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A few weeks back, we premiered Low’s cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” and it was great (more on that below). It’s their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man’s Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album’s title track). Betwee… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

Obviously, the best music-related video of the past seven days is the yelling goats remix of Taylor Swift’s “I Knew You Were Trouble,” and the second best is Wale attempting to fight a Toronto Raptors announcer during a game. Neither of these, however, is an actual music video, so I had to pick five others. More »

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Bat For Lashes – “Lillies” Video

"Lillies" is one of the standout spectral floats from last year's Bat For Lashes album The Haunted Man, and its brand-new video is the sort…
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2013 - 8:49 am

Watch Bat For Lashes, Widowspeak Perform Love Songs For Vogue

Valentine's Day being this week and all, Vogue is running a series of videos that show artists performing their love songs. That, in and of…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2013 - 11:26 am

Watch Bat For Lashes Do “Laura” On SiriusXMU Sessions

"With each album, I go through a really kind of terrifying period before I know what form it's gonna take so I feel like I'm…
Scott Lapatine | February 5, 2013 - 2:05 pm

Bat For Lashes – “A Wall” Video

Bat For Lashes just released her new video for "A Wall," a shivery song from The Haunted Man. Noel Paul, who directed Natasha Khan i…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2012 - 9:33 am

Watch Bat For Lashes On Jools Holland

Over the weekend, Bat For Lashes returned to Later ... With Jools Holland to perform a dramatic version of The Haunted Man single "Laura." Watch…
Corban Goble | November 8, 2012 - 12:55 pm

Premature Evaluation: Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man

Here's a weird and indefensible but completely genuine reaction that much-anticipated new albums sometimes provoke: I wish it was better. It's one thing if a…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2012 - 12:54 pm

Stream Bat For Lashes The Haunted Man

At this point, we’ve already heard a lot of the new Bat For Lashes album The Haunted Man; “A Wall,” “Oh Yeah” and “Winter Fields”…
Corban Goble | October 15, 2012 - 10:06 am

Bat For Lashes Covers Rihanna’s “We Found Love”

"We Found Love" is an unusually dark song for Rihanna, but in the hands of Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan, it's several shades darker still.
Michael Nelson | October 11, 2012 - 12:44 pm

Bat For Lashes – “A Wall,” “Oh Yeah” & “Winter Fields”

Bat For Lashes' long awaited third album The Haunted Man is coming later this month, and we've already heard three songs from it: "Laura," "Marilyn,"…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2012 - 4:31 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Obviously, this week's best music video wasn't a music video at all: It was the one where Gunplay goes fishing. I could've watched that for…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2012 - 1:33 pm

Bat For Lashes – “All Your Gold (Hercules And Love Affair Remix)”

Hercules And Love Affair give Bat For Lashes' "All Your Gold" a light house facelift, turning it into more of the swirling dance jam that…
Corban Goble | October 5, 2012 - 12:53 pm

Watch Bat For Lashes’ Live Set For BBC 6 Music

With her new album The Haunted Man imminent, Natasha Khan, recently taped a seven-song live-in-studio set for the BBC radio network 6 Music at London'…
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2012 - 2:49 pm

Bat For Lashes – “All Your Gold” Video

In the sweeping, visually striking video for Bat For Lashes' new single "All Your Gold," we see Natasha Khan twitchily dancing her way across a…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2012 - 9:05 am

Bat For Lashes’ Natasha Khan Discusses The Haunted Man, The Carpenters, And Her Naked Album Cover

It's been three long years since Natasha Khan -- aka Bat For Lashes -- released the wildly popular Two Suns (the best album ever to…
T. Cole Rachel | September 19, 2012 - 11:53 am

Bat For Lashes – “All Your Gold”

Next month, Bat For Lashes releases her new album The Haunted Man, her follow-up to 2009's superlative Two Suns. We've already heard two early tracks,…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2012 - 2:44 pm

Bat For Lashes – “Marilyn”

Here's a surging, starry new one from Bat For Lashes' forthcoming The Haunted Man, a slow-burn called "Marilyn." Hear it below.
Corban Goble | September 13, 2012 - 10:32 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was an amazing week for videos, but not a great week for videos with anything in common with each other. Here's the only narrative…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2012 - 3:56 pm

Bat For Lashes – “Laura” Video + NSFW The Haunted Man Cover

A flurry of Bat For Lashes news hit the web this afternoon as she premiered the studio version of "Laura" on BBC1. Capitalizing on that…
Corban Goble | July 23, 2012 - 2:47 pm

Watch Bat for Lashes Debut “Marilyn,” “Laura,” “A Wall” In Cambridge

Yesterday, Bat For Lashes announced plans to release her third album The Haunted Man. And last night, she played at the Junction in Cambridge, her…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2012 - 8:50 am