The Top 5 Most Repulsive Moments in Lana Del Rey's Videos

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As we all know, Lana Del Rey is a vastly annoying human. We've all got our own personal reasons to be irritated -- maybe it was SNL, maybe it was the dating Axl Rose thing, maybe it's her lack of true credibility or any discernible personality. For us though, it's the damn music videos. Nowhere else is LDR quite so vacuous, gross, and irritating. Let us prove it: Here's a rundown of the top five dumbest moments in Lana Del Rey's videos.

5. The Trout Pout in "Video Games"



It's a montage video. With clips of LDR miming along lifelessly to "Video Games." The remarkable thing is, even with all the clips and the skateboarding and the cartoons and the flashing images, literally the only thing we could remember at the end of watching this for the first time was LDR's fish pout. It's so blown-up and weird here, it could be used by parents as an illustration of the face-sticking horrors that occur if you pull a face for too long. Maybe if she relaxed that thing once in a while, the rest of her face would have enough blood flow for an actual facial expression. Jeez.

4. The 'Romance' in "Born To Die"



There's nothing more romantic than having the dude you're sleeping with try to choke you while you're just minding your own business, having a little lie down. Oh, except for when he carries your dead and bloodied body away from the burning inferno he just caused by forcibly making out with you while driving, instead of watching the road. As we all know, true passion always involves someone dying. Thanks for the life lesson, LDR.  

3. The Mouth-Fingering in "Blue Jeans"




It's hard not to be consistently concerned about LDR in this one too, looking, as she does, like a woman about to take her last breath, all the way through. Far and away our favorite part of the "Blue Jeans" video though, happens 1:23 seconds in, when Mr. Choke Hold from "Born To Die" leans over LDR's half dead body and very thoughtfully rams two fingers in her mouth. We assume this move was intended to be sexy. To us, it actually more closely resembles an attempt to induce vomiting in an overdose victim. Nice one, kids.

2. The Marilyn Monroe Thing in "National Anthem"

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Marilyn Monroe is undoubtedly one of the sexiest women in history. Her saucy Happy Birthday serenade to JFK, mid-affair, was one of the most tantalizing and memorable performances of the century. Anybody -- and we do mean, anybody -- trying to recreate that kind of sass and sex-appeal would run into trouble, so why LDR felt the need to do her own bland and stiff "Happy Birthday Mr President" routine at the beginning of the "National Anthem" video is totally beyond us. Groan-worthy -- and not in the sexy-time way.

1. The Jackie O Thing in "National Anthem"



Re-enacting the assassination of JFK in your music video is in tremendously poor taste (although Marilyn Manson did it once, over a decade ago). As if the ickiness of LDR trying to glamorize somebody's murder wasn't enough, she also seems to be laboring under the impression that if she backcombs her hair enough and puts on clothing from the sixties, she will have the grace, poise and je ne sais quoi of Jackie Onassis. Newsflash! Nobody does! Nothing screams ego-mania like impersonating Jackie O and Marilyn Monroe in the same music video. Be ashamed, Del Rey, be ashamed.

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7 comments
arilrah90
arilrah90

All I gotta say is you're hating so much cause you envy her !! She unique !! Love how she doesn't have to twerk or do anything that these singers do now a days!!

mika_andy
mika_andy

who the F@ck is Rae Alexandra? how about YOU  create anything on your own musically and then try to criticise. we all can do that, but you try to chart your tracks as high as she did, and then maybe you can be in the position to say something. And if you're unable to do so, then shut up  and let us enjoy LDR tracks without your stupid comments.

have a great day!

rita_ballou
rita_ballou

It's a walking talking David Lynch movie.

tarockitourway
tarockitourway

Wow!!! Whoever the lame ass who is preaching all the hate is cuz honestly I don't even care enough to look at the name u suk and I personally find choking erotic and the finger thing was hot!!! I like the tunes her beatz are sexy and way better than a lot of crap out their I am a Bar Manager/Bartender and her music gets the crowd going so Big FU to the hater! Hey when you woke up in the morning and decided to write your crappy article did you enjoy ur big Ol glass of Haterade!!!?!!!

greendayrockin.tyka
greendayrockin.tyka

WOW YOU REALLY HATE LANA DEL REY DO YA? All the awards for you whoever wrote this, so much hate! It's not fair. She's a good singer, please be a open minded person. JEEEZZZ. SERIOUSLY GUYS SERIOUSLY, go eat a freakin skittles to light up your hearts. JEEEZZ.

 

mayntaray
mayntaray

wow- such haterism! I just listen to her tunes. I personally haven't had the time to analyze the artistic content in her videos.  Whether tasteless or not, I find her tunes to be way catchier & edgier than a lot of the other crap that gets tons of radio play these days....

hagechloe
hagechloe

Whoever wrote this article clearly has no taste. Lana Del Rey's music as well as her videos are pure beauty and art.

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