Lana Del Rey Blasts the ‘Little F*ckers’ Who Leaked Her New Album

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If you’ve got a lust for life, it may be best to simmer down for a minute or face the wrath of Lana Del Rey. We know you’re simmering with barely-contained excitement for her long-awaited Lust for Life album, but seriously, don’t go looking for it, you “little fuckers.”

Security has been surprisingly tight for the fourth album from the sleepy-voiced songstress, with critics not even getting advance copies before Friday’s release. Yet, that didn’t stop a record store in Canada from giving some groupie love to its customers (and provided one massive summer bummer to Lana Del Rey) when it started selling the record early, according to Reddit. As with any premature release, it soon leaked everywhere and was found on torrenting sites last night. When the news of the leak reached Del Rey on Twitter, the singer’s stoic and laid back persona gave way to a hilariously sharp reaction:

“I’m so known for having everything leak,” she told Zane Lowe last week on Beats 1. “I like things to be a surprise, and I love a schedule. I don’t like that kind. That is so annoying”

The album drops on Friday and, while we don’t condone being a “little fucker” and finding an early copy, we will say that (hypothetically, of course) the song featuring Stevie Nicks is everything we’ve ever wanted. With that said, catch up on the sleepy, summertime videos she’s released so far as you count the days until Friday’s official release and preorder the album, here.

Lana and The Weeknd Get Cozy On The Hollywood Sign in ‘Lust For Life’ Video

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Lana Del Rey’s video for “Lust for Life” is, at long last, here, and it’s as gloriously odd and sensual as we could have ever hoped. Naturally, there are white lace gloves galore, as well as lots of erotic touching with The Weeknd and some slow motion sprints across the top of the Hollywood sign.

The Weeknd looks particularly dashing in a suit and circular glasses as he slowly pulls Lana’s neck ribbon off of her and lets it flutter away into the evening wind. For her part, we were impressed with Del Rey’s dance moves at the beginning of the video, where she appears to be recording in a studio before she rushes into the night to join her lover on the ‘H’ of ‘Hollywood.’

Take a look at below:

 

Lana’s album of the same title is due out later this summer, her first in two years. She’s previously released the glorious galactic video for her other single from the new batch, “Love,” available below:

Listen to Lana’s New Song ‘Coachella – Woodstock In My Mind’

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Lana’s just released another new song, possibly off of her upcoming Lust For Life, titled “Coachella – Woodstock In My Mind.”

It’s in classic fashion a sorrowful, mopey, and brilliant song about youth, and death, and love. While she sways in the festival’s crowd, she wonders how the world can celebrate amidst so much injustice.

“I’d trade it all for a stairway to heaven,” she sings. “I’d trade the fame and the fortune and the legend, I’d give it all away if you’d give me just one day to ask him one question.”

She appears to be singing about wanting to speak with God regarding what’s happening to the future of the world. But that’s just us hypostulating. She could just be what we’ve always known her to be – sad at a music festival.

Lana teased the song in an Instagam post from last month, writing: “I’m not gonna lie- I had complex feelings about spending the weekend dancing whilst watching tensions w North Korea mount. I find it’s a tightrope between being vigilantly observant of everything going on in the world and also having enough space and time to appreciate God’s good earth the way it was intended to be appreciated.”

I’m not gonna lie- I had complex feelings about spending the weekend dancing whilst watching tensions w North Korea mount. I find It’s a tightrope between being vigilantly observant of everything going on in the world and also having enough space and time to appreciate God’s good earth the way it was intended to be appreciated. On my way home I found myself compelled to visit an old favorite place of mine at the rim of the world highway where I took a moment to sit down by the sequoia grove and write a little song. I just wanted to share this in hopes that one individual’s hope and prayer for peace might contribute to the possibility of it in the long run. Hope everyone has a nice day, with love from California

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Take a listen to the full song below:

LISTEN: Lana Del Rey’s New Single With The Weeknd

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Well, it’s finally here: Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd’s much-anticipated duet “Lust For Life,” the title track off of the former’s forthcoming new album, is soothing out eardrums with it’s sensual, soulful high notes.

“I told you twice, in our love letter, there’s no stopping now, green lights forever,” chants Lana, in what we can only pray is a nod to Lorde’s spring anthem.

In a fun throwback to that song that goes, “It’s getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes,” this song has a prechorus that, naturally, goes: “Take off, take off, take off all your clothes.”

The pair have been collaborators since Del Rey featured on the 2015 Weeknd track “Prisoner.” Lana of course announced the new track with a triple Instagram post:

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Take a listen to the new track below, and get pumped for the album, which we know is “coming soon”:

Lana Del Rey Composes Sad Song On the Way Home from Coachella

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Lana Del Rey certainly had a good weekend, partying at Coachella and wearing a very fun baseball cap/ flannel combo. But the terminally troubled star confessed over Instagram that she had mixed feelings about dancing as tensions between the world’s most volatile nations mount.

