Bat For Lashes announces new album with (probably) NSFW cover, dramatic new video

Bat For Lashes announces new album with (probably) NSFW cover, dramatic new video

Back in 2006, Bat For Lashes’ Natasha Khan made her debut as the somber-voiced songstress of the year. Lana del Rey may have usurped the crown of moody crooning in recent months, but Khan is about to give the “Video Games” singer a run for her money.

Bat For Lashes’ latest record, The Haunted Man, will be released Oct. 23 and comes complete with a cover shot by art-world darling Ryan McGinley featuring Khan clad in a whole lot of nothing. The first single off the album, “Laura,” recently hit the web, and comes accompanied by a slow, elegiac music video shot by Noel Paul. If “Laura” is a precursor for the sounds to come, expect them to be mellow and honeyed without ever becoming overly sweet. 

“Laura” is available at all digital music stores today.

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