As soon as Natasha Khan, or as everyone knows her, Bat for Lashes, took the stage at Webster Hall last Friday night, decked out in a multi-patterned flared jumpsuit, you knew you were in for a treat. As the band stood slightly behind her, Natasha had all the space she needed to sing, sway, and dance. She slinked across the stage, her microphone in hand, belting her loud and powerful voice to the packed shimmying room. At some point, someone threw a lily on the ... Read More
BY shannon carlin in Music Stuff on Jan 10, 2013 |
Smack dab in the middle of Flavorpill’s Manhattan office, right in front of the mural painted by Swoon, sat Natasha Khan, better known as Bat For Lashes.
The British singer was preparing herself to sing in front of the intimate crowd of 40 or so people who had won a chance to see her perform as part of Flavorpill Sessions, an in-office acoustic concert series that is broadcast live on Livestream.com.
With 15 minutes until show time, Khan was ... Read More
In the three and a half years since Bat for Lashes (aka Natasha Khan) released Two Suns, her brand of vaguely goth chamber pop has taken off—just ask Florence + the Machine, Zola Jesus, or Grimes. Those ladies are wonderful, of course, but we’ve missed Bat for Lashes’ singularly weird beauty. On her third album, The Haunted Man, Khan’s talent is out in full force. Opener “Lilies” kicks things off with an operatic, ... Read More