LANA DEL REY
RELEASE DATE 18TH AUGUST
‘Lana Del Rey’s latest incarnation is a triumph’– The Times
‘She’s amongst the best the 21st century has to call its own’ – Clash Music
7 million albums sold to date. 12 million singles sold to date. 1 billion video views on YouTube globally.
Monday 18th August sees the release of ‘Ultraviolence’ the second single and title track from Lana Del Rey’s most successful and critically acclaimed album to date. The album debuted at #1 in 18 countries, including the U.K and the U.S, and in the Top 5 of 10 other countries, selling over 1million copies worldwide so far. ‘ULTRAVIOLENCE’ is her second U.K #1 following ‘BORN TO DIE’ in 2012.
Written by Lana and long-time collaborator Dan Heath ‘Ultraviolence’ was produced by Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) and recorded in Auerbach’s Easy Eye Sound studio in Nashville.
Lana debuted at Glastonbury this year with a spellbounding headline performance on the Pyramid stage which was declared ‘dazzling’ by The Guardian and The Sunday Telegraph said ‘her dreamy pop noir was perfect’. Pyramid stage performance here – http://goo.gl/Md7YMc
Earlier this year saw Lana perform a string of sold out European and US tour dates including phenomenal performances at key festivals around the world such as Coachella, Glastonbury, Vida, Bravella and Bergenfest. Lana will continue to captivate audiences from the live stage with upcoming shows at Rock En Seine festival and headline shows across Ireland, France, Israel and the US.
‘Ultraviolence’ is being released on Polydor Records and will be available on digital download on Monday 18th August.