RE: Lana Del Ray
In response to Amy Klein: 20 years ago, when the music industry was more or less in the same place it had been since the 50s, I think Lana Del Ray would have been just another overnight pop sensation writing songs that were massively popular that people with brains didn’t really like and thought were less than flattering depictions of women and gender. Her defiance over this, like any...
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