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Lana Del Rey unleashes new single “Lust for Life”

19 Apr

Lana Del Rey has unleashed her new single online.

“Lust for Life” – featuring Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer The Weeknd – is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

The track was co-written by Max Martin, born Martin Sandberg, whose recent credits include Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Ariana Grande’s “Side to Side,” and Nick Jonas’ “Under You.”

Production duties on “Lust for Life” were collectively handled by Del Rey alongside Rick Nowels (FKA twigs, Charli XCX), Kieron Menzies (Nelly Furtado, John Legend) and Dean Reid (Lykke Li, Marina Diamandis).

As mentioned in earlier posts, Del Rey’s upcoming album of the same name – featuring previous single “Love” – will arrive later this year via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The follow-up to 2015’S “Honeymoon” delivers further alliances with Benny Blanco (Ed Sheeran), John Hill (Rihanna), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars), Jeff Bhasker (Alicia Keys), Mark Ronson (Lily Allen) and Justin Parker (Ellie Goulding).

Stream “Lust for Life” below.

Lana Del Rey premieres music video for new single “Love”

20 Feb

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Lana Del Rey has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The American singer/songwriter – real name Elizabeth Grant – posted the visual clip for “Love” to her Vevo channel on Monday (February 20, 2017).

Production duties on “Love” were collectively handled by Rick Nowels (Adele, Charli XCX), Kieron Menzies (Dido, Nelly Furtado), Emile Haynie (Dua Lipa, Bruno Mars) and Benny Blanco (Justin Bieber, The Weeknd).

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Del Rey’s upcoming fifth album, which is expected to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Honeymoon,” which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “High by the Beach” and “Music to Watch Boys To.”

Watch the music video for “Love” below.

Lana Del Rey unleashes new single “Love”

19 Feb

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Lana Del Rey has unleashed her new single online.

“Love” is now available via iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Google Play, Tidal and all other digital streaming platforms.

Production duties on “Love” were collectively handled by Rick Nowels (Charli XCX, FKA twigs), Kieron Menzies (Nelly Furtado, Colbie Caillat), Emile Haynie (Bruno Mars, Emeli Sande) and Benny Blanco (Halsey, Ed Sheeran).

The track also marks the first promotional cut from Del Rey’s upcoming fifth album, which is expected to arrive later this year via Interscope Records.

The still-untitled project serves as the follow-up to 2015’s “Honeymoon,” which debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “High by the Beach” and “Music to Watch Boys To.”

On the songwriting front, Del Rey recently co-wrote “Party Monster” for fellow recording artist The Weeknd alongside Ahmad “Belly” Balshe, Martin “Doc” McKinney and Benjamin “Ben Billion$” Diehl.

Her previous credits include Cheryl’s “Ghetto Baby,” which she wrote with Anu Pillai and Roy Kerr of production duo Kid Gloves.

Listen to the audio clip for “Love” below.

Lana Del Rey premieres “Freak” music video

10 Feb

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Lana Del Rey has premiered the music video for her new single online.

The singer-songwriter posted the self-directed clip for “Freak” – featuring Father John Misty – to her Vevo channel on Wednesday (February 10, 2016).

“Freak” was co-written by Rick Nowels (CeeLo Green, John Legend) and co-produced by Kieron Menzies (Craig David, Nelly Furtado). Meanwhile, visual production duties were handled by Justin Benoliel and Nabil Elderkin.

Del Rey’s latest studio collection “Honeymoon” – featuring previous singles “High by the Beach” and “Music to Watch Boys To” – is now available for download via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

Commercial performance-wise, the follow-up to 2014’s “Ultraviolence” debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

It also had the fourth highest first week sales worldwide by a female artist in 2015 selling over 206,000 copies, only behind Adele’s “25” [Columbia], Madonna’s “Rebel Heart” [Interscope] and Meghan Trainor’s “Title” [Epic].

Watch the music video for “Freak” below.

Lana Del Rey unveils “Music To Watch Boys To” video

2 Oct

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Lana Del Rey has unveiled the music video for her new single online.

“Music to Watch Boys To” is lifted from the artist’s third album, “Honeymoon,” out now via Interscope Records (US) and Polydor Records (UK).

The track was collectively helmed by Lana Del Rey along with regular collaborators Rick Nowels (John Legend, CeeLo Green) and Kieron Menzies (Nelly Furtado, Craig David).

Video treatment was handled by Kinga Burza, who is also behind Sabrina Carpenter’s “Can’t Blame a Girl for Trying” [Hollywood Records] and Ellie Goulding’s “Goodness Gracious” [Polydor Records].

Watch the music video for “Music To Watch Boys To” below.

Lana Del Rey releases new single “Music To Watch Boys To”

13 Sep

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Lana Del Rey has released a new song online.

“Music to Watch Boys To” is lifted from the artist’s upcoming third studio album, “Honeymoon,” out on September 18 through Interscope Records.

The track was collectively helmed by Del Rey along with Rick Nowels (John Legend, Celine Dion) and Kieron Menzies (Craig David, Nelly Furtado).

Other songs slotted for inclusion on “Honeymoon” are the previously released promotional cuts “High By the Beach” and “Terrence Loves You.”

The keenly-awaited LP serves as the follow-up to 2014’s “Ultraviolence,” which debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned singles including “West Coast,” “Shades of Blue” and “Black Beauty.”

Furthermore, the “National Anthem” star provided guest vocals on the track “Prisoner,” taken from the Weeknd’s latest album “Beauty Behind the Madness,” out now via iTunes in partnership with Republic Records.

Listen to the audio clip for “Music To Watch Boys To” below.

Lana Del Rey previews new album “Honeymoon”

9 Sep

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Lana Del Rey has previewed her upcoming album online.

The singer/songwriter – real name Elizabeth Grant – posted the official sampler for “Honeymoon” to her Vevo channel on Tuesday (September 08, 2015).

“Honeymoon” – featuring lead single “High by the Beach” – is scheduled to hit stores on September 18 through Interscope Records.

The keenly-awaited studio collection was prominently written and produced by regular collaborators Rick Nowels (CeeLo Green, Alicia Keys) and Kieron Menzies (Craig David, Natasha Bedingfield).

Lana Del Rey’s previous album, 2014’s “Ultraviolence,” debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 Albums Chart and spawned several singles including “West Coast,” “Shades of Cool” and “Black Beauty.”

She also provided guest vocals on the track “Prisoner,” taken from The Weeknd’s latest studio collection “Beauty Behind the Madness,” now available for download via iTunes in partnership with Republic Records.

Listen to the official sampler for “Honeymoon” below.