NEWS: Bat For Lashes Announces New Tour And Album

Bat for Lashes’ highly anticipated third album The Haunted Man is to be released on 15 October 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 www.batforlashes.com

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 Novello songwriting award for ‘Daniel’ for ‘Best Contemporary Song’.

Bat for Lashes 2012 UK Dates:

Sun 15 July Latitude www.latitudefestival.co.uk
Sun 9 Sep Bestival http://2012.bestival.net/
Thu 18 Oct Inverness Ironworks www.ironworksvenue.com
Fri 19 Oct Edinburgh Picture House www.gigsinscotland.com
Sun 21 Oct Glasgow O2 ABC www.gigsinscotland.com
Mon 22 Oct Manchester Cathedral www.alt-tickets.co.uk
Thu 25 Oct Leeds Metropolitan University www.gigsandtours.com
Fri 26 Oct Norwich University of East Anglia www.gigsandtours.com
Sun 28 Oct Leicester O2 Academy www.gigsandtours.com
Mon 29 London Forum www.gigsandtours.com
Thu 1 Nov Birmingham HMV Institute www.gigsandtours.com
Fri 2 Nov Bristol Anson Rooms www.gigsandtours.com
Sat 3 Nov Portsmouth Pyramids www.gigsandtours.com
Sun 4 Nov Brighton Dome Concert Hall http://tickets.brightondome.org

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