Thursday, November 29, 2007

Bat for Lashes

It's not often I sing high praise like this but the new Bat for Lashes record Fur and Gold just hit me like thunder on a quite night. I wore out my digital copy of "What's a Girl to Do" this summer and today got myself around to buying the whole record. These songs are honey. Dark, somber, and full of fantasy, this is one of the best records of the year...

Here's a videos from the record:


She says her songs come to her in dreams. There could be no other root for music this honest and private.

Besides, how can you not love a band with Bat in the name.