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New Lana Del Rey Album, "Honeymoon," Is Out!
Lana Del Rey is back with a new album, Honeymoon – and surprisingly, Pitchfork likes it. (Am I the only one who thinks that's weird?)
I didn't have my ear to the ground for a new Lana album, but rather discovered it purely by accident on the day it dropped (yesterday, Sept 21). And I obviously freaked out, because I'm nothing if not eager to hear what Lana does next. I was addicted to her sad-girl/bad-girl sugar pop anthems in college, and I've stuck with her even through the darker moments of Ultraviolence.
So I lay awake late last night, listening to the new Lana and, fittingly, smoking cigarettes in the dark.
Here are my top 3 tracks so far. Check out the link at the bottom, and go give Honeymoon a listen yourself!

Terrence Loves You

Haunting and melodic are certainly overused when it comes to describing Lana's songs, but this track wholeheartedly deserves the usage of both. The title might lead you to think it's not her usual fare, but it's Lana emptier, more lost, more deserving of persona she crafts for herself than ever before.

The Blackest Day

Pitchfork says this is the album's emotional climax. I don't know, maybe it is. I just like the melody. It clocks in at just over 6 minutes, but they're 6 minutes I really want to listen to.

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This almost belongs on the soundtrack of a vintage James Bond film, spliced with gangster noir and a dash of old western. Atmospherically gorgeous and – welp – haunting.
Here's the official album art, above. Listen to Honeymoon here!
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@allischaaff historically I have not been interested in her at all, I find her a bit theatrical for my taste but I'll give this one a listen per your recommendation
2 years ago·Reply
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Eh pitchfork, yawn
2 years ago·Reply
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I think her music has atmosphere, and that's so cool.
2 years ago·Reply
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@jeff4122 from what i know about your musical taste, i wouldn't be surprised if you hate it haha. But maybe check out The Blackest Day. @TessStevens if that's your jam, you would LOVE this album!! Very old hollywood glam, sad, burnt-out rocker, etc etc.
2 years ago·Reply
@allischaaff ☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️ you know me
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