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Château Marmont

Music Paradise Lana Del Rey (album - 2012)
A singer with a deep and gravelly voice, her songs are eloquent evocations of a glamorous past. Lana Del Rey has always felt a deep attachment to the Château Marmont. A place where she often returned for concerts and photo shoots.
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"Chateau Marmont (where Lindsay Lohan likes to party)" by rockaroundtheglobe is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

“I’m a writer first and a singer second.”

Lana Del Rey

Although she has been singing for a long time, Lana Del Rey had to wait for the release of the single Video Games to really explode with the general public. Enthralled by her universe with retro accents, the critics praise this young singer. Nourished by noble influences, Lana Del Rey pursues her path and dresses her universe with beautiful compositions often accompanied by neat clips.
As perfectionist as she is prolific, the artist released Paradise, her fourth EP, in November 2012 and it was an opportunity for her to showcase the Chateau Marmont, one of her favorite venues in Los Angeles. She poses for the needs of the cover on the terrace of this hotel so emblematic. She performed there, poolside, at a concert event for the Mulberry Spring/Summer 2012 Dinner and even sports a tattoo on her left arm in reference to this luxurious establishment.

The story of Lana Del Rey and the Chateau Marmont does not end there. In 2015, for the needs of a video she shoots alone with a VHS camcorder, she again chose the facility as a setting. The video will only be revealed some time later in a confidential way. He also appears in the video of the song Blue Jeans, more briefly in the one of Video Games and he is mentioned in the song Off to the Races. A place where Lana Del Rey enjoys cutting herself off from the hustle and bustle of the city, sheltered behind these walls with their prestigious reputation.

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The song Video Games on YouTube has accumulated267 million views on Youtube.

Chateau Marmont

Built in 1929, the Chateau Marmont is one of the most unusual and sultry monuments on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles.

Inspired by the Chateau d’Amboise in France, the Chateau Marmont was born out of the desire of a famous Los Angeles attorney to build a luxury apartment complex. When it was built, the building was described by the ... Learn more about Chateau Marmont

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By Gilles Rolland

Monday, January 31, 2022

Passionné de cinéma, de rock and roll, de séries TV et de littérature. Rédacteur de presse et auteur des livres Le Heavy Metal au cinéma, Paroles de fans Guns N' Roses, Paroles de fans Rammstein et Welcome to my Jungle : 100 albums rock et autres anecdotes dépareillées. Adore également voyager à la recherche des lieux les plus emblématiques de la pop culture.

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