Lana Del Rey

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Name: Lana Del Rey
Also Known As: Lana
Occupation: singer
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Lana Del Rey (born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant) is a famous American Indie Pop singer-songwriter, who in mid-2011-12 was a big part of the tumblr sad girl trend because of her songs Summertime Sadness and Born to Die. It is also referenced as an inspiration for the Flower Crown trope.

Her music is noted for its stylized, cinematic quality and exploration of themes of sadness, tragic romance, glamor, and melancholia, containing many references to pop culture, particularly 1950s and 1960s Americana.[1]

Because this, the title and plot of their songs are often popular themes in various fanworks, being used in fanvid, references in fanfics, and used to assemble aesthetics, mostly with AU universe.

After an interview in 2014, one of his lines -- I wish I was dead already[2] -- became a popular meme in Brazil,[3] which led to several montages with various characters from different fandoms saying the same line or acting as Lana in the respective interview.

In 2013 released Young & Beautiful for the soundtrack of The Great Gatsby which influenced different fandoms, being used from fanfictions to vids.


  1. ^ See mor in Lana Del Rey Wikipedia Article.
  2. ^ "Lana Del Rey: 'I wish I was dead already' Music The Guardian". 2014-06-12. Archived from the original on 2014-06-15. 
  3. ^ "Queria estar morta – #MUSEUdeMEMES". 2022-04-09. Archived from the original on 2022-04-09.