Bat For Lashes
Fur and Gold
6 Audio Streams
Fur and Gold is the debut album from Bat For Lashes, the nom de plume of singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and visual artist Natasha Khan. Born in 1979, yet combining influences that span decades, Natasha's work dwells in the elemental, emerging in timeless forms.
Bat For Lashes' music is bold and vivid. Her live shows, with accomplices Ginger Lee and Abi Fry, are made up of thunderous marching band drums, desert guitar, ballet school piano, harpsichord, sub-bass snarls, hand-claps and naive beats. There are also interludes of exquisite heartbreak - the piano ballad 'Sad Eyes' has on more than one occasion left audience members in tears.
Recorded in London and Brighton, Natasha co-produced the album with David Kosten (Faultline). Josh T Pearson (Lift To Experience) guests, adding guitar and vocals on three tracks - the brooding live favourite 'Trophy', 'Seal Jubilee' and the finale 'I Saw A Light', adding the kind of hymns and chaos that only the son of a preacher could provide.
Having spent parts of her childhood in Pakistan, Natasha Khan now lives by the sea in England... where she regularly follows her dreams.