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Born to Die

Del Rey, Lana (Music CD - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Born to Die
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Authors: Del Rey, Lana, 1986-
Title: Born to die
[sound recording (CD)]
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Interscope Records, p2012.
Characteristics: 1 sound disc :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Lyrics inserted in container.
Contents: Born to die
Off to the races
Blue jeans
Video games
Diet Mountain Dew
National anthem
Dark paradise
Radio
Carmen
Million dollar man
Summertime sadness
This is what makes us girls.
Statement of Responsibility: Lana del Rey
Credits: Produced by Emile Haynie.
Performers: Lana del Rey, vocals ; with acc.
Subject Headings: Alternative rock music. Rock music 2011-2020.
Topical Term: Alternative rock music.
Rock music
Publisher No: B0016425-02
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Jun 22, 2014
  • mondiej rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

Talk about overrated.

Not sure why VPL has only one copy of this CD :(

Mar 26, 2014
  • d2013 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Great singer!

Oct 24, 2013
  • jrichardson06 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

luv both her albums just downloaded her summertime sadness remix

Jun 14, 2013
  • spark92 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I like that she's different and her lyrics are poetic. I can listen to her anytime.

Jun 09, 2013
  • LTHL rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

AMAZING. I love most of the songs on this album! More artists like her should be more popular instead of disney stars.

Jan 17, 2013
  • Neil333 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

If the character of Marissa Cooper from The O.C. were to make an album this would be it. They both embody “The Romantic” archetype to the maxx. I give both the Born to Die studio album and the Paradise EP an A-

http://drownedinsound.com/releases/17344/reviews/4145754

http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=Lana+Del+Rey

Born to Lose, Born to Run, Born to Die. An iconic American artist, the Bruce Springsteen of her generation, but funny. A visionary for those who get it.

Nov 16, 2012
  • Stagfoot rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Her lyrics are a gas, I can't believe what she comes out with. Lana seems to slide around with the notes a little and sometimes they come out a fraction on the low side, a semi flat in other words. I thought to begin with that she was having her voice slowed down on playback to gain a certain effect. but I've seen her sing live and she sounds just the same, so there's no way they were trying that trick, or she'd be out of sync by the end of the song. She appears to be a contralto who can still hit the higher notes and if they pitch corrected her occasional factional semi flat it would likely ruin her sliding voice effects. Del Rey isn't a heart on her sleeve singer and diva fans might find her voice a bit on the numb side but I quite like it. And this is coming from someone who likes blues singers! I find her a rare breath of fresh air from the show boating X-factor type singers and the pitch corrected Katy Perry sound alikes.

LOVE this album! Can't wait for the paradise edition!!

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