Today I found some good scans of the latest V magazine at JustJared.buzznet.com and I’m happy to share them with you. You can also find an article on the official website by clicking here. Here’s an excerpt of it:
[….] “Oh my God,” she said in Cologne, “so much has happened in that short time. I didn’t even have a record deal then. In the space of four weeks everything just…happened.” By the time her first tour bus revved its engine at the start of autumn, she had become a glossy cover star, a viral marketer’s fantasy totem, an award winner, and a number-one recording artist on iTunes in Holland, France, the U.K., and Germany—courtesy of her exquisite noir ballad “Video Games”. It was a song she had crafted as the opening part of a breathy trilogy devoted to the broken heart, a subject she’d clearly learned much about in her twenty-five years of youth. [….]
1. Lana Del Rey, Born to Die
Internet phenom/object of scorn Lana Del Rey is about to release her debut album, which means that you’ll be seeing a lot of her over the next few months (there’s still a possibility that she’ll evaporate into obscurity, but based on her recently announced modeling contract and upcoming SNL gig, that seems increasingly unlikely). Given her blasé singles “Blue Jeans,” “Video Games” and the album’s title track, Born to Die looks to be replete with love ballads so low in energy that it’s a wonder Del Rey can get through them without nodding off.