Using a name equally inspired by David Sylvian and Lyra Silvertongue, the heroine of Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Materials reserve series, Sylver Tongue may be the electro-pop task of Charlotte Hatherley. After departing her post as Ash’s guitarist in 2006, Hatherley pursued her single profession in earnest, launching two albums, 2007’s Deep Blue (the follow-up to her 2004 debut, Gray Will Fade) and 2009’s New Worlds. She also proved helpful being a touring guitarist, initial as part of KT Tunstall’s live music group and then within Bat for Lashes’ touring ensemble, while carrying on to focus on her very own music. For Sylver Tongue, Hatherley drew motivation not only from Sylvian’s function however the music of Prince, David Bowie, and Sophistication Jones, aswell as sci-fi as well as the noises of her classic Juno synth. She collaborated with manufacturer Adam Rutledge on Sylver Tongue’s debut EP, Something Big, that was released by Dance Cash, a label from a musical collective that included Frosty Specks’ Al Spx as an associate. Something Big found its way to November 2012, right before Sylver Tongue embarked on the tour with Bat for Lashes.