Only Elizabeth Grant could encompass exactly what her stage name implies. Drawing her forename from equally blonde and voluptuous 1940s actress Lana Turner and combining it with the name of a 1981 Ford Model Car, Lana Del Rey has created a sound that matches her nom-de-chanson perfectly-- her smash single "Video Games," that was digitally released back in October, melds sultry vocals with electronic ambiance to create a tone that is at once sweeping and bleak. Yet, Born To Die
cannot flourish from one good single. And with fourteen disconcerted efforts to reach "Video Games" stature, Born To Die
is a fifteen track failure.
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