Featured Florist stories

2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Florist Emily Alone

The album's title is factually correct. Florist are a band. They've been a band since 2013. They've released two albums as a band. And yet…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2019 - 10:41 am


Finding Balance With Florist

"Where do you go when you just wanna go? Where do you go when you let it all go?" Emily Sprague asks on a song…
James Rettig | June 25, 2019 - 10:00 am

More Florist stories

Emily A. Sprague – “Mesa”

Ghostly International is releasing a new compilation, Thousands Of Eyes In The Dark, celebrating the label's 20-year history -- it'll be available digitally at the…
James Rettig | October 14, 2019 - 10:45 am

Florist – “M” Video

In the time since the release Florist’s 2017 album If Blue Could Be Happiness, songwriter Emily Sprague has released two really good ambient albums, and she's…
Keely Quinlan | July 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Florist – “Celebration”

Next week, Emily Sprague is releasing Emily Alone, her latest album under the name Florist. We've already heard two sparse, lovely songs, "Shadow Bloom" and…
Peter Helman | July 16, 2019 - 10:56 am

Florist – “Shadow Bloom” Video

Since Florist's 2017 album If Blue Could Be Happiness, Emily Sprague has released two really good ambient albums and ended up with one of her…
James Rettig | May 28, 2019 - 10:00 am

Florist Explain How Their Song Ended Up In Beyoncé’s Homecoming Documentary

Towards the end of Beyoncé's new Homecoming film for Netflix, which documents her performance at last year's Coachella, some warbled synths appear which might sound…
James Rettig | April 18, 2019 - 11:07 am

Emily A. Sprague – “Piano 2 (Mount Vision)”

Late last year, Florist's Emily A. Sprague released a really great ambient album, Water Memory. It's very calming and soothing, and it's become one of…
James Rettig | September 18, 2018 - 10:48 am

Emily A. Sprague (Florist) – “Water Memory 1″

Earlier this year, Emily Sprague released a new album with her folk project Florist, If Blue Could Be Happiness, and she's just announced that she'll…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Stream Florist If Blue Could Be Happiness

On Florist's debut album, 2016's The Birds Outside Sang, Emily Sprague explored feelings of unease and comfort during the process of recovery; its follow-up, If
James Rettig | September 25, 2017 - 12:53 pm


Florist – “Understanding Light”

In a few weeks, Florist are releasing their sophomore album, If Blue Could Be Happiness -- the follow-up to last year's great The Birds Outside
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 11:05 am

Florist – “Glowing Brightly”

Last month, Florist announced that they'd be following up their 2016 debut LP, The Birds Outside Sang, with a new album called If Blue Could
James Rettig | August 8, 2017 - 11:19 am

Florist – “What I Wanted To Hold”

At the beginning of last year, Band To Watch Florist released their debut full-length, The Birds Outside Sang, an evocative portrait that started off sounding…
James Rettig | July 19, 2017 - 3:31 pm

Hello Shark – “Drake Night” (Feat. Florist’s Emily Sprague)

Lincoln Halloran has been writing songs and performing as Hello Shark for almost a decade now. Delicate, his next full-length, is his first since moving…
James Rettig | August 11, 2016 - 11:21 am