When i first heard of her songs i didn't pay much attention cause i thought that she would be another hipster artist, who would end up mainstream. Well i was partially right because Miss Lana seems to become mainstream but i can't deny that she's got that something in her voice. Her first studio album didn't manage to succeed fame from media and audience but her latest album Born to die reached No2 of Billboard selling 77,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the highest entry for a female artist's full length major label debut since Jackie Evancho's ''Dream with me'' bowed at No2 July 2011.
Her style as she claims is gangsta Nancy Sinatra but you can see her influence of old Hollywood glamour ,the hair of Veronica Lake ,the 60's costumes ,the 80's extravaganza in her accessories .A few years ago that could be described as postmodern but nowadays it's just retro.It’s too early to say whether Lana Del Rey has truly succeeded in crafting the kind of robust brand narrative that will enable her to endure in the current entertainment climate.Getting widespread attention is one thing; preparing a media brand for intense audience devotion and deconstruction within the rapid exchange of ideas, opinions and memes that the internet facilitates is quite another (as Hollywood is also gradually learning). Entertainment brands’ priorities are shifting from to .
The pictures are from her shoot with Terry Richardson for the New York Time's magazine.In her interview with The New York Times' style magazine, the stimulating Born To Die siren speaks of her controversial Saturday Night Live appearance explaining, “I’m not by nature a showstopper.I love to write and play songs, but onstage, all these things come into play .I’m always saying to myself, don’t mess up. Don’t mess up. ”LDR also claims that her natural lips look smaller in person and reveals that she digs Miley Cyrus's "Party In The U.S.A."