage as they were counting down to the start.


"I had to stay really still and it was one of the most high-pressured things I've ever done. I was freaking out inside - it was so frightening.


"We all talked about how much could go wrong - I'm surprised more doesn't happen with live TV performances."