If Natasha Khan wasn’t busy signing “What’s A Girl To Do” as she rode her bicyle getting her Donnie Darko on in BAT FOR LASHES’ 2007 breakthrough video, she’d instead probably have a Depeche Mode cassette playing through her Walkman headphones. And while we’d first peg Khan as a Violator kind of gal, lending her voice to cover “Strangelove” off Depeche Mode’s 1987 classic Music For The Masses is a stroke of genius by Gucci.
Following Friendly Fires’ take on the Mode song late last year for the ladies fragrance line, Bat For Lashes now soundtracks the sultry ad campaign for Gucci Pour Homme, in which Khan channels her inner Gahan as a Marylin Manson-free Evan Rachel Wood and Chris Even go to town on each other in the steamy Frank Miller-directed spot. Kinda hot, all around. Click the link for the Bat For Lashes mp3, then peep the Friendly Fires ad after the digital jump.
DOWNLOAD: Bat For Lashes "Strangelove" (Depeche Mode cover) [mp3]