Bat for Lashes: The Bride

On July 1, 2016, “Parlaphone” label released “The Bride”, the fourth Bat for Lashes (Natasha Khan) studio album. It was recorded 2012 – 2015, and was produced by David Baron, Dan Carey, Ben Christophers, Simone Felice, Matt Hales, Head, Natasha Khan and Jacknife Lee.

Personnel:

  • Natasha Khan– vocals, Omnichord, guitars, mandolin, tambourine, Rhodes, drum programming; keyboards,  pocket piano, synth; harp; drums, string arrangements, celesta, vibraphone, bass synth, drum machine; handclaps; art direction, concept
  • Kevin Salem – guitar
  • Dawn Landes– guitar, backing vocals
  • Ben Christophers – vocals, bowed guitar,; bass, sound effects, piano,  recording
  • David Baron– bass, synth, Rhodes, programming, string arrangements, sound effects, recording, mixing
  • Lou Rogai– guitar, bass, backing vocals
  • Leo Taylor– drums
  • Alex Reeves – timpani; drums, percussion
  • Simone Felice – drums, recording
  • Matt Hales–drum programming, recording, synth
  • Sandy Bell – backing vocals
  • Rachael Yamagata– backing vocals
  • Jacknife Lee– programming, recording, sampler, synth
  • Davide Rossi – string arrangements, string recording, strings
  • Dan Carey– programming, recording, synth
  • Pete Hanlon – recording, engineer
  • Head – recording, mixing
  • Tony Cousins – mastering
  • Neil Krug – photography
  • Richard Welland – design
  • Michael Whitham – director of photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Natasha Khan, except where noted.

  1. I Do
  2. Joe’s Dream
  3. In God’s House
  4. Honeymooning Alone
  5. Sunday Love – Natasha Khan, Dan Carey
  6. Never Forgive the Angels
  7. Close Encounters
  8. Widow’s Peak – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice
  9. Land’s End
  10. If I Knew
  11. I Will Love Again – Natasha Khan, Simone Felice, Lou Rogal
  12. In Your Bed

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.