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Lana Del Rey: Lust for Life

Maura Johnston, Rolling Stone, 25 July 2017

LANA DEL REY has become a hugely adored miserablist thanks to a perpetually wounded voice and plainspoken poetry. Her fourth album as Lana Del Rey luxuriates in warm textures and laconic tempos that recall pre-rock-era pop, her voice given Rick Nelson levels of reverb that adds ruminative weight to even her most basic observations.

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