Istanbul to host Lana Del Rey
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Lana Del Ray will be on the stage Sept 18 at Istanbul’s Küçükçiftlik Park.American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey, known as the woman of dark love stories, will perform at Istanbul’s Küçükçiftlik Park on Sept. 20.
Internet phenomena Lana Del Rey released one of the best-selling and awarded albums in 2012 and has found herself among the most famous songwriters of the world amid her desire to become a film writer. She has also fascinated fans with her vocals and songs telling “dark love stories.”
Del Rey’s music has been noted for its cinematic sound and its references to various aspects of pop culture, particularly that of the 1950s and 1960s Americana. The singer has described herself as a “self-styled gangsta Nancy Sinatra.” Before signing to a major record label, Del Rey provided sole production of her music videos.
Musically, she draws influence from what she deems to be the masters of each genre, including Elvis Presley, Amy Winehouse, Nirvana and Eminem.