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  1. bdelrey liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  2. YUNGATA liked a post in a topic by Poison Ivy in Lana related memories/experiences   
    This is going to be a bit long and personal and dramatic, but Lana's music and lyrics did a lot for me lately and acknowledging it in writing is a way to say thank you!
     
     
     
  3. lola liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Del Rey and Soileau   
    For anyone looking for Bradley Soileau nudes~
    http://iwassashafierce.tumblr.com/post/28121653565/ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    NSFW, view at own discretion etc.
  4. youcallmelavender liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  5. TrailerParkDarling liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  6. ednafrau liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  7. HunterAshlyn liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Lana-isms   
    The first time I actually read the tags for a Lana video I saw "SICK" "DOPE" "FRESH" "TO" "DEATH" and I just laughed and in my head, "wow, who are you?". Then I thought about and came to the conclusion that if I could be as cute as her and create such fresh2death videos, I'd do the same thing.
  8. ExoticFlower liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Lana's Undies Appreciation thread   
    She's having trouble taking her top off, like I do every day of my life...
     
     
    I'm better at other things okay?
  9. lola liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Lana-isms   
    The first time I actually read the tags for a Lana video I saw "SICK" "DOPE" "FRESH" "TO" "DEATH" and I just laughed and in my head, "wow, who are you?". Then I thought about and came to the conclusion that if I could be as cute as her and create such fresh2death videos, I'd do the same thing.
  10. Hundred Dollar Bill liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  11. Sitar liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  12. Hellion liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  13. Phenomena liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Unpopular Lana Opinions   
    I know it was discussed more than a month ago but if you wouldn't mind I'd like to briefly touch on the un-feminist lyrics. As someone who's been in what I now realise were probably unhealthy relationships, albeit exhilarating, I really identify with a lot of what Lana's saying. But just briefly, I in no way mean to diminish or criticise your opinions by saying stuff like "you guys just don't know"; I don't know your lives or your struggles and I'm not prepared to make those judgements so this is merely my experience.
     
    I can see how on the surface a what of her lyrical content seems to be against positive feminist ideals, but when I was in those relationships the power balance felt very natural and like feminism wasn't apart of anything. I was happy to let the men in my life lead me because they made me feel safe and there was a lot of love there. I knew how hard my heart beat for them and I could feel that in them too. For me, to love someone that much in a i-can-hardly-breathe-when-we're-not-together way made me feel so alive. I'm guilty of doing a lot of things I shouldn't have done with them but I was so free. So when they held me a little rough or something similar it didn't matter because it felt like we belonged. I can see why things like that from another perspective may have seemed off and like I was being controlled or smothered but that's not how it felt.
     
    I was going to write a little more but I don't want to just bombard this thread with what is probably not interesting content.
  14. AlexandriaTheGreat liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in ElleUK Q&A with Lana Del Rey   
    Sweet, like cinnamon.
  15. YUNGATA liked a post in a topic by SugarVenom in Unpopular Lana Opinions   
    Before BTD when she performed it live I loved it, then the studio version is just perfect. i think it does fit on BTD
  16. YUNGATA liked a post in a topic by SugarVenom in Unpopular Lana Opinions   
    I think Radio is the best song from Born to Die.
  17. YUNGATA liked a post in a topic by Poison Ivy in Paradise - Pre-Release Thread   
    I think Lana simply doesn't adhere much to feminism, but I agree that is not anti-feminist in itself. The only sort of 'anti-feminist' song of hers I can think of is 'This Is What Makes Us Girls' and the quotes like the one Maru mentioned - I think she's sort of projecting her own feelings and attitudes as a girl into what all of us are supposed to be, which of course some women will disagree with because not all of us enjoy being told to "shut up, I got this". If it's right or wrong that Lana or other women like her think this way, it's not my place to tell - I think in a small dose it can be fun, especially when you're young and all, but it can turn much uglier.
     
    However, coming back to anti-feminism, I think Lana just gets a bit carried away with her lyrics and art sometimes and starts saying stuff like [that quote], but I'm sure she is aware it's her own view and she just likes putting these feelings and attitudes in her songs. I think 'tumblr feminists' just have to face that not everyone has the same ideas and standards like them. In a perfect world, everything would be politically correct and it's good to try to 'educate' on this subject, just without imposing their perspective when they don't understand where women like Lana come from.
  18. SoftcoreBabyface liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Lana-isms   
    The hip swinging action

     

     

     

  19. Rafael liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Lana-isms   
    The hip swinging action

     

     

     

  20. Monicker liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Lana-isms   
    My friend and I have this joke that Lana's version of dancing is sitting, looking somber and moving her hands.
  21. Sorrow liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Lana-isms   
    The hip swinging action

     

     

     

