Lana Del Rey Premieres ‘Tropico’ & Reveals Next LP Title ‘Ultraviolence’: Watch The Short Film Here

Carl Williott | December 5, 2013 5:37 am

Lana Del Rey last night (December 4) premiered her highly anticipated Tropico short film at The ArcLight Hollywood, and at the event, she also revealed the title to her next album. “I really just wanted us all to be together so I could try and visually close out my chapter before I release the new record, Ultraviolence,” she told fans.

Tropico is billed as “an epic tale based on the biblical story of sin and redemption,” with Del Rey in the role of Eve. It was directed by Anthony Mandler and features the songs “Body Electric,” “Gods And Monsters” and “Bel Air” from her Paradise EP, with each song accompanying one of three chapters of the story (“Body Electric” for the Garden of Eden vignette, “Gods” for the seedy L.A. setpiece and “Bel Air” for heaven/paradise, or maybe just the countryside).

Head below to watch the whole thing now, in all its poetry-reciting, lap-dancing, icon-fawning glory, and also see the video of Lana revealing the new album title.

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