Lana del Rey 'wishes' she was dead and suggests dying young is 'glamorous'

Blue Jeans singer hates everything about life- the fame, the media and critics

Maria Tadeo
Friday 13 June 2014 14:08

Poor Lana del Rey.

She's made a tonne of money from one hit song, has a new album coming out and a £990 Mulberry handbag named after her. Yet, the Blue Jeans chanteuse "wishes she was dead already".

The 27-year old told the Guardian her life is like "one f***ed movie" and simply doesn't want to live anymore, adding: "That's just how I feel. If it wasn't that way, then I wouldn't say it. I would be scared if I knew [death] was coming, but …"

Asked if there's something "glamorous" about dying young, Lana, who listed Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse as her music inspirations, responded: "I don't know. Ummm, yeah."

Apparently Lana also hates the fame, the paparazzi , the media and being targeted by critics. She desperately wants to stop doing "everything". What? Making music? Appearing on the cover of Vogue? Winning awards? Everything.

Adding to her chagrin, the singer also revealed her laptop was hacked and personal information, including photographs, financial details, health records and all of her songs, were leaked online: "All 211 of them. Just one more element of the unknown in my daily life".

Despite her hatred of life, Lana was happy enough to sing at Versailles for the pre-wedding party of rapper Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

The solo artist will release the follow-up to her critically acclaimed debut album Born To Die, called Ultraviolence, on 17 June. Get a first listen to it below.

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