  22. YUNGATA liked a post in a topic by .Add in Your Lana Collection   
    My Collection
    #Born To Die

    > LP - Normal Edition [uSA]
    > Double LP - Normal Edition [Germany]
    > CD + Magazine - Normal Edition (Limited Edition) [Greek]
    > CD - Normal Edition [Europe]
    > CD Slipcase - Normal Edition (Limited Edition) [France]
    > CD - Normal Edition [uSA]
    > CD - Normal Edition [Russia]
    > CD - Normal Edition [Malaisia / Asia]
    > CD Digipack - Deluxe Edition [Mexico]
    > CD Digipack - Deluxe Edition (Unrated) [Thaïland]
    > CD Digipack - Deluxe Edition [Taïwan]
     
    # Video Games

    > 12" (Limited Edition) [Germany]
    > 7" (Limited Edition - Record Store Day) [uSA]
    > 7" Picture Disc (Limited Edition) [uK]
    > CD Cardsleeve Promo (Limited Edition) [uK]
    > CD Promo (Limited Edition) [Netherlands]
    > CD Promo (Limited Edition) [uSA]
    > Maxi CD (Limited Edition - Record Store Day) [uSA]
    > Maxi CD [Germany]
    > Maxi CD EP [Germany]
     
    # Born To Die

    > 12" (Limited Edition) [Germany]
    > 12" Promo (Limited Edition) [Germany]
    > 7" (Limited Edition - Record Store Day) [uSA]
    > 7" Picture Disc (Limited Edition) [uK]
    > Maxi CD [Germany]
    > Maxi CD EP [Germany]
     
    # Blue Jeans

    > CD + Advert Promo (Limited Edition) [uK]
    > 12" Picture Disc (Limited Edition) [France]
    > CD Cardsleeve (Limited Edition) [France]
    > 7" Picture Disc (Limited Edition) [uK]
     
     
    # National Anthem

    > 7" Picture Disc (Limited Edition) [uK]
    > CD Cardsleeve Promo (Limited Edition) [uK]
     
     
    # Summertime Sadness

    > 12" (Limited Edition) [Germany]
    > Maxi CD [Germany]
     
     

    > x4 Posters 1200cm x 1600cm (Limited Edition) [France]
  23. Monicker liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Paradise - Pre-Release Thread   
    I feel like that's because we're in a world were we believe this sort of idea about sex to be dirty and unacceptable. But I think this is an exploration of Lana's personal sexuality. Of course it's harder for us to connect to it because it's not how we feel about sex. However this vein of sexual exploration has been constant through Lana's work and while I don't think it's there for shock value, I do believe it's just what turns her on. Lyrics are personal and we should remember she's not necessarily writing for us but for herself, even just as a cathartic measure.
  24. YUNGATA liked a post in a topic in Paradise - Pre-Release Thread   
    Exactly.
     
     
    You're right, but it really, really irks me. I just don't think like that. If it hurts me, it hurts me as a person, not as a woman. I am more than my looks, and I don't owe it to anyone to be attractive.
     
    Still, continuing the cycle of this thinking is not doing women any favours. She's not setting back the progression of feminist thinking because it already seems to have stagnated here (public thought), nor is she helping by contributing to this oppressive thinking. I just don't like when people keep perpetuating these "ideals", especially those in public eye. Speak for yourself Lana, because you sure as hell are not representing me as a woman. (Notice how I use the word woman and not girl?)
     
    EDIT: I'm trying this new thing where I'm not an asshole on the forum and I calm down before I make a post. So I don't know if this is worded too harshly or anything; but bear with me, I'm trying! :3
     
    Anyway, it bothers me to see women fall in line with this horrible way of thinking, and it bothers me to women themselves perpetuating this bullshit. It bothers me when I see myself thinking this way and I have to stop and correct myself. As Sitar mentioned, society is much harsher on women and these ideas are deeply ingrained in us from an incredibly young age. Even the most headstrong, independent, intelligent women might grapple with these issues. Yes, society, the media, family conditions us to think this way. Yes, there are a multitude of layers and years of this incredibly complex issue: the sociological context, historical context, even evolutionary context -- but I am a firm believer in the individual. And call me naive or too optimistic, but I think real social change can be made. To me, it's never just "Oh, just one person said that; everyone thinks it anyway" -- it starts with the individual. We make up society.
     
    I'm not going to give Lana a free pass on this one. :imbeingsarcasticbitch2: Maybe she's changed, I don't know. I know I have, and I know it's possible. I'm still learning, and I'm still changing. And I also know that my daughters and my sons (if I even have children) will be taught not to perpetuate this bullshit and will not be cast into gender roles and taught to have "gender-appropriate" qualities.
     
    ....and I went a little overboard. Again.
     
    Ooops. (._. )
  25. Myriam liked a post in a topic by YUNGATA in Paradise - Pre-Release Thread   
    I feel like that's because we're in a world were we believe this sort of idea about sex to be dirty and unacceptable. But I think this is an exploration of Lana's personal sexuality. Of course it's harder for us to connect to it because it's not how we feel about sex. However this vein of sexual exploration has been constant through Lana's work and while I don't think it's there for shock value, I do believe it's just what turns her on. Lyrics are personal and we should remember she's not necessarily writing for us but for herself, even just as a cathartic measure.
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