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Lana Del Rey Explains How Her Retro-60s Rock Is Very Today (Videos!)

Lana Del Rey seems to be fixated on the 1960s, but says in a new interview her music is very rooted in the present. “The current landscape jolts you into being present, if you’re not crazy,” she says. Del Rey, real name Elizabeth Grant, sat down for the interview with rock legend Stevie Nicks of ’70s group Fleetwood Mac. ...
Lana Del Rey Strange ‘Freak’ Video Scenes Evoke Charles Manson (see!) 2

Lana Del Rey Strange ‘Freak’ Video Scenes Evoke Charles Manson (see!)

Lana Del Rey has a strange habit of evoking scenes in her music videos involving notoriously horrific characters from the past. Her latest clip for “Freak,” an ode to ’60s-style Hippies, seems to allude to one the counter-culture’s strangest mass murderer. It may be by accident or design, but there’s no question about the similarities between a bearded man and three women in one scene and the notorious Charles Manson. The victims included pregnant actress Sharon Tate and four other people at her home. ...
Lana Del Rey Wet Dreams in New 'Music to Watch Boys To' Video (see!) 4

Lana Del Rey Wet Dreams in New ‘Music to Watch Boys To’ Video (see!)

Lana Del Rey is daydreaming, again. This time, she has her eyes on boys in a new video for languid, soulful tune “Music to Watch Boys To.” The single is the latest off her new album, Holiday. It was released Sept. 18. The video stays true to form. It opens with swirling water. The ephemeral image captures a woman caught in the currents to a choral accompaniment. ...
Lana Del Rey New Single, Honeymoon, Out; Covers Rolling Stone (listen!) 6

Lana Del Rey New Single, Honeymoon, Out; Covers Rolling Stone (listen!)

Lana Del Rey, the moody, much derided singer, has gone from her disastrous “Saturday Night Live” debut to the cover of Rolling Stone, which has proclaimed her “Rock’s Saddest, Baddest Diva.” It was a long-time coming. Although landing on the music magazine’s cover doesn’t mean as much as it used to, it’s still a signal that an artist has arrived. Oddly, it wasn’t something she was looking comfortable with....
Lana Del Rey Slays France in Dark, Sensual Madame Figaro Photos 8

Lana Del Rey Slays France in Dark, Sensual Madame Figaro Photos

Lana Del Rey is becoming the Jerry Lewis of music. She’s misunderstood at home but France can’t get enough of the brooding singing star. And she returns the favor in a sensual new photo spread. The 28-year-old New York native is featured in the June Madame Figaro, the magazine supplement to the French newspaper Le Figaro. She’s dark, brooding, sensual and Goth-like in the magazine’s “Mode & Music” issue. ...
Did Lana Del Rey Use Mass Killer as Model for New Video? (watch!) 10

Did Lana Del Rey Use Mass Killer as Model for New Video? (watch!)

Lana Del Rey’s latest obsession with violence and death is captured in her new “Shades Of Cool” video. She’s blasted by a shotgun after flirting with an older man who bears an eerie resemblance to mass murderer Richard Speck. Del Rey’s imagery and metaphors will keep fans up at night trying to figure out her meaning. But she gave a hint of her mindset in a recent interview. She was fascinated by the deaths at an early age of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain and UK R&B singer Amy Winehouse....
Lana Del Rey Calls Feminism Boring; Sparks Backlash (photos) 12

Lana Del Rey Calls Feminism Boring; Sparks Backlash (photos)

Lana Del Rey upended 100 years of struggle for gender equality by women in one flip comment in a new magazine interview. She called feminism “boring” and said she wasn’t really interested gender equality. Rather her focus is on what she called “intergalactic possibilities. For me, the issue of feminism is just not an interesting concept.” Say What?...
Lana Del Rey Is Highly Combustible in New West Coast Video (Watch!) 14

Lana Del Rey Is Highly Combustible in New West Coast Video (Watch!)

Lana Del Rey sets the town on fire–literally–in her new video for “West Coast,” which may not go over well on the… West Coast. Seems like an area that is often plagued by wildfires will feel a little off kilter about fire. The 27-year-old singer’s clip features disturbing images of burning palm trees, amid her usual dreamy fare.The song is the first official single off her upcoming album Ultraviolence. Del Rey is collaborating with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach....
Lana Del Rey Channels Sylvia Plath's Moody Style in Vogue (photos) 28

Lana Del Rey Channels Sylvia Plath’s Moody Style in Vogue (photos)

Lana Del Rey’s retromania continues She evokes images of the ’50s-era writer and poet Sylvia Plath in a new photo spread in the Australian edition of Vogue. Too pretentious? Plath was a brilliant but trouble writer, who excelled academically at Smith College in the 1950s and got a taste of journalism as a guest editor of Mademoiselle magazine in New York. She wears fashions by Shakuhachi, Jill Sander, Chanel, Roland Mouret and Stella McCartney. Her accessories include pieces by Bulgari, antique and estate jewelry and jewelry of her own design....
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Lana Del Rey Laments Hooker's Life in New Video for 'Ride' (watch!)

