Thursday, February 26, 2009

Caroline Weeks of Bat For Lashes debut solo album 'Songs For Edna'

Caroline Weeks is a multi-instrumentalist and has been a part of Bat For Lashes over the past three years. While she is involved in a handful projects across a variety of genres, (a death-folk-roots trio and a Bulgarian folk choir to name two) she is also now releasing her debut solo album, Songs For Edna, on April 7th. The record is a beautifully sparse folk record with all lyrics borrowed from late American poet Edna St. Vincent-Millay. Caroline is a classically trained flautist and has taught herself numerous instruments including her favorite, a 3/4 size Spanish guitar with her own 'secret' tuning.

You can get a glimpse of the new album by downloading the gorgeous closing track, "Elegy", below.

Elegy (MP3)

Track List:

1. See Where Capella with her golden kids
2. What lips my lips have kissed
3. Wild Swans
4. Renascence
5. Oh, sleep forever in the Latmian cave
6. The return
7. Pity me not
8. I shall go back
9. Elegy