To celebrate Lana Del Rey’s 31st birthday today, we’re revisiting 10 of our favorite dreamy videos.
Lana Del Rey became pop music’s new “It girl” after her debut music video, which she edited herself, went viral.
The close distance between love and pain is explored in the title track off Del Rey’s third studio album, Ultraviolence, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
A doomed relationship is explored in the title track off Del Rey’s second studio album, Born to Die, which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.
The first single from her fourth studio album Honeymoon, which Billboard deemed “Perhaps the most radio-friendly song of Del Rey’s career,” peaked at No. 51 on the Hot 100 chart.
Lana Del Rey paired with film noir, tattoo artist Mark Mahoney and a California backdrop make for shades of cool.
After channeling Marilyn Monroe with her rendition of “Happy Birthday, Mr. President,” Del Rey portrays Jackie O. with special guest A$AP Rocky as JFK in her visual depicting “Loss of innocence” in 1963.
The video, which Del Rey referred to as “The most beautiful thing I’ve ever done,” was included in Billboard’s “20 Best Music Videos of the 2010s.”