Lana Del Rey is only halfway through her 15 minutes of fame and already she’s questioning her sanity in a new video opus for her new single “Ride.” “I was always an unusual girl,” Del Rey says wistfully. And how. The “Born to Die” singer hooks up with some rough trade in the opening of the video, as she plays a motorcycle-riding prostitute down her luck and hustling tricks to survive. “I was a singer. Not a very popular one,” she explains. “I once had dreams of becoming a beautiful poet. But, upon an unfortunate series of events, saw those dreams dashed and divided like a million stars in the night sky that I wished on, over and over again, sparkling and broken....
Lana Del Rey Signature Style in H&M Blue Velvet Video (watch) 30

Lana Del Rey Signature Style in H&M Blue Velvet Video (watch)

Lana Del Rey shows off her signature style in a new music video, singing the moody 1950 song “Blue Velvet” for H&M, the Swedish fashion retailer. She’s repping the brand’s Fall and Winter lines. Del Rey, 26, performed on stage to a live audience Wednesday (Sept. 19), at a private party thrown by H&M in New York. Del Rey has her own signature style, which she describes as “gangsta Nancy Sinatra.” after the famed ’60s singer and daughter of Frank Sinatra. H&M picked up on that theme with it’s line called L.A. Noir....
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Lana Del Rey as Close to Naked as Possible in GQ (13 photos!)

Lana Del Rey takes her game to a new level with a stunning photo spread in the British edition of GQ magazine, which proclaimed her “Woman of the Year.” It’s huge leap for someone who was an unknown a year ago, but Lana exudes 100 megawatt star power. Del Rey gets as close to naked as possible in shoot by Mariano Vivanco that mixes sexuality with glamour and just a hint of decadence. Del Rey, 26, never varies from her signature pout and her luscious lips are heightened by deep red lipstick and her dark brunette hair. ...
Lana Del Rey Totally Bare for British GQ Woman of Year (photo!) 32

Lana Del Rey Totally Bare for British GQ Woman of Year (photo!)

Lana Del Rey is making huge inroads as a fashion icon, but for her latest turn, this time, in men’s fashion magazine, she’s totally naked. The Singer poses for the cover of British GQ’s “Man of the Year” issue. While Del Rey, real name Elizabeth Grant, has been only lukewarmly received in the United States, she’s on fire in Europe. Fashion editors can’t get enough of her or her retro look....
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Lana Del Rey Exposed: Four New Tracks Go Online (Listen!)

Lana Del Rey is ready to make a statement with four new tracks that are getting an early preview on the Internet. They’re being added to the deluxe version of her hit album Born to Die and are in the same lyrical style as her earlier songs. Del Rey has carved a unique niche for herself in music as well as fashion. Both blend her retro ’60s style dubbed “retromania” by one critic. The 26-year-old singer calls it “gangsta Nancy Sinatra.”...
Lana Del Rey Drips Jewels in Cartier Campaign (photos!) 34

Lana Del Rey Drips Jewels in Cartier Campaign (photos!)

Lana del Rey’s music is a hit, but she’s making even bigger inroads into fashion. She lends her bee-stung pout and alluring eyes for a new Cartier jewelry special in the July issue of Vogue Japan. Del Rey, aka Elizabeth Grant, even had her style featured in a Singapore magazine. Not sure why there’s such an attraction to her in the Far East. But her look must resonate there as pop’s newest songstress....
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Lana Del Rey Dark, Wistful, Sexual in S Moda (photos)

Songstress Lana del Rey channels a mid-twentieth century aesthetic, forever aloof, forever alluring, in a dreamy new photo spread for Spanish weekly S Moda. Shot in Barcelona from the balcony of a steel and glass highrise, Lana plays vixen in designs by Balmain, Salvatore Ferragamo, Isabel Marant. ...
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Lana Del Rey Takes Zelig Trip in Carmen Video (watch!)

Lana Del Rey’s new video for “Carmen,” the latest single off her Born to Die album is a clever montage of images meant to evoke the life of someone through their memories. Del Ray appears Zelig-like. Leonard Zelig was a character out of a Woody Allen film titled “Zelig” about a nondescript enigma who, out of his desire to fit in, morphs into scenes....