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  1. Pineapple B00ST liked a post in a topic by Surf Noir in A Decade of Lana Del Rey: The Artist Talks Diarist Pop and Upholding Her Truth — Variety - December 2, 2021   
    i love how she's fully aware of the influence she's had in the music industry & she's not afraid to speak about it!  
  2. Pineapple B00ST liked a post in a topic by IanadeIrey in A Decade of Lana Del Rey: The Artist Talks Diarist Pop and Upholding Her Truth — Variety - December 2, 2021   
    A Decade of Lana Del Rey: The Artist Talks Diarist Pop and Upholding Her Truth
    By Mike Wass
    December 2, 2021
     

     
    Some artists launch themselves into the world with a cautious toe in the water; some make a huge splash. Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games,” which may have been one of the first songs to “go viral,” was more than just a song — it was a statement of intent and a blueprint for everything she’s done since. With loved-up, ominous lyrics cloaked in shadowy production, the baroque ballad heralded the arrival of a songwriter who wielded vulnerability like a weapon. Over the course of seven studio albums, the prolific Del Rey has refined her sound into many different shapes — all unmistakably her.
     
    It all started in June 2011, when “Video Games” hit the internet. “I remember being in Long Island with my family and seeing the Weeknd post ‘Video Games’ on Tumblr,” Del Rey says. The song wasn’t her debut — she’d released an album the previous year and an EP under her real name, Lizzy Grant, in 2008 — but it certainly was a lasting and far-reaching introduction to the world. “I can’t say to what extent I’ve influenced anything. But I can say all of my creative cosplay — aka notes from my real life — did widen up the sound in popular music for people to make a departure from a pure pop sound to something more diarist.”
     
    From there, she was off and running. In 2012, she unveiled the sweeping, widescreen “Born to Die” album; boosted by a deluxe edition (which included the Rick Rubin-produced “Ride”), it spent 400 weeks on the Billboard 200.
     
    She continued to branch out stylistically and seek new collaborators. For the follow-up, 2014’s “Ultraviolence,” Del Rey explored a gritty, guitar-driven sound with producer Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. “I learned how good it felt to be singing, writing and producing stylistically in a way that felt very natural and detail-oriented,” she recalls. She would push the boundaries further on 2015’s dreamy, soundtrack-esque “Honeymoon,” a controversial curveball at the time that has since been embraced as a fan favorite. “I felt like I might be going in a more jazz-oriented direction, but the music of course did later pivot again,” she says.
    Indeed: On 2017’s “Lust for Life,” she widened her net of collaborators. “It felt good to work with other people,” she explains. “I had been doing things in a very insular way up until that point.”
     
    Pivoting again, Del Rey then partnered with Jack Antonoff (known for his work with Taylor Swift, Lorde and St. Vincent) on “Norman Fucking Rockwell!” The multilayered, slightly ’70s-flavored opus earned her a Grammy nomination for album of the year. Says Del Rey: “That meant a lot because I knew it was probably my best album. I’m usually almost exactly right on my gauge of what people will probably hate or love. I’m somewhat psychic in that way.” Antonoff also produced her first 2021 album, “Chemtrails Over the Country Club,” but Del Rey largely took the helm for the majestic follow-up, “Blue Banisters.”
     
    Yet when looking back at her body of work, Del Rey is hard-pressed to offer highlights. “There were moments while I was making ‘Honeymoon,’ moments while mixing ‘Ultraviolence,’ then writing ‘Norman Rockwell!’ and producing my own album, ‘Blue Banisters,’ that all stand out to me,” she reflects. “But to be honest — and this is the takeaway — my proudest achievement is continuing to uphold my personal truth in a time when truth is often questioned and rarely valued.”
     
