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Lana Del Rey Releases New Single And Video For 'West Coast'

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For those of you who couldn’t make it out to Coachella last weekend, and are planning making the trek to the festival’s upcoming second weekend, one thing you missed was Lana Del Rey performing a new, typically vacuous bubblegum groove-pop track, “West Coast.”  But hey, guess what, now it’s a single with a video.

'The Great Gatsby Soundtrack' Features Lana Del Rey, Jay-Z, Beyonce, And...

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The Great Gatsby is considered by many to the Great American Novel.  Telling as it does the rise and fall of a group of lives in the roaring 1920s, one might expect some period appropriate music in the upcoming film adaptation.  But, of course, this being a Baz Luhrmann adaptation, the film will be scored with new rap, rock, and pop songs.  Because when...

News Roundup: Lana Del Rey Hangs With Old Dudes In 'Ride' Music Video,...

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This week, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler announced that if the band were to stay together, they would leave Columbia Records for good and go the indie route. He's done it before, he can do it again. Justin Bieber released another music video, this time for "Beauty and a Beat," just another song about wanting a girlfriend. And Lana Del Rey debuted a music video about what it's like to be crazy. It's...

News Roundup: Lana Del Rey's 'Summertime Sadness' Music Video, Mumford And...

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This week, Lana Del Rey released another music video. This one's for "Summertime Sadness" and follows in that DIY vintage style she did for "Video Games" and "National Anthem." The Spice Girls also booked a gig. This time they're set to perform at the closing ceremony for the London Olympics. And Mumford and Sons have finally revealed the details for their upcoming sophomore record...

VOTD: Lana Del Rey Gives 'Blue Jeans' A New Look

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Last time we checked Lana Del Rey's "Blue Jeans" already had a music video. It was Del Rey's second self-made video and was shot in a similar fashion to "Video Games" with found footage and snippets of her singing. Still, Del Rey decided to revamp "Blue Jeans", and what we have now is a 4-minute black-and-white video with Del Rey swimming in pool of crocodiles. Check it out...

Billy Corgan Calls Young Artists 'Posers' At SXSW

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan thinks today's young artists are a bunch of 'posers'. Yesterday, during a one-on-one interview at the SXSW festival in Austin Texas, Corgan went on about the music business, saying it have been impossible for him to break into today's record industry without setting himself on fire on YouTube.

Lana Del Rey Performs At Amoeba, Cancels SXSW

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Last night, internet sensation Lana Del Rey held a concert for her fans at the famous Los Angeles record store, Amoeba. Despite only singing a handful of songs, fans went crazy over Del Rey, yelling things like 'I Love You' and 'Marry Me'. Check below for a live performance of "Video Games." UPDATE: According to Pitchfork, Del Rey hasn't...

Video: Lana Del Rey Impresses David Letterman

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Last night, Lana Del Rey redeemed herself on the Late Show. In an off-white mini-dress, the pouty singer impressed David Letterman so much that he invited her back the next day, and Monday. Paul Schaffer went as far as to call her performance "gorgeous." Could it be true? Was Del Rey actually great live? Watch her performance...

Video: Lana Del Rey Performs 'Video Games' On Saturday Night Live

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Those of you who happen to be internet-savvy music obsessive already know who Lana Del Rey is—the smoky-voiced hipster chanteuse who has yet to actually release an album but has became both and internet sensation as well as the subject of an intense internet backlash due to her music videos for songs like “Video Games” and “Born to Die,” which many see as crass,...

Lana Del Rey To Perform On 'Saturday Night Live'

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Lana Del Rey, the inexplicably mega-hyped retro-soul/pop singer who has yet to actually release an actual album (there’s one coming in 2012) and has risen to seemingly instant internet popularity due to videos for three songs, will be bringing herself to the masses next January, when she will be the musical guest on Saturday Night...