Learning and learning to learn through Lana Del Rey

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 09:  Lana Del Rey attends her "Freak" music video premiere event presented by Vevo at The Wiltern on February 9, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Interscope)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Lana Del Rey attends her "Freak" music video premiere event presented by Vevo at The Wiltern on February 9, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Interscope)

The first twangs of “Blue Jeans” reverberated throughout Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Sept. 5, and Lana Del Rey sauntered along on that dark stage.
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A new shade of cool on Lana Del Rey album

Lana Del Rey authenticates her niche as a retro-pop act on her latest LP, “Ultraviolence,” with stronger yet less-catchy songs than on her debut studio album under the moniker Del Rey, “Born to Die.” She has traded in hip-hop sampling for a new team of producers, including the Black Keys’
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Lana Del Rey: Born to Die

Lana Del Rey wants you to own her, love her, objectify her, abuse her and worship her. Now, there’s enough here — in her image, her music and the backlash it’s all received — for a whole team of pop culture critics, feminists and intellectuals to fuss about, but, all
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