Even the earliest explorers of California were driven there, in part, by myth. In 1510, the Spanish writer Garci Ordóñez de Montalvo published “Las Sergas de Esplandián,” a pie-eyed fictional account of an “Island of California,” populated...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Amazon announced that its music streaming service, Prime Music, will now include albums from Universal Music artists. These artists include big names like Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lana Del Rey, Maroon 5, Of Monsters and Men, Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Ellie Goulding, Drake, Lorde, and Eminem. Show More Summary
Lana Del Rey's "Honeymoon" opened at No. 2, and Ryan Adams's take on Taylor Swift's "1989" made its debut at No. 7.
How many times have we mentioned our obsession with Alessia Cara??? A LOT!!!! Because her debut EP is soooooo inspired!!!!! Somewhere to the left of Lorde and the right of Lana Del Rey and just north of Halsey, the songs are beyond good. They're great! And so eclectic! Her tune Outlaws has an Amy Winehouse vibe! And it makes [...]
Adele, Lady Gaga, Ellie Goulding and Lana Del Rey were all mentioned as possible performers of the new James Bond theme. With Sam Smith the winner, the story emerges behind “Writing’s On The Wall” for Spectre.
By design or simple proximity, America usually winds up with a first couple of pop.
Rich orchestration and vintage ballads help LDR embrace the pop role she's always wanted.
The cover of Lana Del Rey's new album Honeymoon shows the singer in a car featuring the phone number 1-800-268-7886. The number has been active, playing songs and pre-recorded messages for a few days. Tonight, a few lucky callers actually...Show More Summary
The slightly obscured phone number in the bottom left-hand corner of the Honeymoon cover art, 1-800-268-7886, is a real Honeymoon hotline that Lana Del Rey launched as soon as the album became available for pre-order. Fans who called could listen to songs from the album along with various LDR-approved poems and lectures. But right now, […]
On the TFT Podcast, Matt and Ryan listen to and discuss Lana Del Rey's "Honeymoon" and talk with Jr. Jr. about influence and originality. Episode 177: Journey to the Center of the Turducken originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
On her latest album, Lana Del Rey is doubling down on the morose and digging deeper into her arsenal of depicting a certain type of feminine sadness.
Lana Del Rey’s new album Honeymoon is excellent, languid post-summer pop, and now she’s done a BBC Radio 1 session to highlight some of the album’s best tracks. The session kicks off with a bit of banter between Del Rey and Huw Stephens, who recalled their last session together in 2012. She and her band […]
Including singles "High by the Beach", "Terrence Loves You", and the her new album's title track.
Photo by Chuck Grant Lana Del Rey just released her new album Honeymoon. Today, she did a live session on Huw Stephens' BBC Radio 1 show. Del Rey performed three tracks off the new LP: "High By The Beach", "Terrence Loves You", and...Show More Summary
On her current tour, the Norwegian avant-pop performer Jenny Hval has been “covering” Lana Del Rey’s breakout hit “Summertime Sadness.” During some performances, she sings or lip-syncs along with the album track while she stares at her smartphone, languidly swiping through prospective suitors on Tinder. When I saw her play... More »
Lana Del Rey is a numbing agent. Take your pick of anesthetic: benzos, ketamine, heroin, Urban Outfitters… Lana embraces them all. And on her new album, Honeymoon, her numbness reaches its zenith. …Read More
UNKLE mastermind James Lavelle will gather exclusive remixes he created for artists like Lana Del Rey, Queens of the Stone Age, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and his own UNKLE tracks on a two-disc compilation titled GU41 Naples - James Lavelle Presents UNKLE Sounds. The collection, Lavelle's first installment in the...