Every so often I get sucked into RapGenius, the website started as a hobby by some guys I know from New York that has now turned into a beast, with like actual investors and shit, and I spend a few hours clicking around.
Just now I noticed they've got exegeses for non-rap artists as well. Like Lana del Rey.
Today at lunch we started talking about Lana del Rey. Someone loathed her. I defended her. I find her superfascinating. Not sexy, just creepy and enthralling. And all so painfully self-aware, yet more magnetic because of it. I feel like I'm watching a David Lynch movie when I watch her sing, even on the SNL performance. The "Video Games" video is hypnotic.