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Lana Del Rey Says Lou Reed Was Set To Record A Verse For ‘Brooklyn Baby’ Before He Died

By Shannon Carlin

In an interview with Radio.com last year, Lana Del Rey said she wanted to work with Lou Reed on her upcoming album, which we now know as Ultraviolence. 

Now it’s been revealed that Reed was almost featured on Lana’s track, “Brooklyn Baby” before he passed away in late October.

Related: Hear Lana Del Rey’s New Song “Brooklyn Baby”

In an interview with The Guardian, Lana reveals just how close Reed came to appearing on the song, which features the line, “My boyfriend’s in the band, he plays guitar while I sing Lou Reed.”

“I took the red eye, touched down at 7am … and two minutes later he died,” she said.

Talking with The Guardian, Lana also says the criticism of her music is not sexist, but just straight-up personal, explaining that she’s not a “true provocateur” like that of Lily Allen or Lorde or Miley Cyrus, who also deal with criticism.

Read more about how Lana Del Rey feels about the haters on Radio.com


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