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On her ninth studio album, Lana Del Rey experiments with new sounds while retaining her classic introspective melodies.

Review: Lana Del Rey embraces her distinctive sound

By Maggie Bryan, Video Editor April 5, 2023
With brilliant songwriting, lush sounds and haunting vocals, Lana Del Rey's latest album gives fans exactly what they hoped for.
Singles for the week 3/13.

Review: Singles of the Week 3/13

By Matt Minton, Co Life and Culture Editor March 22, 2023
Singles for the week 3/13.
Blue Banisters keeps Del Reys usual themes of Americana melancholia, but adds a newfound beauty with experimental sound and vocals.

Review: “Blue Banisters” sees Lana Del Rey in peak form

By Dariene Seifert, Senior Writer November 2, 2021
"Blue Banisters" keeps Del Rey's usual themes of Americana melancholia, but adds a newfound beauty with experimental sound and vocals.
Singles for the week 10/18.

Review: Singles for the week 10/18

By Eva Salzman, Life and Culture Editor October 25, 2021
Singles for the week 10/18.
Singles for the week 9/6

Singles for the week 9/6

By Eva Salzman, Life and Culture Editor September 13, 2021
Singles for the week 9/6
Lana Del Rey’s “Chemtrails Over the Country Club” is a mostly tranquil album that explores the darker side of fame through Del Rey’s eyes.

Review: Lana Del Rey delivers tranquil album

By Dariene Seifert, Senior Writer April 4, 2021
Lana Del Rey’s “Chemtrails Over the Country Club” is a mostly tranquil album that explores the darker side of fame through Del Rey’s eyes.
Review: Singles for the week 3/15

Review: Singles for the week 3/15

By Eva Salzman, Assistant Life & Culture Editor March 21, 2021
Singles for the week 3/15
Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey’s newest project is a spoken-word album and poetry book with poems about love and life. The book and accompanying album are honest and emotional, showcasing Del Rey’s prowess for excellent songwriting.

Review: Singer-songwriter publishes elegant poetry book

By Dariene Seifert, Senior Writer October 14, 2020
Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey’s newest project is a spoken-word album and poetry book with poems about love and life.
Lana Del Reys newest album is a fascinating exploration of romance, self-reflection and Americana. The tracks are poignant and resonate with reality.

Review: Lana Del Rey offers somber self-reflection in album

By Dariene Seifert, Staff Writer September 8, 2019

Two years after taking a dreary look at Hollywood in “Lust For Life,” Lana Del Rey returns to her nostalgic roots with her sixth and latest record, “Norman F------ Rockwell!” The album cover features...

Review: Singles for the week of 9/14

Review: Singles for the week of 9/14

By Kara Bowen, Life and Culture Editor September 14, 2018

  Better Khalid Released Sept. 14 RCA Records Khalid’s vocals are smooth as ever, and the song’s verse flows into its chorus seamlessly — a bit too seamlessly. “Better”...

Blue Madonna is the newest album from indie artist Børns. His usual heavy guitar and percussion are replaced by softer instrumentals and vocals, leading to songs that are both strong and delicate.

Review: Børns brings a softer sound to ‘Blue Madonna’

By Noa Covell, Staff Writer January 23, 2018
Back and more indie than ever, Børns was able to keep listeners hooked with each head bob–inducing track.
Review: Lana Del Reys somber songs satisfy on Honeymoon

Review: Lana Del Rey’s somber songs satisfy on “Honeymoon”

By Serena Weiss, Staff Writer September 21, 2015
“Honeymoon” has been expertly executed, and Del Rey truly knows how to showcase her dreamy and classic voice along with the gentle background music.
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