Instead, she slowly built her success over the course of the next six years with one highly praised album after another.If there was any doubt as to her talent as an artist, it was eradicated by 2014’s , which garnered nearly unanimous critical acclaim and was her first album to reach Number One on the Billboard 200.
Everywhere I turn, there’s something blocking my escape.” So begins “13 Beaches,” the third track from Lana Del Rey’s most recent album, .
The sample comes from director Herk Harvey and writer John Clifford’s 1962 cult horror film , which follows Hilligoss as Mary Henry, a woman who miraculously survives a car crash.
That’s my whole life right now.” If Mary Henry capitulated to life’s carnival, Del Rey seems to have conquered it. At 32, she’s become a legend, with a devoted following that includes a variety of celebrities. I put it in the song exactly the way I was thinking about it driving home. And for me, it was such a culmination of things: Seeing Father John Misty, being with his wife; realizing there was a real problem with North Korea, that it was an impending, bigger world problem. A community of people who wrote all of those game-changing plays?
(Courtney Love proudly listens to her music on repeat and who could forget when Kim Kardashian and Kanye West asked her to perform at their wedding? Hole, “Celebrity Skin.” The Flamingos, “I Only Have Eyes for You.” Migos, “Bad and Boujee.” A$AP Rocky, “L$D.” Simon & Garfunkel, “Scarborough Fair.” Janis Joplin, “Mercedes Benz.” The Eagles, “Hotel California." Lou Reed, “Perfect Day.” How are you liking the big huge venues? It was to the point where I did not want to go home after the festival. If you could live behind the eyes of any writer in history and silently view their life from their perspective, who would you choose? What particularly crazy thing did you do as a teenage rockstar?
Neither of us thought that Trump had any claim to the music but I wanted to be somewhat sure that it wouldn’t come back to bite Trump’s former advertising people.