Unless you don't surf the interwebs very much, you've probably heard mention in some form or fashion of Lana Del Rey by now. You may have experienced her (in my opinion, because my ears work) horrendous "performance" on Saturday Night Live last month. The fact that she was booked for a stage as huge as SNL off the youtubing of 2 subpar songs is beyond me, but anyway...watch here if you dare:
I'll look past the fact that she's wearing her grandma's tablecloth and go to her voice. Maybe she had a bad night, but I doubt it. After hearing her recorded version of "Video Games" off of "Born to Die," it's no better. I'm not sure what marketing genius is behind her meteoric rise to the heights of SNL, Letterman, etc., along with being the talk of every blog, but it feels to me a lot like a Rebecca Black moment. Maybe we can't turn away, because we all agree she's so terrible?
|Her knuckles say it all...|
Friend or Foe? I say foe. Thumbs down.