CHILDHOOD of Lana del Rey
A girl by the name of Elizabeth Grant was born in New York, and spent all his childhood in a small village of Lake Placid. The name of her father Rob Grand. He was an investor network. When she grew up, the family moved to Alabama, while they lived in New Jersey, and then returned to New York. Even as a child vocal Elizabeth noticed her parents and gave his daughter in the church choir. In the dreams of a girl she saw herself popular singer. As a teenager, she had alcohol dependence. With her kicked out of school. With fourteen years she studied at a boarding school in Connecticut, where she helped to get rid of dependence on alcohol. Four years later, Grant returned to New York and became a student at Fordham University, entered the Faculty of metaphysics.

As a student, she has mastered the guitar. With that she helped her uncle. Learn how to play, she realized that with six chords can create their own composition.

Career of the singer
At first Grant sang in cafes, performed in clubs and restaurants, at the same time used different names. It is slow but sure steps went to the goal. Inspiration aspiring singer drew in the sixties. In New York, she found his audience, speaking in Brooklyn. At the age of twenty, Elizabeth began to live separately from their parents, moved to a trailer in the country.

The twenty-two year-old singer has decided to address the audience with songs of his work, while she accompanied himself on the guitar. Unfortunately, at the moment it is not luck smiled. Her earliest songs were melancholy and distinguished jazz motifs. In the fall of 2008, she signed a contract with the "5 Point Records» and soon released her first single, Kill Kill. At that time, the girl called itself Lizzy Grant. It was Elizabeth's father gave her financial support for the project at the stage of promotion. It is not that single was a huge success, but thanks to him, aspiring singer attracted attention, and her talent was spotted.

Grant appeared producer. They became David Kane. She began working with several managers, who offered her a great nickname. Since that time, Elizabeth was the Lana Del Ray. This name and in harmony with the new image of the singer, with her new style of music. Determine its musical direction, Lana began to sing in full voice. Music critics have compared her voice with a vocal Chyna Forbes, Nancy Sinatra and Ambrosia Parsley. Through such comparisons Del Ray called the start of their creativity, "Hollywood sadcore" she herself defines the "gangster Nancy Sinatra's version."

After a short time, and was an album of the singer. Its name - «Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant ». But the real popularity came to Lana after the video «Video Games», released in 2011, the year. In just three weeks of online video watched about six hundred thousand people. The prospect of rising star was undeniable. At the end of 2011 the singer was presented the composition «Born to Die». It is, in fact, anticipated output of an entire album of the same name. Among the best-selling albums of the year, this album took fifth position. Lana fell awards, and since the beginning of 2012, she began touring. By this time she was already a lot of fans. She had time to write not just for yourself. So, one of the UK pop stars - Cheryl Cole, admitted in an interview that her album «A Million Lights» included several songs written by Lana.

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The 2012th singer began work on their next album and did a cover version of the popular in the fifties song «Blue Velvet». Also this year the singer became the face of the advertising campaign of the autumn collection H & M.

In 2013, the year had become a popular singer began a world tour. The popularity of the singer can be judged by the fact that tickets for her concert in Paris were completely sold out in fifteen minutes. In the summer of 2013. Del Rey concert was held in Finland. He was devoted to reissue her debut album.

PERSONAL LIFE of Lana del Rey
In recognition of the singer as a teenager, she had a serious addiction to alcohol and drank every day, often do it alone. She thought it was "cool." She believes that this is the worst thing that has been in her life. Lana began to consider himself lucky after a meeting with one of the members of the group named Kassidy James Barry O'Neill. It is a Scottish musician. He is in love with Lana and does not release it from itself. They go everywhere together, even on the road it is with her. Lana same, despite the fact that the likes of New York, moved to his beloved Glasgow. Barry and Lana are planning to perform a duet, creating something like Cher Cher and Sonny. Due to the strong employment singer suddenly leaning popularity implementation of the idea has been postponed. It is known that to change the image of Lana had to have plastic surgery. In addition, dyed blonde she turned into a spectacular brunette.

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Wiki info

At her first performance in 2006 for the Williamsburg Live Songwriting Competition, Del Rey met Van Wilson, an A&R representative for 5 Points Records, an independent label owned by David Nichtern. In 2007, while a senior in college, Del Rey submitted a demo tape of acoustic tracks titled No Kung Fu to 5 Points Records, who offered her a recording contract for $10,000. Del Rey used the money to relocate to Manhattan Mobile Home Park, a trailer park in North Bergen, New Jersey, and subsequently began working with producer David Kahne, with whom she released a three-track EP titled Kill Kill in October 2008 as Lizzy Grant. [41] She explained that "David asked to work with me only a day after he got my demo. He is known as a producer with a lot of integrity and who had an interest in making music that wasn't just pop. "[42] Her album, however, was shelved, causing her to shift her focus. Instead, she began to work in community service. "Homeless outreach, drug, and alcohol rehabilitation—that's been my life for the past five years", she told Vogue UK in 2012. Her debut full-length album, titled Lana Del Ray, was released in January 2010. [43] Her father, Robert Grant, helped with the marketing of the album,[43] which was available for purchase on iTunes for a brief period before being withdrawn.