MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) – Lana Del Rey gave a Fourth of Jul unison during a Montreux Jazz Festival that left fans wanting some-more of a American chanteuse, who swept to celebrity final year on a behind of her vivid ‘Video Games’ single.
The New York native, looking like a vintage-inspired bride in a white edging mini dress and with vast white flowers in her hair, achieved only 9 songs in a parsimonious 45-minute uncover that suitably finished with her “National Anthem” track.
Fans, who paid 78 Swiss francs ($80) a sheet for a Wednesday dusk show, were especially treated to songs from Del Rey‘s strike manuscript “Born To Die” including “Blue Jeans” and “Million Dollar Man”, yet some pronounced a gig was too brief.
“It was really good, though 45 mins is a small light. She didn’t even deliver a musicians,” Dany Faigaux of Geneva told Reuters as he left a Miles Davis Hall, named after a successful jazz trumpeter.
“I wish we favourite it, we’re happy to be here on a 4th of July,” Del Rey pronounced before rising into “National Anthem”, as images of a American flag, Elvis Presley, John F. Kennedy and fireworks splashed opposite screens.
“Ok guys, we’ll see you,” she pronounced abruptly, reaching out to hold fans as she exited a stage. She did not lapse for an encore.
“She was amazing, mesmerizing,” pronounced India Plummer, visiting from Britain. “It was a bit short, we would have listened longer. The ancillary act was too long.”
“Born to Die” has soared on Britain’s charts, creation Del Rey a third-biggest artist seller of 2012 after Adele’s “21″ and “Our Version of Events” by Emeli Sande, according to total from a BPI record attention physique published on Monday.
Del Rey, genuine name Elizabeth Grant, was also named International Breakthrough Act during a BRIT Awards, British pop’s tip honors in February.
The 46th book of Montreux, one of Europe’s many prestigious summer song festivals, also facilities Bob Dylan, Katie Melua, Hugh Laurie, Gilberto Gil and a disco dusk constructed by Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson.
(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay Editing by Elaine Lies and Joseph Radford)R Soft Web Hosting