He's got the love: Barack Obama is a big Florence + The Machine fan 6 years ago

He's got the love: Barack Obama is a big Florence + The Machine fan

Barack Obama has lifted the lid on some of his favourite music, and there are a few surprises.

The US President has unveiled details of his two holiday playlists - and British bands feature highly.

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Florence + The Machine's 'Shake it Out' is one of the songs enjoyed by the Obamas during those family barbecues, along with Coldplay hit Paradise and Rolling Stones classic Gimme Shelter.

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Of course there is also plenty of American representation, with artists including Beyonce, Lauryn Hill and Bob Dylan all getting a nod.

All in all we think he's got pretty good taste...

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