The cool blues of the music were pure relief. But I still feel a little uneasy publicly declaring my love for Del Rey. Probably this is because the ground has been shifting so fast beneath the feet of musical heroes — from Michael Jackson to Morrissey — that my emotional attachment to music is still in a weird state of flux.
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Who Is Lana Del Rey?
Culled from those discussions, here are some scattered clues to the most perplexing puzzle in pop. And I told him I wanted everything to sound like it was in the key of blue. She thrives on intense romantic relationships. She likes older dudes. That I know of, thus far.
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Lana Del Rey makes vulnerable, emotional pop music that often incorporates nostalgia for America's past. Del Rey first performed under her real name of Lizzy Grant but found fame as Lana Del Rey in with a homemade music video for the song "Video Games. She has an extensive fanbase and has sold millions of albums, with 's Ultraviolence and 's Lust for Life both landing at No. She grew up with a younger brother and sister. As a teenager in the small community of Lake Placid, Del Rey started drinking heavily. She'd attended Catholic school, but her parents sent her to Kent School, a boarding school in Connecticut, because of her drinking. Boarding school wasn't a complete cure, but by the age of 18, Del Rey was sober. Instead of attending college right away, she went to live with her aunt and uncle on Long Island; her uncle taught her to play guitar.
Vocalist Lana Del Rey makes atmospheric, orchestral, retro-'60s-sounding pop that showcases her torchy image and sensuously husky singing style. She has English and Scottish ancestry. Del Rey released the single, "Kill Kill", under her given name, Lizzy Grant, in , before remaking herself into the pop femme fatale character, Lana Del Rey.