Bat For Lashes‘ Natasha Khan is set to go into the studio next week (February 25) to start work on her second record.
The singer-songwriter will be recording the follow-up to ‘Fur And Gold’, her Mercury Music Prize-nominated 2006 debut, in New York.
Khan claims the album will have a darker, more electronic feel than her more pastoral, keyboard-led debut, saying: “I don’t think it could be too wildly different because it always comes from the heart and that’s coming from the same place, but I think it’s gonna be more visceral, a bit more beaty and possibly a bit more darker.”
The Brit Awards nominee is also set to collaborate with New York band Gang Gang Dance on the album.
Speaking to XFM, Khan explained: “They’re gonna play drums and synths and I’m not gonna give away too much but it might involve, like, choirs and beats and electronics. So it’s all gonna be a big mixture.”
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