Wednesday 24 October 2012

Bat For Lashes

If you're a real music lover, still you'll barely recognise the name Natasha Khan. Maybe it's because she's using the stage name Bat For Lashes which is more memorable. This talented half-Pakistanian half-English young singer preformes since the release of her Mercury prize winner debut album Fur And Gold (2006). She also released Two Suns (2009) and now you can hear her highly-acclaimed third album called The Haunted man (2012). That's a good reason to hear five tracks of Bat For Lashes, two of them from the new album which might easily get into my 2012 favourite lists. And please. if you don't have enough time just hear fabulous Laura from her recent release. Enjoy...

1) Glass (Taken From Two Suns, 2009)

In 5 words: Fantasy mixed with reality views
Favourite Line: In the street's Broadways I seek him whom my soul loveth

2) Laura (Taken From The Haunted Man, 2012)

In 5 words: Excellent slow ballad for the night
Favourite Line: Keep your arms around me and softly say: Can we dance upon the tables again

3) Sad Eyes (Taken From Fur And Gold, 2006)

In 5 words: Sad eyes never been that sadder
Favourite Line: And when you smile those sad eyes look sadder and sadder still

4) Lilies (Taken From The Haunted Man, 2012)

In 5 words: Can smell their scent from here
Favourite Line: All the lilies on the hill scented tonight


5) Horse And I (Taken From Fur And Gold, 2006)

In 5 words: Joyride in a cold night
Favourite LineHorse and I. We're dancers in the dark

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