Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey burst onto the music scene. I think it was partly due to a good remix of Summertime Sadness, but nobody can deny that she became popular suddenly, whether or not it was actually her own doing.
Everyone was happy to accept her without question at first. She had a great voice and a fresh feel, and anything new can be fun for a while in the music world. I’m looking at you, dubstep. But then when Lana Del Rey started showing up more and more frequently in headlines and music charts, people started to wonder who she really was. The facade of Americana and practiced melancholy was just too perfect.
Eventually this lead to a criticism of her being fake. ‘She got a nose job and work done on her lips. She wasn’t this good just a few years ago’ are all complaints that I’ve read.
Therin lies why I love Lana Del Rey. She is a manifestation of the self made man, with the added spin
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