Lana Del Rey about to drop a new album, and has set herself some exposure by being on the October 2012 issue of British GQ magazine. After being named the Women of The Year by GQ, the 26-year-old artist posed nude for the front page shot wearing nothing but a sapphire and diamond jewels by Chopard. In this issue, Lana spills on her career and even talks about her childhood addiction to alcohol.
Here are a few things she discuss with British GQ magazine:
On becoming a successful artist:
“Just to have someone acknowledge the material I write is incredibly touching. It’s an affirmation of sorts. I just didn’t think that this was going to happen. Not any of it.”
On her alcohol addiction:
“It’s been nine years since my last drink. That’s really why I got sent to boarding school aged 14 – to get sober. A lot of the time when I write about the person that I love, I feel like I’m writing about New York. And when I write about the thing that I’ve lost I feel like I’m writing about alcohol because that was the first love of my life. Sure, there have been people, but it’s really alcohol.”
On her “stranger searching” hobby:
“It’s still my passion. I would just walk out of my front door in Brooklyn or Manhattan with an intention to meet someone who has the same energy. You just put it out there.”
Read more on her interview HERE!