17 Apr 2012

Lana Del Rey, nuff said.

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Elizabeth Woolridge Grant (born June 21, 1986), better known by her stage name Lana Del Rey, is an American singer-songwriter. She has been described as a “self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra”, and cites Britney Spears, Elvis Presley and Kurt Cobain amongst her musical influences. Del Rey possesses a contralto vocal range.

Del Rey’s major-label debut album, Born to Die, debuted at number one in seven countries, including the United Kingdom and Australia. The album has spawned two worldwide top 10 hits: “Video Games” and “Born to Die”.

Grant was born in New York City and grew up in Lake Placid, New York. When she was 15, she attended Kent School, a boarding school in Connecticut. She is the daughter of domain investor Rob Grant, who supported her in her early career as a singer. Del Rey attended Fordham University in New York City. Lana said in a Vogue interview, “I wanted a name I could shape the music towards […] I was going to Miami quite a lot at the time, speaking a lot of Spanish with my friends from Cuba – Lana Del Rey reminded us of the glamour of the seaside. It sounded gorgeous coming off the tip of the tongue.”

Lana Del Rey – Blue Jeans
Directed by Yoann Lemoine
Music video by Lana Del Rey performing Blue Jeans (Official Video). © 2012 Polydor

Lana Del Rey – Born To Die

Album Born To Die Out Now
Buy the album:
Amazon: http://www.smarturl.it/LanaAlbumAmazon
iTunes: http://www.smarturl.it/LanaAlbumiTunes


Director: Yoann Lemoine
Production Company: Iconoclast

Music video by Lana Del Rey performing Born To Die. (C) 2011 Polydor Ltd. (UK)

Lana Del Rey – Mermaid Motel

Lana Del Rey – You Can Be the Boss

Lana Del Rey – Trash (Studio Version)



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