Contact Us

Listen to Lana Del Rey’s May Jailer ‘Sirens’ Album

LDR
Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images

No one will dispute the fact that Lana Del Rey has identity issues. The singer, born Elizabeth Grant, traffics in breathy, sex-kitten pop, a chanteuse who cops to being a gangsta Nancy Sinatra in the here and now. But that wasn’t always the case. She tried to find her footing and recorded an album called ‘Sirens,’ which has surfaced online under the May Jailer moniker. It’s folky and fragile, and nothing like the out-there, synthy and sexy tunes on ‘Born to Die.’

On ‘Sirens,’ she’s a Triple AAA, almost granola-style singer, accompanied by acoustic guitar and singing like a little baby bird. It’s no coincidence that there’s a song called ‘Birds of a Feather’ and one titled ‘Aviation.’

Most of the songs have the same pacing, and you can just imagine LDR – oops, we mean May Jailer — cooing them in a coffeehouse in upstate New York. They all sound similar and are certainly not an indication of what was to come once she adopted the Lana Del Rey persona.

If you like acoustic folk with a bit of a modern flair, you might dig these. Check ‘em out. And after that, if you still desire more, go here and pick your pleasure.

Then tell us, PopCrush readers, do you prefer LDR to May Jailer or the reverse?

Listen to ‘Birds of a Feather’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBKRmLyLTv4

Listen to  ‘For K’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQtEhzvkNL4

Listen to ‘Bad Disease’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEu133uPhaw

Listen to ‘My Momma’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vAZFImhxgc

Listen to ‘Aviation’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BRNhUVXQSk

Listen to ‘Find My Own Way’

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAgk5dIwY-c

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://popcrush.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Popcrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Popcrush quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!