On the beginning of the past year, Lana Del Rey started covering the famous French magazine, Madame Figaro, as well as was featured on Vogue China.
Lana Del Rey was the new face of Jaguar and to promote the new Jaguar F Type, she released her first music video of 2013: “Burning Desire”. You can watch it here. This month she also won the BRIT Award in the category of “International Female Solo Act”, and announced the launch of her “Institute of Innovative Thinkers”.
This month, Lana Del Rey surprisely launched another music video for the cover she made of Leonard Cohen’s “Chelsea Hotel no. 2”. You can watch it here. She was also featured on Numéro Tokyo and The Times LUXX and won two ECHO awards for “Best International Rock/Pop Artist” and “Best International Newcomer”.
“The Paradise Tour” started and took place in several countries from all over the world. Lana Del Rey also surprisely released another music video but this time the cover of “Summer Wine” feat. her boyfriend Barrie! You can watch it here. And covered the French magazine, L’Officiel.
During May, Lana Del Rey continued her tour and premiered the official video for her song “Young & Beautiful”, which is part of the soundtrack of “The Great Gatsby”. You can watch it here. Because of the song, she attended the 66th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals together with the cast of the film. And she also covered Fashion Magazine.
Lana Del Rey gave her last shows of “The Paradise Tour” during this month of June and “Summertime Sadness” was announced as her second single in the USA and ended up being a mega hit. She was also on the cover of Electronic Beats and the first rumours around “Tropico” started!
This month, Lana Del Rey performed in a few music festivals and venues, was spotted on a recording studio and confirmed that she was working on her upcoming 30 minute film directed by Anthony Mandler, “Tropico”.
Lana Del Rey performed in some American venues and was spotted in several different occasions in Los Angeles. “Summertime Sadness” also crashed the “Billboard Hot 100” Top 10.
In September, Cedric Gervais announced his remix of “Young & Beautiful” and the track was an huge success, mainly in the USA. You can watch it here. Lana Del Rey also performed at Küçükçiftlik Park, Turkey.
This month, it was revealed that Lana Del Rey would cover Nylon Magazine – November issue and in the interview, she announced that she will be working on her upcoming 2014 album. She also saw her name associated to Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s wedding proposal.
During November, Lana Del Rey performed in a few countries of South America including Brazil. Miley Cyrus also started covering “Summertime Sadness” on her performances. And Lana Del Rey donated $10,000 for a short film.
Last but definitely not least, in December, Lana Del Rey released her 30 minute film, “Tropico”. You can watch it here and buy it here. And did a public premiere of it at Cinerama Dome at ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood, California, where she announced the name of her next album, “Ultraviolence”. Lana was also nominated for the 56th Grammy Awards and the 19th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and indicated for the 86th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. And attended the 2014 NASA Breakthrough Awards.