Laura is the first track on Bat For Lashes‘ new album The Haunted Man, set to be released October 15 2012. In this mournful, penetrating anthem, Natasha Khan offers reassurances to a friend who’s seemingly lost herself in an empty, unfulfilling world of celebrity-dom. “You say they’ve all left you behind,” she murmurs, voice cracking… “You’re the glitter in the dark, Oooh Laura, you’re more than a superstar…”
This post is part of our Thursday Morning Melody series. Every Thursday we feature the music video and lyrics to a song that touches us deeply. If there’s a melody you wish to share with the Intent community, please send it to us at editor [at] intent.com (and tell us why).