Category: Lana Del Rey

November 22, 2021

Adele Bares Her Soul while Lana Puts Us to Sleep

It will probably surprise some of my audience that I like Adele. While I’ve shared a variety of musical styles with you all, British soul has not been one of them. I had, however, acquired my taste for it back in the 1980s with the likes of Allison Moyet and, to some degree, Kirsty McColl. Both women wove soul into the pop and dance music […]

March 24, 2021

Lana Del Rey Overflies with New Album

I was excited to hear the new Lana Del Rey album, Chemtrails Over the Country Club. I’m a big Lana Del Rey fan and have enjoyed watching her evolve over the years starting with her first album, Born to Die in 2012. Her music is often called Sadcore because of it’s melancholic sound, slow pacing, and themes of loss and despair. Personally, I reject that […]