Bat For Lashes, aka Natasha Khan, has officially announced her new album, called The Bride. It’s out July 1. A few weeks back he released a teaser ditty called “I Do”, today she has released the album’s first single “In God’s House”.
Bat For Lashes describes the album thus:
The Bride follows the story of a woman whose fiancé has been killed in a crash on the way to the church for their wedding. The Bride flees the scene to take the honeymoon trip alone, resulting in a dark meditation on love, loss, grief, and celebration.
Listen to the story unfold in “In God’s House” below:
Khan has also shared the first chapter of a story included with the album:
And, finally, she’s announced a handful of shows at churches in New York, Los Angeles, and England. Attendees are encouraged to wear their Sunday best.
04-20 Los Angeles, CA - First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood
05-13 Manchester, England - Manchester Cathedral
05-14 Brighton, England - St. Georges
05-16 London, England - Union Chapel
06-01 Brooklyn, NY - Saint Ann's