    https://variety.com/2021/music/entertainers/lana-del-rey-ultraviolence-born-to-die-blue-banisters-1235123179/amp/
  3. stephdelrey liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Merch & Media Drop   
    Blue Banisters single cover picture disc RSD release manifesting
  4. daphnedinkley liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    Multitasking look how I do this  look how I got this 
  5. less liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    Multitasking look how I do this  look how I got this 
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    Blue Banisters single cover picture disc RSD release manifesting
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    Blue Banisters single cover picture disc RSD release manifesting
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    Blue Banisters single cover picture disc RSD release manifesting
  9. fine china liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    They trampled her dreams and mocked her, and she broke. and now, her revenge is like leaving the equation, where she takes all that's good with her away, putting all of that love back to herself and what she cares about. 

    it's an album that's big on self-respect and reclaiming one's self. 

    she wants to continue sharing thru music, left social media to then having a private account. 

    it's like she's saying, hey i'm here, but only for those who care enough to actually want to get to know me and see me for me, nothing else. 



    and then what adds more to the record is that it's just so stable and solid enough to be her last record. as a long time fan, i'm having trouble thinking about what her next step might be for the next record if what i'm theorizing above is true. because this is such a beautiful and just response to the outside, and a more intimate answer for those who've stood/listened to her for the longest. I KNOW this record is going to be remembered as being something pivotal in her career, even past it's beauty. 

    i've always been the sort of person to sort of peer into someone's perspective first than my own to understand them better first than forming opinions, so connecting and understanding her work past the upfront was and is a real extra genuine pleasure. this album just wraps so much of what her public professional career has been the past years. for those wanting more on lush and intricate production, as enticing as that'd sound, the atmosphere, personally, and from a cultural standpoint/counterpoint perspective, I think blends perfectly for it's own. I read somewhere that reduction is actually an act of mastery, and she does so beautifully w holding and creating the space she does w this album. 

    ofc I'd love to hear more music and projects from her, but for me, like how she's shifted from NFR to making listeners shift their way of listening to her music from more grandiose, direct fashion, to a more contemplative and immersive delicate place NFR onto COTCC, to now the very much more tenderly-charged, tender BB. I know a lot of people might've not noticed, but this all gives the kind of experience and feelings when getting to start actually knowing someone, to then having them disappear. as a fan, it's truly heartbreaking to know that she's been through so much to have to have raced through all this, but makes me even more happier that she's able to start moving past it. 

    I hope she keeps sharing the beautiful and unique pockets of universes that she does w her work. a lot seems to be answered already, but maybe some more movie soundtracks, maybe even directing? the poetry's still very much gladly welcome. and of course maybe she'll get to better write the album of her dreams, that'd really be something. maybe more gradually and little nods. 

    I'm real happy to know that we've been part of and get to experience her career like this firsthand. Universe pulled and is pulling through wow ah


    Said this time and time again, but thanks Miss Rey. It's been and is incredible. 
  10. Honeyyoung liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    Multitasking look how I do this  look how I got this 
  11. shadesofdealer liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    Multitasking look how I do this  look how I got this 
  12. dotwestcoast liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    They trampled her dreams and mocked her, and she broke. and now, her revenge is like leaving the equation, where she takes all that's good with her away, putting all of that love back to herself and what she cares about. 

    it's an album that's big on self-respect and reclaiming one's self. 

    she wants to continue sharing thru music, left social media to then having a private account. 

    it's like she's saying, hey i'm here, but only for those who care enough to actually want to get to know me and see me for me, nothing else. 



    and then what adds more to the record is that it's just so stable and solid enough to be her last record. as a long time fan, i'm having trouble thinking about what her next step might be for the next record if what i'm theorizing above is true. because this is such a beautiful and just response to the outside, and a more intimate answer for those who've stood/listened to her for the longest. I KNOW this record is going to be remembered as being something pivotal in her career, even past it's beauty. 

    i've always been the sort of person to sort of peer into someone's perspective first than my own to understand them better first than forming opinions, so connecting and understanding her work past the upfront was and is a real extra genuine pleasure. this album just wraps so much of what her public professional career has been the past years. for those wanting more on lush and intricate production, as enticing as that'd sound, the atmosphere, personally, and from a cultural standpoint/counterpoint perspective, I think blends perfectly for it's own. I read somewhere that reduction is actually an act of mastery, and she does so beautifully w holding and creating the space she does w this album. 

    ofc I'd love to hear more music and projects from her, but for me, like how she's shifted from NFR to making listeners shift their way of listening to her music from more grandiose, direct fashion, to a more contemplative and immersive delicate place NFR onto COTCC, to now the very much more tenderly-charged, tender BB. I know a lot of people might've not noticed, but this all gives the kind of experience and feelings when getting to start actually knowing someone, to then having them disappear. as a fan, it's truly heartbreaking to know that she's been through so much to have to have raced through all this, but makes me even more happier that she's able to start moving past it. 

