Elizabeth Grant is a Los Angeles singer and songwriter who has performed under the moniker Lana Del Rey since 2010. Praised by critics for embracing themes of tragic romance, glamour, melancholia, and 1950s and '60s Americana, Lana is widely revered for her song-craft.
Lana Del Rey has released 6 studio albums (sophomore onwards via Interscope Records): Lana Del Ray (2010), Born to Die (2012), Ultraviolence – produced by Dan Auerbach – (2014), Honeymoon (2015), Lust for Life (2017), Norman Fucking Rockwell! (2019) the last of which achieved massive critical acclaim.
As of 2019, Del Rey has sold 16 million albums worldwide, an incredible achievement when you consider the twists and turn her career has taken. She has been lauded as one of this generation's most influential and insightful songwriters. And despite the myriad genre and production styles that have infused her albums, her singular voice, and ability to capture a dark, and contemplative atmosphere through her lyrics remains true.
Lana Del Rey is also a published author. In 2020, she published a volume of poetry entitled 'Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass'. She is an artist that's committed to following her own path and despite her relatively short career, has created an enigmatic presence that is sure to linger well into the future.