“I’m not gonna lie- I had complex feelings about spending the weekend dancing whilst watching tensions w North Korea mount,” she wrote. “I find it’s a tightrope between being vigilantly observant of everything going on in the world and also having enough space and time to appreciate God’s good earth the way it was intended to be appreciated.”

Her conscience drove her to do what any of us would if we had an incredible talent for writing sad song lyrics to a moody-yet-catchy tune: she wrote a song. “On my way home I found myself compelled to visit an old favorite place of mine at the rim of the world highway where I took a moment to sit down by the sequoia grove and write a little song,” she continued. “I just wanted to share this in hopes that one individual’s hope and prayer for peace might contribute to the possibility of it in the long run.”

Take a look and listen below:

I’m not gonna lie- I had complex feelings about spending the weekend dancing whilst watching tensions w North Korea mount. I find It’s a tightrope between being vigilantly observant of everything going on in the world and also having enough space and time to appreciate God’s good earth the way it was intended to be appreciated. On my way home I found myself compelled to visit an old favorite place of mine at the rim of the world highway where I took a moment to sit down by the sequoia grove and write a little song. I just wanted to share this in hopes that one individual’s hope and prayer for peace might contribute to the possibility of it in the long run. Hope everyone has a nice day, with love from California

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Lana Del Rey’s New ‘Love’ Video is As Somber and Full of Hair Flowers As You Think It Is

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Lana Del Rey has at last released the video for her latest song, “Love.” She really has always had a way with titles.

The clip, directed by Rich Lee, shows the Lana we know and love: romantic, dreamy and nostalgic, this time with an intergalactic twist. The 70s-inspired video follows everyone’s favorite sad girl’s journey to space via a retro car. Don’t think for a second the new song and vid isn’t as croaky, kooky, and mopey as ever. Lana is back, and she’s behaving just the way we like her: as if she just woke up from a three year coma nap and isn’t quite back with us yet.

Though it’s been two years since her last big album, Honeymoon, the singer recently promised that her fifth full-length album will be out soon.

Check out the video below.

Lana Del Rey Reveals New Album Release Date

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Lana Del Rey’s new album comes in fast after the success of last year’s Ultraviolence.

America’s melancholy muse Lana Del Rey announced at a recent show in Washington that her fourth studio album, Honeymoon, will drop this September. A departure from last year’s Ultraviolence, she told Billboard in a recent interview that the new album will bear more resemblance to the noirish feels of Born to Die and Paradise.

It was also revealed on Instagram that Lana Del Rey already shot two music videos for Honeymoon, one of them being for the “future-retro” titular track.

The exciting news comes on the heels of the success of Del Rey’s Golden Globe-nominated song “Big Eyes” and the Endless Summer Tour, a few shows of which were co-headlined by Courtney Love in a pairing that surely made Kim Gordon’s head explode.

We’re excited to hear Lana Del Rey’s dulcet tones again on some new work, as well as her interpretation of Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood, made famous by the one and only Nina Simone.

“After doing a cover of [the Jessie Mae Robinson track] ‘The Other Woman’, I like summarizing the record with a jazz song,” she told Billboard. “I’m having fun with my interpretation.”

We don’t want to rush the summer, but September can’t come soon enough.

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Quiz: Which Lana Del Rey Persona Are You?

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Lana Del Rey’s new album came out this week, and it’s the stuff of sad girl fantasies. This album is about to be the soundtrack to so many benzo-bathtub sob sessions it’s insane. Sad girl Lana, however, is only one of the many flavors of Del Rey.  Take this quiz to figure out which LDR persona you are, and then get back into the bathtub.

Hi-Five: Lana Del Rey’s New Release, Mainland, Ab-Soul + More

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Cage — Take the Elephant (Nebbra Remix)
Nebbra is often compared to Flume, and this remix helps to exemplify why. The use of synths mixed with upbeat horn instruments, both of which fluctuate between different levels of intensity throughout, come together nicely on this brand-new remix.

Laurel — Shells
19-year-old singer/songwriter/producer Laurel is out with her latest track “Shells,” which was originally purely acoustic (and written when Laurel was just 17). This version of the song, however, transitions from slow misery to a hip-hop infused head bobber.

Ab-Soul — These Days  (Feat the O’My’s)
TDE artist Ab-Soul has released “These Days” in anticipation of his upcoming album of the same name. The laidback feeling remains intact besides Ab-Soul’s impressively fast-paced flow.

Lana Del Rey — Flipside

In honor of LDR’s album release today, it’s only appropriate to give her a shout out with my current flavor off the record, “Flipside.” Like the rest of the new album, the song is void of any heavy percussion or hip-hop ambience, allowing us to focus on the actual voice of the artist we love (or hate).

Mainland — Leave the Lights On

I’ve written about up-and-comers Mainland before, and am excited to show their new music video for “Leave the Lights On,” featuring the talented cuties skateboarding through the streets of NYC.

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