What did she wear again…. Full version of Lana Del Rey 'Blue Velvet' cover featured in H&M ad now available online
22:03 GMT, 19 September 2012
If you’re not already a dedicated H&M fan, the clip of Lana Del Rey singing 'Blue Velvet' in their autumn commercial might well be twisting your arm.
And now the full version of her cover of the 1950 song, written by Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris, can be seen below and on youtube after it was leaked, it is reported.
In July this year that Lana Del Rey became the face of H&M’s ‘LA Noir’ collection, five months after she made an impression on the fashion crowd at a Mulberry-hosted private dinner.
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In character: Lana Del Rey in the video for her cover of 'Blue Velvet'
At the gathering, she serenaded industry mogels including Michelle Williams, Alexa Chung, Elizabeth Olsen and Anna Wintour, with an apparently real impact.
‘Blue Velvet’ was confirmed as a jazz favourite after it dominated the sound track of the mesmerizing 1986 movie by David Lynchwith the same name.
Nostalgia: Lana Del Ray speaks on an old-fashioned telephone in the full version of the 'Blue Velvet' video
Scene perfection: Lana Del Rey wears a cream silk nightdress in a fifties-styled bedroom set with old lampshade and chaise longues
Twenty six-year-old Lana Del Rey first began performing in New York clubs at the age of eighteen. Three years later, she signed her first recording contract with 5 Point Records.
Four new tunes by the ‘Born to die’ singer and song-writer, also known as Lizzy Grant, have been recently leaked. Now the website Spin claims that the full version of Lara Del Rey's cover has also been leaked.
It is yet to be confirmed whether her other four new tunes, including one called ‘Big Bad Wolf’, will be officially released.
Lana Del Rey sings 'Blue Velvet'…