Lana Del Rey is one of the most-hyped up artists that we have experienced in years. In a span of 6 months, the much buzzed about indie princess has gone from being a struggling singer to a magazine staple, covering Billboard, Q, and the prestigious Rolling Stone, something that not even established artists have achieved.
Last night, the singer took the Saturday Night Live stage to finally break into the notorious
Her single “Video Games” has already hit the top ten in Belgium, UK, France,
and Austria, but didn’t even make a dent in the US charts (it did sell 20,000
copies thou). And I don’t think performances like these are going to help Lana. U.S.
To be honest, I did not see the star that we are used to seeing on stage, but a very nervous aspiring singer. Simon Cowell would have dragged Lana had she been auditioning for American Idol.
However, “Video Games” has finally been climbing up the iTunes chart and the upcoming performances on both Ellen and David Letterman should propel it further. Maybe those two performances could redeem Lana from failing to break into the
Source: Prophet Blog & Idolator