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Earlier this year, Lana Del Rey said that her third album ‘Honeymoon’ would be “very different” to her previous release, 2014’s underselling ‘Ultraviolence’. That album had seen the…

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Like Morrissey, Lana Del Rey has mastered song titles that perpetuate her reputation with a knowing wink. The tracklisting of her second official album could form her manifesto: ‘Sad Girl’,…

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“I’m tired of feeling like I’m fucking crazy” croaks Lana Del Rey like an oversexed frog being dragged against a washboard. ‘Ride’ sticks to the classic LDR template: slo-mo piano…

 You’re the hottest commodity in all of Popland. What’s next? Rope in Fame Academy’s David Sneddon to pen a song for you, obviously. The rest is lamentably inevitable: Lana sort-of-raps,…

“[i]Elvis is my daddy, Marilyn is my mother – Jesus is my bestest friend[/i]”, purrs Lana Del Rey, bravely tottering around the edges of self-parody on this latest offering of…

Outside the Jazz Café in Camden, there’s little to suggest we’ll soon be in the presence of a superstar, as a small huddle of paps and three fans wait by…

Everyone has made up their minds now, right? Even that person who posted ‘Video Games’ on Facebook forty years after everyone stopped caring. We all know that this is good,…

It speaks volumes about the fuss surrounding Lana Del Rey’s recent [i]Saturday Night Live[/i] performance that, after the show, even Harry Potter’s fabled magic wand could do nothing to stem…

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LDR’s ascent towards her predetermined throne at the high court of all music ever continues apace with her almost-as-good follow-up to ‘Video Games’. While its lyrical themes may come as…

A fragile star with a mysterious dark past, attempting to gain legitimacy in a world that doesn’t want to take her seriously. Sounds familiar, eh? Yes, Lana Del Rey has…

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This is the sound of Del Rey going full pelt with her “Lolita got lost in the hood” persona. Doomed lovers dwell here, as Scarlett O’Hara gets with Kit from…

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LDR hasn’t tweeted much recently, maintaining radio silence as the noise around her reached cacophonous levels. Her second single suggests she knew there was no need to say anything, as…

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The words “YouTube sensation” are rarely a good omen. ‘Chocolate Rain’, Rebecca Black: all destined to be ‘liked’ into oblivion until they become less funny than getting stuck in a…

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So the Scala gig comes and goes, giving the UK’s media their chance to experience this quite preposterously talked about singer ‘in the flesh’, so they can ascertain whether or…

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That gauzy, David Lynchian epic ‘Video Games’ was a strange beast. Coming out of nowhere, we fell in love with its fragile, surreal, 50’s-soap opera beauty and generally the way…

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