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NEW ALBUM: LANA DEL REY | BLUE BANISTERS

Lana Del Rey has released her long-awaited eighth studio album "Blue Banisters," which has finally arrived. The LP’s latest single is titled “Arcadia,” which Del Rey wrote and produced with Drew Erickson. Three previous singles are also included on the album “Blue Banisters,” “Wildflower Wildfire,” and “Text Book.” Lana Del Rey announced "Blue Banisters" in late April and originally suggested it would come out July 4. She had also teased something called "Rock Candy" Sweet, but no other details followed. Between 2019’s "Norman Fucking Rockwell!" and the more recent "Chemtrails Over the Country Club," Lana Del Rey published "Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass," her first collection of poetry, along with an audiobook counterpart she produced with Antonoff. Del Rey has made a name for herself since "Born to Die" as the glamorous but melancholic singer of massive hits such as "Video Games" and "Ultraviolence." Although she’s changed aesthetics throughout her career, this age of Lana feels far from what we’re used to. Of course, we cannot expect artists to stay the same over their tenure, but it feels like we’ve swapped the excitement of fame and fortune in Hollywood for sitting in a cozy cabin in New England. Now, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but what drew so many of us to Lana’s music was a shared feeling of being young, wild, and free,