Bat For Lashes Neil Krug

NEWS: Bat For Lashes is streaming new album ‘The Bride’

Next Friday singer and producer Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, is releasing her fourth album The Bride.  Ahead of its release, the new record is now streaming in full via NPR.  A concept album inspired by Khan’s film I Do, The Bride centres around a woman left to contemplate her grief and future after her fiancé is killed in a car accident on their wedding day.

The LP features the recent single ‘Sunday Love’ as well as the teaser tracks ‘In God’s House,’ ‘Joe’s Dream’ and ‘I Do.’  On the whole, it sees Khan returning more to the minimalism of her first album Fur and Gold and moving slightly away from the electronic pop of 2012’s The Haunted Man.  It’s an emotive record punctuated by haunting soundscapes, flourishes of bluesy guitar and strings.  Listen below.

The Bride is officially released on 1st July via Parlophone.

Photo credit: Neil Krug

God is in the TV is an online music and culture fanzine founded in Cardiff by the editor Bill Cummings in 2003. GIITTV Bill has developed the site with the aid of a team of sub-editors and writers from across Britain, covering a wide range of music from unsigned and independent artists to major releases.