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Natasha Khan is a British Pakistani artist, currently living in London. Khan is primarily a musician, singer and songwriter and has been a professional recording artist under the moniker “Bat For Lashes” for the past 15 years She has released five studio albums as Bat For Lashes, three of which charted in the UK top 10. Natasha has three Mercury Prize nominations, three BRIT Awards nominations and two Ivor Novello’s wins, for Song of the Year and Best Soundtrack in 2019.
Her music and soundtrack writing has been used across films, such as ‘The Twilight Saga’ and ‘The Hunger Games’ as well as fashion campaigns such as Thierry Mugler, Chanel, Gucci and Miu Miu. Natasha has performed globally at Coachella, Glastonbury, Latitude and Laneway amongst others, she has supported Radiohead, Coldplay and Depeche Mode on extensive tours.
Khan spent the next few years collaborating with other musicians. Most notably producer Dan Carey and the band TOY on 2013’s “The Bride,”. A cover of a pre-revolution Iranian folk song that Carey released via his Speedy Wunderground label. The project expanded into Sexwitch. Whose 2015 album featured covers of psych-folk songs hailing from Morocco, Thailand, Iran, and the United States. Khan also worked with Carey on Bat for Lashes’ fourth album The Bride. A concept album about a woman whose fiancé has been killed in a crash on the way to their wedding.
The album’s lead single, “I Do,” arrived in February 2016. Khan also directed a short film by the same name that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival that April. With The Bride itself arriving in July. Her fifth full-length album, Lost Girls, arrived in September 2019 and included the single “Kids in the Dark.”
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