Lana Del Rey (aka Lizzy Grant) unleashes a husky, sexy voice on her debut single released earlier this month. Add to that croon her classic Italian-movie-star-looks and you’ve certainly got a great recipe. Projecting the stylings of New-York-Mob-glamour and using good songwriting with great lyrics, this single is certainly a huge breakout. The EP should be out Oct 9 2011, and I’m chomping a the bit to get my hands on this one.
Almost dirty, almost nasty, a touch poppy, “Kinda outta luck”, a song sung by what any self-respecting mobster could only call a ‘dame’:
“Video Games” plays a perfect balance of emotional range, from sadness through hope to happiness: