Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey Caught in Love Spell in Dystopian White Mustang Video (See!)

Lana Del Rey is off on another romance somewhere in the not too distant future in her lastest video for “White Mustang,” the third song off her new album, Lust for Life. It follows videos for “Love” and “Lust for Life”). The song is cut from the same minor chord mold that marks her musical style. It’s a haunting, some say ethereal, sound that ooze sensuality....

Ingersol Joins Wave of Female Singer-Songwriters With Debut Album

Ingersol may not be an artist you immediately associate with Adele, Taylor Swift or Katy Perry, but the young singer, songwriter is part of a trend that has re-ignited the music world. The passion and insight of today’s female singer, songwriters recalls the golden era of Joni Mitchell, Chrissie Hynde and Sarah McLachlan. Ingersol, will released her self-titled, debut album (via JIC Music) on Nov. 6....

Ariana Grande Featured on Cashmere Cat’s Haunting Tune ‘Adore’ (listen!)

Ariana Grande lends her soaring vocals to a haunting new tune from Norwegian producer Cashmere Cat in an extension of a collaboration that began with her second studio album My Everything. Cashmere Cat, real name Magnus August Høiberg, is best known as a downtempo, abstract electronic music producer and DJ. In the United States, he's worked with Lana Del Rey, Jeremih, 2 Chainz, Miguel and most recently Kanye West. ...

Lana Del Rey Rules in France at La Fete De La Musique in Paris (video)

Lana Del Rey’s French love affair continued at La Fete De La Musique in Paris where she performed for free in keeping with the spirit of the event. Lana was the headliner and guest of honor for the event which went on for more than ten hours. She sang “Blue Jeans,” “Born to Die” and her breakout hit “Video Games.”...

Lana Del Rey Delivers New Wispy Ballad ‘Shades of Cool’ (listen!)

Lana Del Rey sings in her signature wispy style in her new melodic ballad “Shades of Cool.” The song departs from her previous work in at least one way: it’s less fatalistic than most of her previous work. This time out the 27-year-old singer is hooked on a boyfriend who is all about “blue eyes and jazz and attitude.”...

Lea Michele New ‘On My Way’ Video Lacks Her Own Music Style (watch!)

Lea Michele’s new video for her song “On My Way” features her signature look, but doesn’t really establish a musical style she can call her own. It’s pretty much homogenized pop in look and feel. Michele is sexy enough. She’s honed her moves for the camera during five seasons on the hit Fox television show “Glee.” She’s drawn comparisons to Cher Lloyd and even to Lana Del Rey, although we don’t see it. Other artists drawing mentions are Iggy Azalea and Christina Aguilera....

Lana Del Rey’s Languid Beach Day in New ‘West Coast’ Video (watch!)

Lana Del Rey has been keeping a low profile lately, but she emerged at the Coachella Music Festival for a set that included her new single “West Coast” and followed up with the release of a music video. The song is the first official single off her upcoming album Ultraviolence. Del Rey is collaborating with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach...

Taylor Swift Hot Sexy Side Pops Out at Brit Awards (photos, video!)

Taylor Swift looked dainty in white as she launched into one of her signature breakup songs, “I Knew You Were A Trouble,” at the Brit Awards in London. But her hot sexy side popped out literally mid-song to finish with a raunchy flourish. Taylor was up for International Female Solo Artist, but was aced out by newcomer Lana Del Rey....

Lana Del Rey, Stunning Ephemeral in Paris Magazine Obsession (photos!)

Lana Del Rey continues to enthrall Europe. In France, they can’t get enough of what she calls Old-California style. She burns with sexuality on the cover of Obsession the fashion supplement to Paris newspaper Le Nouvel Obserateur. She turns up the sensuality for photographers Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello. The ’60s retro-chic look, which has become her trademark, is captured by stylist Elizabeth Stewart, with hair by Pamela Cochrane and makeup by Anna Cofone....

Bob Dylan, Bruno Mars Lead List of Best 2012 Albums

Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson, Lana Del Ray, these are the artists whose albums did it for me this year. When it comes to a Best Albums 2012 list, I wouldn’t be satisfied without them. It was a great year in music, even if the industry continues to struggle. Here's why I thought these albums stood out. in no particular order:...

Lana Del Rey Woos Jools With 'Ride' on British Television (Watch)

Lana Del Rey has always been bigger in Europe than she is in the United States, and it showed in London, where did a guest spot on the Jools Holland show on BBC-2. She sang “Ride” and drew screams from a packed audience. The 26-year-old singer has been promoting her new Paradise EP, which features eight new songs. Holland, 54, is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer and hosts a sort of musical variety talk show called “Later… with Jools Holland,” It would be the equivalent of Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show” with a heavier music emphasis....

Lana Del Rey Goes Downtown on New Up-Tempo 'Paradise' (listen)

Lana Del Rey has released a new track, possibly off her upcoming reworked Born to Die album, “The Paradise Edition.” Titled “Paradise,” it’s up-tempo while still adhering to her big band orchestration and mood-instilling echo chamber. The 26-year-old singer must have finally gotten the message that her songs were stuck in a rut. She ditches the breathy lyrics and Adagio pacing for something closer to Allegretto, which is a fancy way to say she speeds up the beat. The tune is also appears to be dance influenced. Del Rey sing-speaks the lyrics, something less than a rap, and sings the mellifluous choruses....

Lana Del Rey Ode to Love Lost on Summer Sadness Video

Lana Del Rey stars in another dreamy, sepia-toned video that’s a symbolic portrayal of her song “Summertime Sadness.” The tune is based on a supposedly true story about two lesbian lovers who taken their own lives. Del Rey looks stunningly fashionable as she plunges off a bridge. The images of her could have been culled from a high-fashion photo spread. Although the video has a story line, it’s more a collection of images or video postcards. Jaime King stars as Del Rey’s lover; her husband Kyle Newman, a filmmaker co-directs with Spencer Susser, who belongs to the Australian filmmaking collective Blue-Tongue Films....

Lana Del Rey New Single Cover Photo Raises Eyebrows

Lana Del Rey has a knack for finding the sweet spot of public attention. She's raising eyebrows with the reported cover of her new single "Blue Jeans." It shows a heavily tattooed hand at her throat as she lays on her back. The photo carries suggestions of domestic violence and also racial overtones. The 25-year-old singer, who has already had several ups and downs in her short career, released her debut album Born to Die last month....