Sunday, January 15, 2012

Del Rey Debut

Internet phenomenon Lana Del Rey had her U.S. television debut on NBC's Saturday Night Live last night (January 14, 2012).

Her performance was under high scrutiny by those who are familiar with her internet videos, and her introduction to America for those who've never heard her name. Del Rey, who had expressed her nervousness before the show, was pitchy and strangely guttural in her renditions of "Video Games" and "Blue Jeans" (above)... her voice dropping into an even lower register than she generally sings, but she settled into a groove each time and finished both songs with gusto. Many found her performance less than admirable and 'tweeted' their distain. MORE HERE

Question: Has anyone ever seen Bob Dylan live?

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