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Bat For Lashes Back With 'The Haunted Man' This October


Bat For Lashes' Natasha Kahn will release The Haunted Man on October 15 in the UK on Parlophone/EMI and likely the day after Stateside. The record, Bat For Lashes' third release, is a followup to 2009's Two Suns.

The enigmatic Kahn has also announced a fall UK tour that will support the album's release; no North American dates announced yet. Tickets for the UK tour go on sale this Friday, June 15, at 9 a.m. Bat For Lashes will also be hitting the EU/UK festival circuit hard this summer; a full lineup is here.

Bat For Lashes will be playing an intimate gig in Cambridge, UK tonight. Coincidentally, frequent Bat For Lashes touring guitarist Charlotte Hatherley, ex of Ash, recently launched a new band called Sylver Tongue and also has a gig this evening in London, opening for Bright Light Bright Light.

Below is video footage of  a new Bat For Lashes song, below, that was played in Sydney last year.

Bat For Lashes UK Fall Tour:
Oct 18 Inverness, Scotland - Ironworks
Oct 19 Edinburgh, Scotland - Picture House
Oct 21 Glasgow, Scotland - O2 ABC
Oct 22 Manchester, UK - Cathedral
Oct 25 Leeds, UK - Metropolitan University
Oct 26 Norwich, UK - University of East Anglia
Oct 28 Leicester, UK - O2 Academy
Oct 29 London, UK - HMV Forum
Nov 01 Birmingham, UK - HMV Institute
Nov 02 Bristol, UK - Anson Rooms
Nov 03 Portsmouth, UK - Pyramids
Nov 04 Brighton, UK - Dome Concert Hall