Lana Del Rey’s Third Album Is Called ‘Honeymoon’ And Sounds More Like ‘Born To Die’ And ‘Paradise’
Lana Del Rey isn’t wasting any time between albums! Ultraviolence, the gloomy diva’s extremely underrated sophomore LP, was only released six months ago but she’s already putting the finishing touches to her third opus. In an interview with Billboard, the 29-year-old unexpectedly declared that her next album is called Honeymoon and represents a return to the “noirish” sound of her mega-selling debut Born To Die and critically-acclaimed Paradise EP.
“It’s very different from the last one and similar to the first two, Born to Die and Paradise,” Lana revealed. “I finished my last one in March and released it in June and I had a follow-up idea. It’s growing into something I really like.” What can we expect concept-wise? “I’m kind of enjoying sinking into this more noirish feel for this one. It’s been good.” I would argue that Ultraviolence is about as “noirish” as it gets, but perhaps she’s injecting the pop element of her first two releases into the dark soundscape.
The “West Coast” crooner has already recorded nine songs for Honeymoon, including a much-loved standard. “I’m doing a cover of ‘Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood.’ After doing a cover of ‘The Other Woman’ [on Ultraviolence], I like summarizing the record with a jazz song. I’m having fun with my interpretation.” It’s going to be a busy 2015 for Lana. Her Big Eyes theme song has Oscar buzz and she has already announced a summer tour with Courtney Love.
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