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Bat For Lashes | The Haunted Man

It's no myth that artists tend to struggle with the dreaded second-album slump, but less clichéd and much more real is the third-album choke — especially when previous releases are so critically acclaimed.
Capitol/Parlophone (2012)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  October 19, 2012
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Ten national pop acts that will dominate fall charts

When working on a sophomore follow-up to a successful debut, most bands react to the extra dough and time-as-luxury bounty given to them by trying to cram as much as they can into the confines of their new grooves.

By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 21, 2012

[mp3] Bat For Lashes cover Depeche Mode


If Natasha Khan wasn’t busy signing “What’s A Girl To Do” as she rode her bicyle getting her Donnie Darko on in BAT FOR LASHES’...
By Michael Marotta  |  February 23, 2011
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Ellis's endgame

A quarter-century after the debut of Less Than Zero , in what amounts to a self-referential epilogue, Ellis's spoiled children have grown into spoiled adults, and the magnets in their moral compasses rest askew.
Less than Less Than Zero
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  July 30, 2010
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2009: Year in national pop

These days, it's not so easy to feel useful as a music critic.
The cocky and the cock-blocked
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  December 25, 2009
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Charlotte Hatherley | New Worlds

Charlotte Hatherley is to the 1990s as the Black Crowes are to the 1960s: not a revivalist, mind you, but a sympathizer — a careerist.
Minty Fresh (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  December 18, 2009


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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009
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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009
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Heat wave

"It's so hot!" Bat for Lashes multi-instrumentalist frontwoman Natasha Khan was sweating it out between songs en route to her piano stage left. "So are you!" yelled a girl in the crowd.
Bat for Lashes, live at Paradise Rock Club, August 13, 2009
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 21, 2009
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Photos: Bat For Lashes at Paradise

Photos of Bat For Lashes at the Paradise Rock Club
Bat For Lashes, live at the Paradise on August 13, 2009
By DAVID F. NICHOLSON  |  August 21, 2009
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Bat for Lashes + Other Lives at the Paradise


Three months is a long time to hold one’s breath, but since Bat for Lashes’ April show was cruelly yanked from us, we’ve been counting...
By Shaula Clark  |  August 05, 2009


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Shoot the piano player

Robert Stillman's music is like an anachronistic, sepia-toned spin on the fanciful film scores of Jon Brion (Punch-Drunk Love, I Heart Huckabees). Both make fleet-footed, extremely visual piano songs with trotting melodies, a natural fit for an old sile
Robert Stillman returns with Master Box
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 24, 2009

Bat For Lashes cancels Paradise gig. Here's her Kings of Leon cover instead.


Figures -- we put the Bat Lady on the cover of the fishwrap this week, and within hours Natasha "BFL...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 27, 2009
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Bat girl

The strange world of Bat for Lashes is a lot like ours
Kapow! Bat for Lashes conquers darkness with Two Suns
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  April 24, 2009
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Bat for Lashes | Two Suns

Natasha Khan became a sort of viral video sensation a couple of years ago with her inventive video for "What's a Girl To Do."
Astralwerks (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  April 10, 2009
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Make it new!

A refresher course from the indies
A refresher course from the indies
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  March 16, 2009


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Guest lists 2007


Phoenix and WFNX staffers submit their ten best albums of the year
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 21, 2007