June 12, 2014


Lana Del Rey Says She Wishes She Was 'Dead Already'

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Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for amfAR

Lana Del Rey is not doing well.

In a new profile in The Guardian, the pop singer gets very candid about her role in the world, success and her critics. 

"I wish I was dead already," she told the British paper during an interview in New Orleans. "I don't want to have to keep doing this. But I am." The interviewer asks her if she means just making music, to which she replied "Everything. That's just how I feel. If it wasn't that way, then I wouldn't say it. I would be scared if I knew [death] was coming, but …"

She goes on to detail her time being homeless, hanging out with biker gangs, and wanting to live a peaceful life in an artists community. She even addresses her fast rise to stardom that stemmed from her hit "Video Games."

"I never felt any of the enjoyment," she said. "It was all bad, all of it."

Watch her video for "West Coast" below. Ultraviolence comes out June 17.