Decoding “Born to Die” by Lana Del Rey

“Born to Die” is the opening track for Lana Del Rey’s debut album, “Born to Die” from January 2012. The song was recorded and released as a single in late 2011. I see this song as having dual meanings, and that is what gives it so much depth. There are two ways to look atContinue reading “Decoding “Born to Die” by Lana Del Rey”

Decoding “Young and Beautiful” by Lana Del Rey

I’m going to be “decoding” Lana Del Rey songs — beginning with her most popular and going from there. Much of her music has been misunderstood and quickly judged by critics with closed minds. Also, there are many little details, including the music videos, that many may have missed out on. And I will alsoContinue reading “Decoding “Young and Beautiful” by Lana Del Rey”

Album Review: “Chemtrails over the Country Club” by Lana Del Rey

“Chemtrails over the Country Club” was released by Lana Del Rey in March of 2021. Quick thoughts: I can’t help but compare every single album she puts out, and this one for sure stands out from the rest, differing in so many ways, while somehow staying true to original Lana Del Rey essence. Lana DelContinue reading “Album Review: “Chemtrails over the Country Club” by Lana Del Rey”

Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs

Lana Del Rey has been scorned by the critics over the years as controversial. She has been accused of glamorizing pain and romanticizing abuse. They say she feminizes herself too much, while applauding the strong male archetype that our society has now labeled as “toxic masculinity.” Critics claim she is not progressive enough, steering awayContinue reading “Top 10 Controversial Lana Del Rey songs”

Top 25 Romantic & Sensual Lana Del Rey songs

Lana Del Rey is not only queen of darkness and sadness, but also goddess of romance and sensuality. I decided to take a look at her top 25 most romantic and sensual songs. Remember, we’re looking for 50% romance and 50% sensuality. Here we go… 25. West Coast (Ultraviolence) “Down on the west coast, theyContinue reading “Top 25 Romantic & Sensual Lana Del Rey songs”

Album Review: “Norman ******* Rockwell” by Lana Del Rey

Imagine the last couple weeks of summer, enjoying one last wild boat ride across the sea, in the beautiful country of the USA. Then you go relax with a drink and an enchanting woman comes in to play tunes on the piano and sing songs with her lovely voice. Yet this is no ordinary woman,Continue reading “Album Review: “Norman ******* Rockwell” by Lana Del Rey”

Top 25 Darkest & Saddest Lana Del Rey songs

Lana Del Rey has A NEW ALBUM coming for us on August 30! I decided to do a thorough investigation into Lana Del Rey’s top 25 darkest & saddest songs. Keep in mind that this has nothing to do with my personal favorites — that would be really tricky, but I may do it anotherContinue reading “Top 25 Darkest & Saddest Lana Del Rey songs”

Album Review: “Lust For Life” by Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey released her fourth studio album this summer called, “Lust for Life.” Her new music is classic Lana with a new twist. Overall, I really enjoyed it. I first discovered Lana Del Rey after purchasing her first studio album (Born to Die) back in 2013. I was instantly hooked, and I was soContinue reading “Album Review: “Lust For Life” by Lana Del Rey”