In the week that ‘Born To Die’ hits Number One in the Album Charts, we look back at the short but eventful career of Lizzy Grant.

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Lana contemplates her next re-invention “Lenny Da Laughs” – middle aged Northern comic who’s got a terrible mother in law.

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In her early demos Lana used to accompany herself with the ‘whoosh’ of a tap turned on full pelt.

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Lana’s gigs involves a 20 minute interval where she stares impassively into the middle distance without moving an inch.

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Lana was unaware of the internet haterz because she believes that the year is 1957 and computers hadn’t been invented then.

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Lana stands outside a house which epitomises ‘old Hollywood glamour’. Little does the public know, this photo was taken in Croydon, just spitting distance from the High Street branches of ‘Boots’ and M&S.

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LDR’s infamous Saturday Night Live performance featured the singer doing an impressive impression of a 100 year old Oak Tree standing stock still in a forest.

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LDR’s head-dress featured a combination of roses, chrysanthemums and fish scales.

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“Don’t touch me, you worm.” Lana gets touchy and feely with her fans.

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“Lolita got lost in the woods” or “Xanax Barbie has a nervous breakdown at the garden centre”?

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“This is Brandy’s old weave, fools!” LDR charms her crowd with her between song banter

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Lana’s early work included catalogue modelling for Bedworld.

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Bathed in a spotlight, fans couldn’t see LDR’s massive under-arm sweat patches.

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“Bloody hell. I’ve left that curling iron on again…”

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