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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 The Haunted Man Out This Fall

Two Suns, Bat For Lashes' excellent sophomore album, is now more than three years old. And thankfully, Natasha Khan has now announced plans to follow…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2012 - 8:54 am

Download Bat For Lashes’ 10 Best Cover Songs

Yesterday we posted a live version of an ethereal new tune Bat For Lashes did at Australia's Vivid Festival. The second part of the Opera…
Scott Lapatine | June 7, 2011 - 3:29 pm

Hear Bat For Lashes Play A New Tune At Vivid Fest

Kate Bush is back in the news and so is one of her offspring: Over the weekend Natasha Khan and a string quartet performed a…
brandon | June 6, 2011 - 9:55 am

Bat For Lashes Covers Depeche Mode

Gucci Guilty For Him, a new men's cologne from the Italian label, hired Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan to do this cover of "Strangelove" for…
jessica | February 22, 2011 - 9:51 am

Welcome Back Kings Of Leon With 15 Covers Of “Use Somebody”

Kings Of Leon released a new single and video this week and dozens (dozens!) of you lurkers stepped up to discuss it. KoL has become…
Scott Lapatine | September 9, 2010 - 5:06 pm

Stream Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack

You heard Vampire Weekend's "Jonathan Low" (one of VW's top three songs about vampires) and before that Muse's “Neutron Star Collision (Love Is Forever)” (inescapable…
Scott Lapatine | June 2, 2010 - 12:28 pm

Twilight: Eclipse Soundtrack Nabs Vampire Weekend, Beck, Bat For Lashes

After Thom Yorke, Bon Iver & St. Vincent, and Grizzly Bear & Beach House made soundtracks to multi-million dollar hormonal-teenage-vampires-in-love franchises a safe place for…
Amrit Singh | May 12, 2010 - 1:12 pm

Bat For Lashes Covers Radiohead, Cure, Peter Gabriel With String Quartet

Thom Yorke's an avowed fan of Natasha's, placing "Horse And I" on his iTunes Playlist with the note "Natsha Khan of Bat For Lashes ain’t…
Amrit Singh | February 25, 2010 - 2:59 pm

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice 4: 2009 Mashed Up

There could not have been a more apt ID3 than that of Freelance Hellraiser's "Stroke Of Genius," the MP3 that launched this decade's most fitting…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2009 - 10:59 am

Skream Remixes Bat For Lashes

Joining Dave Sitek and Fever Ray producers Van Rivers & the Subliminal Kid, UK knob turner Skream offers up a new take on Two Suns
Amrit Singh | October 6, 2009 - 11:59 am

Speech Debelle Wins 2009 Mercury Prize

Just today people were talking about big money bets coming in for Speech Debelle to win the Mercury Prize, and what do you know, the…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 5:37 pm

Two Suns Gets Deluxe Edition

The double CD/DVD collects the odds and ends Bat For Lashes have shared in the last few months (alternate versions of the first two singles,…
Scott Lapatine | August 24, 2009 - 10:49 am

Bat For Lashes Brings “Sleep Alone” To Fallon

James Fallon invited Natasha Khan to perform the latest Two Suns single on his late night show yesterday. That'd be "Sleep Alone," which has a…
Amrit Singh | August 12, 2009 - 4:40 pm

Lollapalooza 2009 Wrap-Up

If you weren't talking about the weather in Grant Park this weekend, you weren't in Grant Park this weekend. And really that would've been a…
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2009 - 3:11 pm

New Bat For Lashes – “Sleep Alone (Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid Remix) (Stereogum Premiere)

The latest track from Natasha Khan's synthed-up triumph Two Suns to get the This Is A Single treatment is "Sleep Alone." It's got a video
Amrit Singh | August 5, 2009 - 2:10 pm

New Bat For Lashes Video – “Sleep Alone”

So far Natasha Khan's given us a couple of compelling Two Suns videos: "Daniel" went for a sinister modern dancing (and Karate Kid) vibe and…
brandon | August 3, 2009 - 1:05 pm

Mercury Prize 2009 Nominees

Earlier this morning, British DJ/television presenter Lauren Laverne announced the dozen 2009 Mercury nominees at London's Hospital Club. The prize, of course, is for the…
brandon | July 21, 2009 - 10:19 am

Bat For Lashes Brings “Daniel” To Kimmel

Natasha's made good use of her time on the coasts, combining a couple of hailed shows with a Letterman appearance here, and stopping over at…
Amrit Singh | June 25, 2009 - 1:04 pm

Bat For Lashes @ El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles 6/16/09

When Natasha Khan came to NYC to do Letterman and a pair of shows at Bowery Ballroom and Music Hall Of Williamsburg earlier this spring,…
Amrit Singh | June 17, 2009 - 12:14 pm

Dave Sitek Remixes Bat For Lashes

Under the guise of 909, TV On The Radio’s studio guru has injected some tribal, mystical funk into Two Suns’s chilly synth jam “Sleep Alone.”…
Amrit Singh | June 10, 2009 - 5:07 pm