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Lana Del Rey – “Music To Watch Boys To”

Lana Del Rey’s third studio album Honeymoon is almost here, and today the crew at Beats 1 and Apple premiered one of the tracks she’s consistently tipped as her favorite, “Music To Watch Boys To.” Of course, the song has surfaced on the internet, and Del Rey was right, it’s a doozy. We previously heard […]

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Lana Del Rey – “Terrence Loves You”

A few days ago, a paparazzo accosted a surprisingly smiley Lana Del Rey leaving the airport in Los Angeles. Instead of blowing him up with a bazooka, however, she actually told him her favorite song off of her forthcoming album Honeymoon: “Terrence Loves You,” because it’s “jazzy.” And now, following the slow, luxuriant title track […]

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The Weeknd – “Prisoner” (Feat. Lana Del Rey)

The most intriguing part of the Weeknd’s Beauty Behind The Madness tracklist is “Prisoner,” the duet with Lana Del Rey. They make a head-slappingly obvious pairing for reasons already expressed by Tom: “The Weeknd and Lana Del Rey both sing slow, sad, narcotically tinged songs about the toll of the party lifestyle, and both of […]

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Lana Del Rey – “High By The Beach”

A few days ago, Lana Del Rey announced that “High By The Beach,” the second single from her upcoming album Honeymoon, would be out on Monday. But now the song has already emerged online, slightly earlier than anticipated. The album’s title track was a slow, airy, string-laden dirge, and by comparison, the self-assured kiss-off song […]

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Lana Del Rey – “Honeymoon”

She’s been teasing it for a long time, and now it’s finally here: “Honeymoon,” the first single and title track from Lana Del Rey’s new album. The song is a slow, ravishing, stretched-out thing, with LDR crooning and even scatting over heavy, luxurious strings — a torch song that sounds like it’s made out of […]