As Natasha For Lashes told us back in January, her new album’s called Two Suns because it’s all about duality: “two lovers, two planets, two sides of a personality.” Well “Moon And Moon,” not to be confused with the Microphones “Moon Moon,” satisfies Ms. Khan’s advance thematic billing prima facie. The simple, spare piano-and-vocal arrangement she brings to this performance from the BBC’s The Culture Show is precisely how it sounds on the album, but for a background vocal effect or two, so if you like this as much as you liked “Glass,” you are two steps into loving that LP. The ladies of her backing band join on handclaps, shoo-wops and matching Athenian headdress.

Two Suns, two down:

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Comments (13)
  1. Paul  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

    Really, why would I ever confuse a Bat for Lashes song with a Microphones song? Oh, because the titles are similar? I get it. CLEVER. If you’re gonna bump up your word count, Amrit, don’t be dumb.

    • Ao  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

      Well, there was some totally disproportionate hostility.

      • Paul  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

        Weak writing offends me, and should offend everyone. That bit served no purpose within the context of the post, and comes across like a brain fart.

        Seriously, read it again and see if it doesn’t stick out like a sore thumb.

        • JP  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

          Paul. Go home. Don’t come back.
          Natasha: You and Elverum can come on over and get it. Triple Moon remix style.

  2. Dasher  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

    Natasha “debuted” this two years ago on a podcast for ‘Fur and Gold’ as well as at several Bat For Lashes shows over the two years between then and now. Great Scoop here, Stereogum.

  3. Vincent  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

    This video is 2 years old.

  4. true  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

    This has been on youtube for nearly two years.

    But yeah, it’s on the album and it sounds like this.

    The album is awesome.

  5. pedantic redcoat  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

    Paul, good luck with your one man campaign. All onanists march alone.

  6. Paul. tut tut. Stereogum diss FAIL.

    or maybe i’m also ruining the internet.

  7. synaesthete  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2009 0

    so moon and moon like the brooklyn band that her ex-boyfriend was in then

  8. You realize that that Culture Show video is from two years ago, right? It’s hardly a “debut.”

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