LANA DEL REY: Once Upon A Dream

SPIN: This could be the cover Lana Del Rey was meant to sing. The 1959 Disney animated film Sleeping Beauty features “Once Upon a Dream,” an orchestral ballad with a slightly creepy undertone — the two lovers met in a dream? — and a fluttery-voiced throwback heroine. And now it turns out the Tropico star recorded her own take for Angelina Jolie-led Sleeping Beauty villain’s-perspective update Maleficent. Can’t you just hear her acting out the oh-so-innocent intro: “You know, I’m really not supposed to speak to strangers…”? […] Del Rey has an album on the way, though little is known about it besides its A Clockwork Orange-referencing title, Ultraviolence (or Ultra Violence, or Ultra-Violence — little is known!).  MORE