Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Get Ready to Roll Your Eyes for All Seven Minutes and Forty Seconds of Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem" Video

Posted By on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Just one day after a totally stupid 4-minute "trailer" for Lana Del Rey's A$AP Rocky-starring "National Anthem" video hit the internet, we have been graced with the completed product, a nearly 8-minute clip in which LDR does the Marilyn Monroe "Happy Birthday Mr. President" thing, but then also assumes the role of Jackie O while A$AP Rocky stands in as JFK. Yes, he gets shot at the end, and yes, there is an incredible amount of massive-lipped pouting, just as you would expect. "National Anthem," it turns out, is still a horrible song for a number of reasons, chief among them the way she turns "ovation" into a six-syllable word.

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