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Lana Del Rey – “Born To Die”

by Bear |

 

For those still trying to find a reason to hate Lana Del Rey…stop. From the stunning ‘Video Games’ to the fatally sensual ‘Blue Jeans’, and now her newest track ‘Born To Die’, Del Rey has maintained her film-noir aesthetic without sacrificing a sinfully catchy melody.  ’Born To Die’ is much of what we’ve come to love about Lana – old Hollywood glamour via femme fatale vocals and arrangements made for some serious cinematic drama.  Her lyrics, although continually over the top (many of which seem tailor made for a teens Myspace profile), only add to a mystique that you want to believe.  And why not, I’d trust anything coming from those lips…

 

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