Sensual Honeymoon with Lana Del Rey

featureLana Del Rey’s 3rd studio album has been out for several weeks now and I couldn’t be happier about getting more of that dark and gloomy pop music the singer is famous for. Honeymoon follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, telling stories of bad guys, toxic relationships, the radiance, and the darkness of Hollywood. Lana Del Rey’s jazzy brand of spiritual self-reflection is conveyed through complex, grandiose and dreamy sound. The songstress also remembers to pay homage to the same artists she seeks inspiration from. Continue reading →

Re-defining violence with Lana Del Rey, re-visiting Nebraska with Springsteen and Shiina Ringo’s Reimport deal

titleVideo Games was the first Lana Del Rey song I heard and it intrigued me from the very start. The song stood out among other tunes played on the radio – it was hauntingly beautiful and dreamy, but the lyrics had this rare dark, depressing overtone, which you cannot easily forget. Then Summertime Sadness and Dark Paradise came along and although these two did not leave as much of impression on me as Video Games, they convinced me that this singer was amazing at conveying emotions and had a fascinating, gloomy voice. Continue reading →

Re-defining violence with Lana Del Rey, re-visiting Nebraska with Springsteen and Shiina Ringo's Reimport deal

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Video Games was the first Lana Del Rey song I heard and it intrigued me from the very start. The song stood out among other tunes played on the radio – it was hauntingly beautiful and dreamy, but the lyrics had this rare dark, depressing overtone, which you cannot easily forget. Then Summertime Sadness and Dark Paradise came along and although these two did not leave as much of impression on me as Video Games, they convinced me that this singer was amazing at conveying emotions and had a fascinating, gloomy voice. Continue reading →