Lana Del Rey’s interview with Complex Magazine discusses life, inspiration, appropriation, and music

Lana Del Rey On “Lust for Life,” Avoiding Cultural Appropriation, and Politics | The Complex Cover


Lana Del Rey discusses her music with Complex Magazine in an interview that ranges in topics from her life, work, and inspirations to her beginnings, music, cultural appropriation, and the crazy life she has led since becoming a superstar.

Lana responds to critics calling her latest album her “most optimistic” work and note her move away from a sultry yet sullen approach to her album covers and marketing.

“Recording two years of dark tunes would not be fun…On the last records I just really needed to look inward to figure out why things had come so far down this path,” Lana says.



Music by Lana Del Rey on DEMAGAGA:

The Weeknd ft. Lana Del Rey – Prisoner

Lana Del Rey – Music To Watch Boys To

Lana Del Rey – “High By The Beach“

Lana Del Rey – “Summertime Sadness” (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)

Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence (Hook N Sling Remix Ego Video Remix)

Trap Music: Lana Del Rey – Serial Killer (K Theory Remix)

ZHU x LANA DEL REY – West Coast

Lana Del Rey – Brooklyn Baby

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