Colchester's own Monster Florence are a force to be reckoned with.
The gritty grime meets hip-hop collective have released a string of essential singles, while their debut album won huge acclaim.
Storming last summer's Glastonbury, the band are a scorching live endeavour, with their up-front sound smashing through venues across the land.
New single 'Picture Frame' is a real fan favourite, and to celebrate its release Monster Florence shot a superb live clip.
The band occupied the historic Studio 2 in Abbey Road, London, a room haunted by music mythology.
Backed by a 14-piece band, Monster Florence worked closely throughout with potent collaborator Miles Kane.
Director James Kelly made the intro, and the resulting clip is a genuinely special performance.
Monster Florence’s Cameron Morrell (drums) comments: “As soon as we got to Abbey Road you could feel how special it is in the history of recorded music - ‘greatness only’ and you can feel it in the air. Wall to wall there are pictures and reminders of sessions that are just legendary. To be able to record there is any musicians dream...”
The band's keyboard/saxophone player Jonny Poole adds: “You know it’s the real deal when you’ve got a 14-piece band of like minded musicians ready to make some magic and further contribute to the legacy of Studio 2 at Abbey Road.”
Miles Kane says: “Basically when I heard the demo, to me it was the best song I had heard from the lads; killer mix of rap and Beatles vibe, it’s fresh and grabs you.”
A superb video, you can check the performance of 'Picture Frame' below.
Photo Credit: Geoff Lawrence
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