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New Reviews: Lana Del Rey's Voice Is 'Pinched and Prim'

Also: Stream new music by Leonard Cohen, Wilco, Ringo Starr and more

January 31, 2012 11:05 AM ET
New Reviews: Lana Del Rey's Voice Is 'Pinched and Prim'

In this week's slate of Rolling Stone reviews, Rob Sheffield pans internet star Lana Del Rey's first album, Born to Die: "Her voice is pinched and prim, and her song doctors need to go the fuck back to med school." Also, Joe Levy raves about Leonard Cohen's latest record, Old Ideas, in which the legendary songwriter "has shorn the ornament from his language to move from the personal to the universal," and Simon Vozick-Levinson praises the "aggressively adorable debut" of the New York band Hospitality.

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Lana Del Rey - Born to Die (stream one song)

Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas (stream one song)

Hospitality - Hospitality (stream one song)

Imperial Teen - Feel the Sound (stream one song)

Ringo Starr - Ringo 2012 (stream one song)

Underworld - A Collection (stream one song)

Escort - Escort (stream one song)

The Internet - Purple Naked Ladies (stream one song)

Wilco - iTunes Session (stream one song)

Schoolboy Q - Habits and Contradictions (stream one song)

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