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Lana Del Rey’s highly popular Norman Fucking Rockwell album dropped in August 2019, and for practically as long, the artist has actually been teasing its follow-up, Chemtrails Over the Country Club On January 10, LDR lastly offered her most substantive upgrade on the LP yet, sharing its tracklist and cover art in a series of posts on Instagram.
The album, her seventh, will feature 11 songs, consisting of a title track and one called “Tulsa Jesus Freak.” According to her posts, it has no noted features. “There’s always turmoil and upheaval and in the middle of it- there’s always stunning music too,” LDR composed in the caption accompanying the cover. “Presenting my brand-new album chemtrails over the country club.”
In addition to the photo, which discovers the artist smiling surrounded by a group of ladies gathered around a table decorated with a nation club-ready gingham table linen, LDR shared another picture of her and 3 others embellished with pearls and tiaras, teasing a new “music video out tomorrow.” That clip dropped on Monday (January 11), for the tune “Chemtrails Over the Country Club.”
Also notable is the leading remark Lana left on her post revealing the album cover, which seemed to deal with reaction she got in 2015 after calling out critics and fellow artists in an impassioned note. In the new remark, she wrote:
I likewise want to state that with everything going on this year! And no this was not intended-these are my best friends, since you are asking today. And damn! As it happens when it concerns my remarkable good friends and this cover yes there are individuals of color on this records image which’s all I’ll state about that however thank you.
My stunning good friend Valerie from Del Rio Mexico, my dearest buddy Alex and my beautiful buddy Dakota Rain as well as my sweetheart Tatiana. these are my buddies this is my life. We are all a stunning mix of everything- some more than others which is visible and well known in whatever I do. In 11 years working I have actually constantly been exceptionally inclusive without even trying to. My buddies are rappers my sweethearts have been rappers. My dearest friends have been from all over the place, so before you make remarks once again about a WOC/POC problem, I’m not the one storming the capital, I’m literally altering the world by putting my life and thoughts and enjoy out there on the table 24 seven. Respect it.
Chemtrails Over the Nation Club is due out later on in2021 Discover a teaser for the album here, and see her carry out the album cut “Let Me Love You Like a Lady” on The Tonight Program below.
- Lana Del Rey