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Lana Del ReyLana’s sixth studio album ‘Norman F’in Rockwell’ was released this past August to high praises, with Pitchfork calling her One of America’s greatest living songwriters.” The highly anticipated album includes songs such as ‘Venice Bitch,’ ‘Mariners Apartment Complex,’ and her hit cover of Sublime’s ‘Doin’ Time’. Instead of self-immolating, Del Rey exploded into one of the most consistent album artists and world-builders of this decade, aesthetically presaging pop music’s — and the world’s — turn toward opiates and apocalypse.

On August 20, 2015 , Del Rey announced the tracklisting of Honeymoon via social media. The album went up for pre-order the next day, and it included ” High by the Beach ” and the first promotional single, ” Terrence Loves You “.

Lana Del Rey might’ve just released her sixth studio album, Norman Fucking Rockwell!, this week. But she’s already got her next album, White Hot Forever, in the works.


Evocations of classic Hollywood glamour. Sultry and cinematic melancholia. Love letters to the 1950’s and 60’s American culture. The aforementioned listed conjures just one name in contemporary music; Lana Del Rey.

Lana del Rey gained visibility in 2011 through intriguing single Video Games” with its music video, which quickly became viral. Millions of fans immediately fell in love with this new, retro-admirer artist. The key to success in her music was mixing old Hollywood, elegance and glamour with contemporary elements like: hip hop, samples and above all the impact of social media. Debut album “Born to Die” became one of the most important and best-selling albums of 2012 and the next two records- “Ultraviolence” and “Honeymoon” successfully consolidated her status as a star. Presenting the fifth album “Lust For Life”, Lana Del Rey made a tribute to her most faithful, insanely devoted fans. Last year we could hear “Mariners Apartment Complex”, “Hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have” and “Venice Bitch” – first announcements of already mentioned new album.

When asked about being looked up to by younger stars, Del Rey couldn’t help but say, “it’s awesome,” before launching into how much she loves Grande. Lana Del Rey believes Donald Trump mirrors the wider culture.

Lana Del Rey shows last between an hour and two hours; however, most of her sets are around 90 minutes. Lana Del Rey was never supposed to make it this far. Norman Fucking Rockwell is Lana Del Rey unfiltered, full of beauty, emotion, heartbreak, and devastation.

With her song Video Games” the New Yorker Lana del Rey had her international breakthrough and even reached number one of the German single charts. When Lana Del Rey emerged she was attacked for being inauthentic. But her strange brand of brooding, bruised Americana now seems to fit the times.


As well as Lana Del Rey, Daft Punk, PJ Harvey,, Beyoncé, David Bowie, The 1975, Stormzy and many more feature in our list of the tracks that made the decade so musically memorable, with a host of songwriting dons also revealing their picks.


Born To Die was preceded by the release of Video Games” and Blue Jeans,” and, in hindsight, the success of those two songs impacted how Interscope and Del Rey handled the album’s release. The record’s strangest trait is its sonic uniformity, as if the album’s production was created by-algorithm; it’s all woozy trip-hop drums, MIDI strings, and undefinable vocal samples.

Lana Del Rey (born June 21, 1985) is the stage and performing name of American indie-pop singer and songwriter Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, from New York City, New York, U.S.

LDR recently released a double music video for The Greatest” and Fuck It I Love You,” as well as a cinematic visual for her cover of Sublime’s Doin’ Time.” She’ll set out on tour in North America and Europe starting on Sept. 21.

Her face suggests she’s felt that struggle herself but she says she’s good with her little handful of girlfriends”. They travel around the state together and serve as a sounding board for Del Rey when she’s working on music. On this album, I would play them stuff and seeing how much they liked it made me feel really confident that it was good,” she says.

Lana Del Rey has revealed the official release date for her forthcoming album Norman Fing Rockwell! is Friday August 30 2019. The album is now available for pre-order on download, CD, vinyl and cassette in bespoke formats. The highly anticipated album was mainly produced and co-written with Jack Antonoff and will include ‘Venice Bitch,’ ‘Mariners Apartment Complex,’ ‘hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but I have it,’ and the current release, a cover of Sublime’s ‘Doin’ Time’.

She released her fifth album Lust for Life in July 2017 and has announced her sixth studio album, Norman Fg Rockwell, will arrive on 30 August 2019. Lana del Rey is returning to Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin on the 2nd of March 2020 to present her new album “Norman Fucking Rockwell” live on stage.

Lana Del Rey envisioned a Southern California dream world constructed out of sad girls and bad boys, manufactured melancholy, and genuine glamour, and then she came to embody this fantasy.

In the new issue of Q, out on Tuesday 22 October, there’s an exclusive interview with Lana Del Rey. The feature is part of a huge Songs Of The Decade special and Del Rey’s 2011 breakthrough single Video Games is the most voted-for entry. Ted Kessler visits her in Laurel Canyon to hear how the 2010s belonged to America’s finest modern singer-songwriter.

Del Rey has been described as a “self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra” and “Lolita lost in the hood”. Del Rey has also been called “a torch singer of the internet era” and “the anti-Gaga.” 12 Following in the shadow of artists like Prince and David Bowie, Del Rey chose her musical identity because it “reminded her of the glamour of the seaside. It sounded gorgeous coming off the tip of the tongue”.

Janis Joplin’s live version of “Summertime” from the Cheap Thrills compilation album is one of Del Rey’s favorite songs. Del Rey has also cited “Time of the Season” by The Zombies and “Hotel California” by The Eagles as favorites and inspirations. Her favorite films, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, and American Beauty have also inspired her musical style. 20 Inspired by poetry, Del Rey cites Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg as instrumental to her songwriting. Specifically, she enjoys the chapbook “Leaves of Grass” by Whitman and the poem “Howl” by Ginsberg. Her song, ” Body Electric ” from her third EP, Paradise , alludes to Whitman in the lyric, “Whitman is my daddy”. The song’s chorus of “I sing the body electric” is a direct reference to his poem “I Sing the Body Electric”. She recited Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself” for the French fashion magazine, L’Officiel.

Before I booked the Greyhound, Tommy warned me that he could hardly sleep at the house. I didn’t believe him. That night we lay together and listened to the noise upstairs, unable to sleep or talk or have sex. Tommy became distressed. We played Born to Die and Ultraviolence. We took off our shirts and stared at each other.

For sure, not in the heartbroken, sun-tinged, California fantasy that we are. Five albums in, Lana has done more to build and sell that dream than anyone else alive. The faded lustre of classic Hollywood, the sparks of early rock’n’roll: Lana has been more than happy to explore and re-explore the same scene. To walk the same paths but still unearth new curiosities, to sample new flavours and find new angles on the same landscape.

On August 20, 2015 , Del Rey announced the tracklisting of Honeymoon via social media. The album went up for pre-order the next day, and it included ” High by the Beach ” and the first promotional single, ” Terrence Loves You “.

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