Charlotte Hatherley (born 20 June 1979, London, England) is an English guitarist and singer-songwriter. She is also known as the former guitarist and backing vocalist in the rock band Ash. Currently she's performing under the alias Sylver Tongue. Before her days in Ash, Hatherley was playing in the obscure punk rock band, Nightnurse, from the age of 16. They received moderate success, and Ash frontman Tim Wheeler was present at one of their gigs.