35. Bat for Lashes – Two Suns

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35. Bat for Lashes – Two Suns (2009)

1. Glass
2. Sleep Alone
3. Moon and Moon
4. Daniel
5. Peace of Mind
6. Siren Song
7. Pearl’s Dream
8. Good Love
9. Two Planets
10. Travelling Woman
11. The Big Sleep (featuring Scott Walker)

Who is/are Bat for Lashes?

According to Twitter; ”The Bride‘ is out now: ‘.

Oh.

Why did you buy this album?

As I mentioned in my post about ‘Fur and Gold‘, this was bought following exposure to the singles ‘Prescilla‘ (from ‘Fur and Gold‘), and this album’s ‘Daniel‘.

What’s it like?

It’s a step forward from ‘Fur and Gold’, leaning more towards art-rock/pop more than its successor. There’s a darker feel to this album, and the obvious Kate Bush influences are toned down, but still there.

After listening to it now, do you (still) like this album?

I’ve listened to this slightly more than ‘Fur and Gold‘ in the past, but during this listen-through, I’ve found I prefer the latter. Sometimes ‘Two Suns‘ can just be a bit too sonically busy for its own good.

Any stand-out tracks?

Again, Bat for Lashes comes out with a strong opener, in this case ‘Glass‘. ‘Moon and Moon‘ is also a personal favourite. Closing track ‘The Big Sleep‘ gets an honourable mention thanks to the appearance of one Scott Walker…

Rating out of 10?

7/10.

Next up: Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man

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