Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Rising Artist - Lana Del Rey
Already a massive buzz with tastemakers around the world, Lake Placid, New York's Lana Del Rey is ready to explode in 2012. With songs like "Video Games" and "Blue Jeans" this young lady with a powerful vocal abilities mixed with her shoegaze beats is making heads turn every time she is mentioned. For those who have not had a chance to hear her just yet, think Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine singing over beats made by Washed Out or The xx - its very seductive and sexy music. Already a huge sensation in the UK thanks to appearances on Later... With Jools Holland and remixes from Bombay Bicycle Club and Odd Future's Syd the Kid, this 25 year old singer has a lot to look forward to. Lana, who's real name is Lana Grant just signed with Interscope Records and plans to have a full length album out by February. With that in the bag, 2012 is looking like a bright year for music and Lana is looking down the tunnel of a bright future.