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The Dream of Delphi

Bat For Lashes

The Dream of Delphi

Sixth album from baroque pop singer-songwriter Natasha Khan featuring contributions from Brad Oberhofer, Mary Lattimore and Jack Falby

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  1. 9.0 |   XS Noize

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  2. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Natasha Khan’s sixth album is a collection of ‘song poems’ exploring the idea of the ‘mother witch’
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    The art of creating timeless music from ordinary personal experiences
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  4. 8.0 |   Far Out

    Khan carries a distinctive style throughout the ten tracks but maintains the listener’s attention with a careful balance of intensity and emotion augmented by using organs, mellotrons, pianos, bass flutes and harps
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  5. 8.0 |   NME

    The Ivor Novello-winning artist's sixth record is another compelling listen as Khan moves into a new phase creatively and personally
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    This album is bravely beautiful, and one of her best. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    A project to sink into, Natasha Khan’s latest is another starkly beautiful missive from one of our most consistent artists
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  8. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Natasha Khan's sixth album is her most intimate and focused, exploring her feelings and state of mind following the birth of her daughter
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  9. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    With an evergreen conception, poetic lyrics, and ethereal instrumentation, Bat for Lashes has every chance to strike a chord with a wide audience and ensure her music lives on beyond her
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  10. 8.0 |   Beats Per Minute

    In a catalogue as rich with esoteric bangers as Bat for Lashes’, a work this defined and heartfelt still is a striking gem
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  11. 7.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Bat For Lashes uncovers motherhood's musical inspiration on The Dream Of Delphi
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  12. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The album is poignant and dreamily spiritual without ever succumbing to preciousness
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  13. 7.0 |   Uncut

    If the meandering electronic maelstroms of “Letter To My Daughter” and “Waking Up” don’t have the melodic hooks to gain the same traction, there’s a bewitching feel to it all that endures nonetheless. Print edition only

  14. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    I wouldn't necessarily recommend The Dream of Delphi to someone unfamiliar with Khan's previous work as Bat for Lashes. But for fans who've been along for the ride for the past two decades of Khan's fascinating career, it's a beautiful glimpse into an artist's journey into motherhood
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  15. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    The singer-songwriter’s new album tackles the tenderness of motherhood with a series of transportive, ambient-adjacent experiments
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  16. 6.6 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Despite being the shortest record in Natasha’s discography, it is also the most angular. Diversity is secondary to her vision and concept this time. It worked for the most part, yet as a whole, The Dream of Delphi could have easily been a more comprehensive affair
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  17. 5.8 |   Spin

    The Dream of Delphi paints boldly at times, but the overall picture is uneven
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  18. 4.0 |   The Arts Desk

    They certainly have a serious musicality, exploring a range of instrumentation, notably revolving analogue synth motifs as backing
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