Lana Del Rey covers “Blue Velvet” for H(&)M UPDATED!

Eternal Rhyme et Reason favorite Lana Del Rey covered Bobby Vinton’s “Blue Velvet” for a David Lynch -inspired advert for Swedish über retailer H&M. It’s as dark and dreamy as any of her own material. Check it out below: How can we get our hands on the full version?! UPDATE: Listen to the cover in full! Continue reading Lana Del Rey covers “Blue Velvet” for H(&)M UPDATED!

Michelle Obama Delivers at DNC 2012

  Last night everyone’s favorite FLOTUS delivered an incredible speech at the Democratic National Convention. Michelle Obama’s stirring take on the state of the union was filled with lots of touching anecdotes from hers and the president’s past, and never devolved into the kind of pandering which characterized Mrs. or Mr. Romney’s speeches. Admirably, she managed to reflected on her husband’s accomplishments during his tenure to date (and there are many) without bragging (again, although she could). Their vision for the United States is a brave one, befitting its people. We only hope they’ll be around to see it through! … Continue reading Michelle Obama Delivers at DNC 2012

Must Listen: “Feed Me Diamonds”- MNDR

  Stop everything you’re doing and listen to “Feed Me Diamonds” by MNDR. No, seriously. Stop rea   ding.     GOD DAMN.   MNDR, I was convinced as soon as I heard “c’mon dismantle me.” Congratulations. This is some Björk (“Desired Constellation”) shit right here but I’m not mad. Not at all. I’m completely enamored by it.   And her interview with Spin in which she described the song pretty much sealed the deal: [“Feed Me Diamonds” is] an homage to Marina Abramovíc. It’s weird to use the word inspire. I wish I could another one. But she’s really important to … Continue reading Must Listen: “Feed Me Diamonds”- MNDR