I've been looking for an excuse to post something about Bat for Lashes, so here it is: just minutes ago the short list for the Mercury Prize was announced.
The Young Knives : Voices Of Animals And Men Bat For Lashes: Fur And Gold Jamie T: Panic Prevention Klaxons : Myths Of The Near Future The View: Hats Off To The Buskers Amy Winehouse: Back To Black Basquiat Strings: Basquiat Strings Dizzee Rascal : Maths + English New Young Pony Club: Fantastic Playroom Maps : We Can Create Fionn Regan: The End Of History Arctic Monkeys: Favourite Worst Nightmare
Here's the stunning vid for Bat For Lashes' "What's Girl to Do'. Be sure to cop the vinyl of her debut album. The artwork alone is gonna make it a collector's item for sure.
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