    I hope she keeps sharing the beautiful and unique pockets of universes that she does w her work. a lot seems to be answered already, but maybe some more movie soundtracks, maybe even directing? the poetry's still very much gladly welcome. and of course maybe she'll get to better write the album of her dreams, that'd really be something. maybe more gradually and little nods. 

    I'm real happy to know that we've been part of and get to experience her career like this firsthand. Universe pulled and is pulling through wow ah


    Said this time and time again, but thanks Miss Rey. It's been and is incredible. 
  13. prettywhenimhigh liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    Multitasking look how I do this  look how I got this 
  14. missamericatrash liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    They trampled her dreams and mocked her, and she broke. and now, her revenge is like leaving the equation, where she takes all that's good with her away, putting all of that love back to herself and what she cares about. 

    it's an album that's big on self-respect and reclaiming one's self. 

    she wants to continue sharing thru music, left social media to then having a private account. 

    it's like she's saying, hey i'm here, but only for those who care enough to actually want to get to know me and see me for me, nothing else. 



    and then what adds more to the record is that it's just so stable and solid enough to be her last record. as a long time fan, i'm having trouble thinking about what her next step might be for the next record if what i'm theorizing above is true. because this is such a beautiful and just response to the outside, and a more intimate answer for those who've stood/listened to her for the longest. I KNOW this record is going to be remembered as being something pivotal in her career, even past it's beauty. 

    i've always been the sort of person to sort of peer into someone's perspective first than my own to understand them better first than forming opinions, so connecting and understanding her work past the upfront was and is a real extra genuine pleasure. this album just wraps so much of what her public professional career has been the past years. for those wanting more on lush and intricate production, as enticing as that'd sound, the atmosphere, personally, and from a cultural standpoint/counterpoint perspective, I think blends perfectly for it's own. I read somewhere that reduction is actually an act of mastery, and she does so beautifully w holding and creating the space she does w this album. 

    ofc I'd love to hear more music and projects from her, but for me, like how she's shifted from NFR to making listeners shift their way of listening to her music from more grandiose, direct fashion, to a more contemplative and immersive delicate place NFR onto COTCC, to now the very much more tenderly-charged, tender BB. I know a lot of people might've not noticed, but this all gives the kind of experience and feelings when getting to start actually knowing someone, to then having them disappear. as a fan, it's truly heartbreaking to know that she's been through so much to have to have raced through all this, but makes me even more happier that she's able to start moving past it. 

    I hope she keeps sharing the beautiful and unique pockets of universes that she does w her work. a lot seems to be answered already, but maybe some more movie soundtracks, maybe even directing? the poetry's still very much gladly welcome. and of course maybe she'll get to better write the album of her dreams, that'd really be something. maybe more gradually and little nods. 

    I'm real happy to know that we've been part of and get to experience her career like this firsthand. Universe pulled and is pulling through wow ah


    Said this time and time again, but thanks Miss Rey. It's been and is incredible. 
  15. Surf Noir liked a post in a topic by Pineapple B00ST in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    Multitasking look how I do this  look how I got this 
  16. Pineapple B00ST liked a post in a topic by Surf Noir in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    honeymoon & blue banisters can co-exist in her beautiful & groundbreaking discography 
  17. Pineapple B00ST liked a post in a topic by bluechemtrails in Blue Banisters - Post-Release Discussion Thread + Poll   
    still touching me
    most radio-friendly on this album, could be a chartbreaker
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