Bat For Lashes is a Vampire within the Self-Directed Video for “Children within the Darkish”

Misplaced Ladies Due Out September 6 through AWAL Recordings

Jul 02, 2019

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Bat For Lashes (aka Natasha Khan) is releasing a brand new album, Misplaced Ladies, on September 6 through AWAL Recordings. Beforehand she shared its first single, “Children within the Darkish” (which was one in all our Songs of the Week). Now she has shared a video for the monitor. Khan directed it herself and stars because the album’s most important character Nikki Pink, on this case as a vampire stalking a lover, backed by a gang of feminine vampires. Watch it under.

Bat For Lashes has additionally been sharing some intriguing teaser movies on Instagram that tie into the album and the “Children within the Darkish” video. You may watch a few of them right here and others on her Instagram.

Misplaced Ladies is the follow-up to 2016’s idea album The Bride, which got here out through Parlophone/Warner Bros. Though in 2018 Khan scored the BBC/Netflix present Requiem, for which she picked up an Ivor Norvello Award.

A earlier press launch set the scene for Misplaced Ladies this manner: “If her final album, The Bride, was melancholy and mournful, a tone poem of loss and remorse, Misplaced Ladies is her mischievous youthful sister, widescreen in scope and bursting with Technicolour depth. It is an album for driving at nighttime; holding palms at sundown; leaping off bridges with vampires; using your bike throughout the moon…. Spanning 10 tracks, Misplaced Ladies sees Khan dreaming up her personal totally fashioned parallel universe, creating an off-kilter coming of age movie wherein gangs of marauding feminine bikers roam our streets, youngsters make out on automotive hoods and a strong feminine power casts spells and go away clues for us to observe. The ladies of Misplaced Ladies are parallel to one in all Khan’s earlier feminine protagonists, the robust, darkness-driven Pearl, from her 2009 lauded album Two Suns. Throughout the ladies of Misplaced Ladies and the character Nikki Pink, Khan unfolds components of herself; inside these songs, we do the identical.”  

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