"Dog Days Are Over" is the second single released by Florence and the Machine from their debut album Lungs. NME, (a music journalism publication in the United Kingdom) placed it at number 33 on its list "150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years".  Following the performance of "Dog Days Are Over" on the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, the track sold 96,000 digital downloads which signified a 257% increase over the previous week and leaped to number 21 giving Florence her first top 30 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. It has now gone on to sell over 2,000,000 downloads in the United States alone.