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Lana Del Rey says new album Norman Fucking Rockwell is “completely finished” [Updated]

on December 31, 2018, 3:42pm

Earlier this year, Lana Del Rey announced plans to release a new album called Norman Fucking Rockwell in 2019. Now, the California pop artist has confirmed that the Lust for Life follow-up is officially done.

As Billboard points out, Del Rey revealed the exciting news during an Instagram Live stream on Sunday, telling her followers that Norman Fucking Rockwell is “completely finished.” She also teased a potential release date for a new album track, and it’s just around the corner. “I think I’m putting a song out on January 8th,” she remarked.

Update – January 1st: In a follow-up Instagram post, Del Rey previewed her new song, which is titled, “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have- but i have it”. The song is officially due out Wednesday, January 9th. Additionally, Del Rey revealed the completion of her new book of poetry and apologized “for upcoming cancellations of shows you’ll be hearing about.”

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Norman Fucking Rockwell marks Del Rey’s sixth full-length to date and follows 2017’s Lust for Life, which earned a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album. Like Lorde, St. Vincent, and Taylor Swift before her, Del Rey worked on her new album with 2017 Producer of the Year Jack Antonoff.

In the lead-up to the new LP, she’s dropped two impressive singles in “Venice Bitch” and “Mariners Apartment Complex”, one of our Top Songs of the Year. Additionally, Del Rey debuted a new, unreleased song during an Apple event performance in October.

Revisit “Mariners Apartment Complex” below.

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