Music video for Lana Del Rey's 2013 song Young and Beautiful for Baz Luhrmann's film The Great Gatsby. The video features closeup shots of Lana Del Rey wearing glittery diamonds resembling tears and an orchestra.
It features video clips of skateboarders, cartoons and shots from old movies, as well as paparazzi footage of Paz de la Huerta falling down while intoxicated. These are interspersed between... See full summary »
An ethereal trip to Lana Del Rey's conception of Adam and Eve story. In the beginning as sinners, they the fall from heaven, away from Marilyn and Elvis, to earth where Del Rey and Ross are... See full summary »
I'll get this part out of the way first... This song and video has already established itself as a legendary work of art. Summertime Sadness is a historic song. I remember it playing on the radio every single day and night multiple times for a long time. This song owned the summer of 2012 music. Teens and young adults of this time will never forget the song. Del Rey really blew up in popularity with this song and it made her a super star. Currently, I am anticipating her next album and think it will be better. She still sounds very young on Shade of Cool, although matured a little; she's still growing. I hope Del Rey sticks around for at least a couple more decades because I think her best is yet to come.
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