Lana Del Rey’s ‘Honeymoon’ Album Review

Whilst ‘Ultraviolence’, Lana’s last album, rode a theme of desperation, loneliness and unrequited, abusive love, ‘Honeymoon’ is about a love laced with quivering hope, freedom and vengeance – so¬†only more tormenting. Lyrically, Lana has somewhat brought back the sass of her debut album ‘Born To Die’. Melodically, she has not returned to pop, and sings longing, legato notes in her high,¬†Marilyn-esque pitch. For tracks such as ‘High By The Beach’ however, we do hear the lower end of her range, pining over distorted, hip-hop beats. Throughout the album, the epic, natural string section that Lana is so well known for […]

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‘Phantom’ – Leigh

Lily-white beauty, never gets dirty, even her bare cold feet. She is the phantom we want to become, nameless and careless and free. She is the nightmare, yellow-eyed creature, giggling, sweet white teeth. Dying, so tired, gimme your powers, voices deep as the sea. She is the lighthouse, bring ’em in closer, sugar-kiss on her tongue. Trying forever but I don’t get better, she is all that we want. Open up and tell me how, how to break these chains, kiss me in the darkness, baby girl, let it go, let it go, makes me crazy waiting for you. Lily-white […]

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