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Lana Del Rey Breaks Billboard Record with Blue Banisters Album Release

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Lana Del Rey breaks Billboard record with her newly released album. She is a singer and songwriter who has been in the music industry for over 10 years. She just released her eighth studio album, “Blue Banisters”, on October 22, 2021. This is her fifth album that reached number one on the Billboard charts and it’s breaking records left and right! What makes Lana so special? Let’s find out!

About Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey was born in May 1985, in New York City. As a child, Del Rey’s father taught her how to play the guitar and banjo. She would later go on to teach herself how to play several instruments but her singing and songwriting is what has always attracted most listeners to her music. If you are new to Lana, make sure to see our best Lana Del Rey songs to help you get started in her catalog.

Lana Del Rey Album Overview

Below is a few highlights from the Lana Del Rey discography. Note we left off “Honeymoon” and “Bent Over Backwards” as we are working up full reviews on these albums.

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In 2012, Lana Del Rey released her first studio album, “Born to Die”. The album was a commercial success and spawned the singles “Video Games”, “Blue Jeans”, and “Born to Die”. The same year, she made her debut performance on Saturday Night Live.

In 2014, Lana Del Rey released her second studio album, “Ultraviolence”. The album was met with critical acclaim and spawned the singles “West Coast”, “Shades of Cool”, and “Black Beauty”.

In 2017, Lana Del Rey released her third studio album, “Lust for Life”. The album was also met with critical acclaim and spawned the singles “Love”,

In 2019, Lana Del Rey released her fourth album, “Norman F***ing Rockwell!”. The album was a critical and commercial success. It topped the charts in several countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom. The album spawned the singles “Doin’ Time”, “Mariners Apartment Complex”, and “Venice Bitch”.

In March of 2021 we seen the release of “Chemtrails Over the Country Club” by Lana. It is a good album that reached number two on the Billboard 200 but was a bit of a letdown after the “NFR” 2019 masterpiece. The album did well but probably received more press for the album cover than the music. It does include several great tracks though. If you are looking for more Lana, make sure to checkout the best Lana Del Rey cover songs for even more great tunes.

Lana Del Rey Breaks Billboard Record

It was recently announced that Lana Del Rey’s sixth studio album, Blue Banisters, has set a new record! Lana Del Rey is now the artist who had the most No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Alternative Albums chart. She was previously tied for the record with the bands Cold Play and the Dave Grohl fronted Foo Fighters.

Blue Banisters Album

The Blue Banisters album is one of Lana’s most personal albums to date and arranged beautifully with several personal moments in the lyrics. We will be doing a full review of this album soon so stay tuned.

Blue Banisters [2 LP]

as of April 12, 2024 6:25 pm


It’s been a long and winding road for Lana Del Rey, but at the end of it she can say that she is now one of the most successful artists on Billboard. She has had six number-one albums on Billboard’s Alternative Album Chart which ties her with Cold Play and Dave Grohl fronted Foo Fighters. Her latest album, Blue Banisters, was met with critical acclaim because it allowed listeners to see into more personal moments in Lana’s life through lyrics. If you are looking for an artist who will always keep you interested and is always evolving, look no further than this modern day Renaissance woman!

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