Lana Del Rey
Date of birth:
June 21, 1986. (28 years)
Place of birth:
Lake Placid, New York, United States
Sign of the Zodiac:
Elizabeth Grant (this is the real name of the singer) was born in a family of internet tycoon Rob Grant, who resells domain names. Lana spent his childhood in the village of Lake Placid. With 11 years starlet sang in the church choir. But as the singer herself admitted, as a child she suffered alcohol dependence. At age 14, she was sent to a boarding school in Connecticut, to cure the disease.
Early in his career, like many celebrities, Lana Del Rey sang in cafes and restaurants.
Their first mini-album Kill Kill young Grant recorded in 2008. Unfortunately, this work has not brought her great fame, but thanks to this album noticed her talent producer David Kane. It was with him a future star recorded his solo debut album Lana Del Rey. The real success of the girl came in 2011, after the song Video Games, which was awarded as the best new track in the publication Pitchfork Media. In the same 2011 Lana gives his first concert in New York. This year, it becomes a real breakthrough. She was awarded the Q Awards in the category “Future Star”.
In early 2012, Lana Del Rey released his second album Born to Die. The album received mixed reviews from critics, but proved to be on the top of the UK charts. Already in November 2012, she released reissue of Born to Die: The Paradise Edition, won the love of an enormous audience.
Lana is the owner of several tattoos. On the right hand of the singer packed with the letter M, which is dedicated to her grandmother, Madeleine, and the phrase Trust no one and Die young on her finger.
In 2001, Lana Del Rey began an affair with rock musician Barry James O’Neill, lead singer of Scottish band Kassidy. By the way, his concerts often team completes the execution of the cover version first hit Lana Video Games.
At 18 she moved to New York, where he began performing in clubs in Brooklyn. In 2008, he came up with an alias Lizzie Lana Del Rey, combining the name of the Hollywood actress of the 1940s Lana Turner and car model Ford Del Rey. At the same time released their debut EP Kill Kill three compositions.
Soon Lana met producer David Cain, known for his work with Paul McCartney, The Strokes, Regina Spektor, and other well-known artists. Under the leadership of Kane singer has recorded and released a record Lana Del Rey at the beginning of the year 2010. In June 2011, it signed a contract with Stranger Records – the label that issued her debut single Video Games. This song and video, created by Lana Del Rey yourself instantly made famous actress. Is devoted to the composition of the guy with whom she dated for a long time right after moving to New York.
“Sometimes I still cry when I sing it, – says Lana. – I tend to love obsession. But the bad things that brings passion, there is good. Love is always encouraging. ”
In October 2011, the year of Lana Del Rey won the award in the category Q Next Big Thing, and signed a deal with Interscope Records to release the album Born to Die. With the release of this work January 27, 2012-year success story of Lana Del Rey is just beginning.
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