Bat for Lashes’ highly anticipated third album The Haunted Man is to be released on 15 October 15, 2012 via Parlophone.
A full UK tour has been announced for the Autumn, playing The Forum in London on 29 October and Natasha kicks off a summer of festival appearances including Latitude and Bestival. Full details of all tour dates can be found at Bat for Lashes
Since releasing the universally acclaimed album Two Suns in 2009, which has now sold over 250,000 copies, Natasha toured South America with Coldplay in 2010, collaborated with Beck to write a song for the Twilight film, Eclipse, headlined two sold out shows at the Sydney Opera House in June 2011 and covered Depeche Mode’s ‘Strangelove’ for Gucci’s Guilty campaign, released on limited release on 7” vinyl for this year’s Record Store Day.
Natasha has released two albums under the guise of Bat for Lashes. Her debut Fur And Gold came out in 2006 and was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize and earned two Brit Award nominations for ‘Best Female’ and ‘Best Newcomer’. Two Suns was also Mercury and Brit nominated, as well as winning Natasha an Ivor Novemberello songwriting award for ‘Daniel’ for ‘Best Contemporary Song’.
Bat for Lashes 2012 UK Dates:
Sunday 15 July Latitude Latitude Festival
Sunday 9 September Bestival
Thursday 18 October Inverness Ironworks £17.50 Ironworks venue
Friday 19 October Edinburgh Picture House £17.50 gigs in Scotland
Sunday 21 October Glasgow O2 ABC £17.50 gigs in Scotland
Monday 22 October Manchester Cathedral £17.50 ALT Tickets
Thursday 25 October Leeds Metropolitan University £17.50 gigs and Tours
Friday 26 October Norwich University of East Anglia £17.50 gigs and Tours
Sunday 28 October Leicester O2 Academy £17.50 gigs and Tours
Monday 29 London Forum £20 gigs and Tours
Thursday 1 November Birmingham HMV Institute £17.50 gigs and Tours
Friday 2 November Bristol Anson Rooms £17.50 gigs and Tours
Saturday 3 November Portsmouth Pyramids £17.50 gigs and Tours
Sunday 4 November Brighton Dome Concert Hall £17.50 Brighton Dome