Lana Del Rey
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The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 8:10 AM

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.

A Tragedy Wanting to Happen: Death and Lana Del Rey
22 Jul 2014 // 9:14 PM

Lana Del Rey is both sculpted by pain and feels creatively defined by it. Her recent feud with the Guardian, however, reveals that she is not entirely lost.


Lana Del Rey: Honeymoon
8 Oct 2015 // 9:15 PM

It wouldn't be a stretch of the imagination to assume that melancholy featured heavily in Honeymoon's concept.

Lana Del Rey: Ultraviolence
15 Jun 2014 // 9:06 PM

Occasionally uninspired lyrical content aside, Lana Del Rey's Ultraviolence is a beautiful argument for her relevance and her potential longevity.


Lana Del Rey Makes Good on the Broken Promise of "Video Games" with 'Ultraviolence'
13 Jun 2014 // 6:00 AM

Ultraviolence benefits not only from stronger song craft, but also from tasteful production that sustains a mood befitting Lana Del Rey’s postmodern Nancy Sinatra shtick.

Bubbling Under the Top 75: Lana Del Rey - 'Born to Die'
9 Dec 2012 // 10:56 PM

PopMatters spotlights a few additional 2012 albums that didn't quite crack the Best 75 list.


The Ice King and Queen of Pop: Abel 'The Weeknd' Tesfaye and Lana Del Rey
28 Sep 2015 // 3:58 AM

By design or simple proximity, America usually winds up with a first couple of pop.

Lana Del Rey’s first album reveals glimmers of the successful singer she could become
31 Jan 2012 // 3:35 AM

Were we allowed a glimpse of Lana Del Rey’s imaginary shopping list based on the references within her first album, “Born to Die,” we

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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