Lana Del Rey

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Why artists such as Anderson .Paak and Taylor Swift are already considering their legacies
From tattooed pleas regarding posthumous releases to rerecordings of old material, younger musicians are getting their estates in order early

Rhian Jones

03, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Billie, Lorde, Lizzo: has being a female pop star in 2021 become unbearable?
New releases by three pop icons reveal their extreme attempts to protect themselves from the damage caused by fame. Pop stardom has never seemed less aspirational

Laura Snapes

20, Aug, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Lana Del Rey: Chemtrails Over the Country Club review – bold and beautiful
On this strikingly assured seventh album, Del Rey reflects on fame, love, loneliness and the solidarity of fellow female songwriters

Kitty Empire

20, Mar, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Lana Del Rey: Chemtrails Over the Country Club review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
Her usual themes of nostalgia, troubled fame, and ne’er-do-well lovers are trotted out again – but the melody writing is stronger than ever

Alexis Petridis

19, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'We have to nurture each other': how Olivia Rodrigo and Gen Z reinvented the power ballad
Olivia Rodrigo’s global hit Drivers License is the epitome of new-school pop songwriting, where sexuality is complex, emotions are specific and bombast is traded for intimacy

Laura Snapes

19, Feb, 2021 @12:54 PM

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Lana Del Rey criticised for wearing mesh mask to poetry reading
Musician posed with fans at a Los Angeles bookshop wearing a glittery mesh mask that did not fully cover her nose and mouth

Laura Snapes

05, Oct, 2020 @11:12 AM

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Lana Del Rey: Violet Bent Backwards over the Grass review – poetry debut with mixed results
The singer’s first poetry collection is skilful but overcooked

Kitty Empire

02, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Lana Del Rey's poetry debut review – sometimes cliche, always solipsistic
Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass, released as an audiobook this week and in print in September, is a reminder of the singer’s strengths and shortcomings

Yara Rodrigues Fowler

29, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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David Bowie, Adele and Beyoncé: BBC unveils Glastonbury coverage
Classic sets to be shown in place of 50th anniversary festival scuppered by coronavirus

Laura Snapes

26, May, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Don’t take liberties with Francis Lee's director’s cut | Rebecca Nicholson
Lee sought out the culprit who’d cut the gay sex in his film God’s Own Country on its US Amazon debut

Rebecca Nicholson

23, May, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Lana Del Rey's swipes at her peers of colour undermine her feminist argument | Laura Snapes
By making perplexing points about Beyoncé and Cardi B to condemn her own media mistreatment, the singer perpetuated racial stereotypes and overlooked their commonalities

Laura Snapes

21, May, 2020 @6:11 PM

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Lana Del Rey hits back at critics who say she 'glamorises abuse'
The singer-songwriter said ‘there has to be a place in feminism for women who look and act like me’, citing her lyrics on ‘submissive roles’

Laura Snapes

21, May, 2020 @10:18 AM

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