Win A Copy of Lana Del Rey's Born To Die! (Album Giveaway)

HEY, over there... Yes, YOU! Put down the video games. I have something to say! Today, the ever delightful, ever controversial heaven-sent songstress Lana Del Rey released her debut studio album, Born To Die. (In case you missed it, check out the MuuMuse Review now!) Want to own the album in…


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Lana Del Rey: Born To Die (Album Review)

Everyone's got something to say about Lana Del Rey. In Late June, the cut-and-paste clip for the singer's "Video Games"--then just a buzz track--dropped with a thud onto YouTube. Spliced between old movie sequences, paparazzi clips and fuzzy home videos, we watched as a husky-voiced, otherworldly…


Sky Ferreira Covers Lana Del Rey's "Blue Jeans," Remains Free Of All Flaws

Earlier this month, Sky Ferreira dazzled the pages of V Magazine with an homage to Madonna, donning over a dozen of the Queen of Pop's most iconic looks (while simultaneously throwing my inner fan-boy into a full-on tizzy.) Now, the brooding alt-Pop Princess has tickled my fancy yet again by…


In Defense of Lana Del Rey

On Saturday night, Lana Del Rey performed on Saturday Night Live. By the next morning, the internet was abuzz: The Huffington Post proclaimed "Internet Sensation Bombs On Her U.S. TV Debut." NBC's Brian Williams called her a "Brooklyn hipster" and "the least-experienced musical guest in the show's…


Lana Del Rey Performs "Video Games" and "Blue Jeans" on Saturday Night Live

Last night, Lana Del Rey made her U.S. television debut on Saturday Night Live. By many accounts, she "bombed." Was it her best live performance? No, I don't think so. Her voice was kind of warbly and all over the place, she did a lot of nervous swaying, spinning around and overly literal…


MuuMuse Presents: The Top 50 Singles of 2011

Two weeks ago, I presented my Top 25 Albums of 2011. Now...it's time for the Top 50 Singles of 2011! If the album list was tough, this was one step short of impossible, Shontelle style. Between rock-solid offerings from my favorite pop princesses, to stunning debut tracks from some of MuuMuse's…


MuuMuse's Most Anticipated of 2012

What's the only thing better than reflecting on my favorite releases of the past year? Why, pondering what happens next year of course! Below are some of MuuMuse's Most Anticipated releases of 2012--a round-up of what we already know, what we've already heard, what we want to hear in the next……


Lana Del Rey Premieres Stunning Video for "Born To Die"

Lana Del Rey has just released her first big-budget music video ever with "Born To Die," the latest single from her highly anticipated upcoming Interscope debut, due out in January. Truly, it's a gorgeous production from start to finish--from the sweeping cathedral interior shots, to the real-life…


Lana Del Rey Premieres New Single: "Born To Die"

Talk that talk all you want about the singer's reinvention from indie crooner Lizzy Grant to pouty-faced chanteuse Lana Del Rey, but the girl's still cooking up some of the most intriguing indie dream-pop tunes yet. After the unbelievable success of her lead single "Video Games" (as well as the…


Watch Lana Del Rey Perform "Blue Jeans," Then Listen to the Penguin Prison Remix

We've heard the singles and seen the home-spliced videos before, but there's never been proof that Lana Del Rey is a living, breathing artist...until now. Below is Miss Del Rey's newly uploaded performance of "Blue Jeans," one of the two A-sides off of debut single due for release next week in the…


Lana Del Rey Falls For the Bad Boy in "Blue Jeans" (Video Premiere)

"I heard that you like the bad girls. Honey, is that true?" Lana Del Ray solemnly asks in the chorus of "Video Games," her debut single due out on October 17. (If you missed it, check out the "Introduucing...Lana Del Rey" post from July.) Well, I don't know if Lana's been chit-chatting with Brit…


Introduucing...Lana Del Rey!

"I was born bad, but then I met you / You made me not so wild, but my dark side's true," Lana Del Rey sings in the first few seconds of the swaggering Spaghetti Western strum of "Kinda Outta Luck." And just like that, the 24-year-old New York-bred chanteuse--born Lizzy Grant--has already become…