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.


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)