Listen: Bat for Lashes Debut Sexwitch Album, Shares "Helelyos"

Listen: Bat for Lashes Debut Sexwitch Album, Shares “Helelyos”

Sounds good! We like it! Cant wait to hear the whole album! (out September 25 via Echo/BMG)

 

 

This past Saturday, Bat for Lashes‘ Natasha Khan unveiled her new project, Sexwitch, with a surprise set at Green Man Festival in Wales. Now, she’s announced its self-titled debut album, a set of six covers of 1970s psych and folk songs from around the world. It’s out September 25 via Echo/BMG. Check out the tracklist and listen to “Helelyos” below.

Sexwitch comprises Khan, her sometime collaborators TOY, and producer Dan Carey. The group first collaborated in 2013 on a cover of pre-revolution Iranian folk song “The Bride”. The album was recorded live in Carey’s South London studio. [via Pitchfork, read the whole interview on Pitchfork here]

Sexwitch will headline London’s XOYO on September 29.

Sexwitch:

01 Ghoroobaa Ghashangan (Iran)
02 Ha Howa Ha Howa (Morocco)
03 Helelyos (Iran)
04 Kassidat El Hakka (Morocco)
05 War In Peace (U.S.A)
06 Lam Plearn Kiew Bao (Thailand)